NDAD Application Process Begins For 3rd Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant

NDAD is pleased to announce the start of its application process for the third Faye Gibbens Memorial Grant, named for the statewide charitable nonprofit’s late co-founder and longtime program services leader. As it has twice before since the grant’s debut in 2015, NDAD will award a $5,000 grant to a North Dakota agency/organization to be…
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NDAD’s 20th Escape To The Lake A Few Weeks Away

The 20th Escape to the Lake created by NDAD is set for Sat., June 21, at Nelson Lake Recreation Area near Center, N.D., in Oliver County northwest of Bismarck and Mandan. The adaptive water recreation event gives people with a variety of disabilities an opportunity to participate in water recreation with family and friends able to…
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NDAD’s Busy Free Assistive Equipment Loan Program Re-stocked

February was a busy month for the Grand Forks portion of NDAD’s free short-term equipment loan program. Even though February is the year’s shortest month, the program provided 95 pieces of assistive equipment out of its Grand Forks office – surpassing the record of 89 pieces in July 2013, according to Jeri Hietala, NDAD’s client…
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GRANT CAMPBELL BENEFIT TONIGHT: Grand Forks 18-year-old Not Letting Near-fatal Stroke Keep Him Down

By Mike Brue Grant Campbell wants very much to remember what happened to him at the start of this year. An 18-year-old from Grand Forks, Grant only knows only what he’s been told, or what he’s read in his family’s CaringBridge web journal about the whole ordeal: • He was found lying on the snow…
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‘Stronger Every Day’: Benefit 11am-2pm Saturday For Forks Man Hurt In Train-vehicle Collision

By Mike Brue Home is where Kyle Johnson’s heart is. He’d like to be there, too. The 28-year-old hasn’t seen his Grand Forks residence, which he shares with his parents, since leaving for his job with the Grand Forks Public Health department’s Mosquito Control team the morning of Aug. 21, 2013. Around 8:30 a.m. that…
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