In May 2021, our Maine State lead, Delia Fravert collected eggs that her chickens laid and sold them! She sold them in dozens outside of her dad's work and many people decided to support the cause! Delia cared for both the chickens and the eggs and raised $200 for Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation. Maine Adaptive is committed to their mission, and offers a large variety of adaptive sports like cycling, paddling, and tennis! Visit the past events photo gallery tab to view some pictures of this fundraiser, and more!
In April 2021, our Illinois state leads, Veda Kommineni and Caroline James, planted a variety of seeds in about 100 pots and raised flowers. The two nourished their plants until July, and went door to door in their neighborhoods selling the plants. They also took pre-orders and delivered those as well. Caroline and Veda accumulated $768.62 in donations in which the gave to Adaptive Programming at their local YMCA. Adaptive programming offers different adaptive sports, including gymnastics.
On June 19, 2021, one of our Missouri State leads, Sriya Pokala, performed at an Arangetram, a type of graduation event for traditional Indian dance. She set up a table outside of the auditorium at which she held the event, and people who wished to donate did so. Our New Jersey lead, Aditya Pokala, helped out by running that table while the performance was going on. Kinley Schade, our other Missouri State lead helped with the table set up and informational board. With many generous donations, the team was able to raise a total of $4000 for Dance Ability. Kinley and Sriya surpassed their goal and this was definitely our biggest fundraiser yet!
Our Southern California Leads, Brian Kim and Erin Chae, baked and sold chocolate chip and meringue cookies! They walked from door to door, while taking COVID precautions, on June 12, 2021, and accumulated a total of $113 for the Central California Adaptive Sports Center! This program offers a wide range of adaptive sports!
In May 2021, our New Jersey state lead, Aditya Pokala, performed at his piano recital. At the recital, Aditya set up a table at which he sold pre-packaged cupcakes to people who attended the event. He collected both cash and online donations, both of which accumulated $280! Aditya donated the money he raised to the Arc of Bergen and Passaic, and adaptive sports program in his area. You can read more about the program in our "Organizations we Support" tab!
Our North California Lead, Hailey Harris, raised a total of $70 for the Central California Adaptive Sports Center in April of 2021! After receiving some generous donations, we were able to attain this amount!
Our West Virginia State Leads, Will Madden and Hunter Miley, raised a total of $220 after receiving multiple donations! The money that they raised went to Special Olympics West Virginia which is part of the Special Olympics global movement that promotes inclusivity! You can read more about Special Olympics West Virginia in our "Organizations we Support" tab!
Our New Jersey state lead, Aditya Pokala, raised $1,026 for the Arc of Bergen and Passaic who are dedicated to assisting individuals and their families with developmental and intellectual disabilities! With many generous donations, we were able to surpass our goal! You can read more about the Arc of Bergen and Passaic in our "Organizations we Support" tab!
Our Florida Lead, Kartikeye Gupta, kicked off the new year by fundraising for Central Florida Dreamplex, an adaptive sports program which you can find more about in the ”Organizations we Support“ tab! With multiple donations, we raised a total of $325! You can read more about Central Florida Dreamplex in our "Organizations we Support" tab!
In November 2020, our Pennsylvania State lead, Navya Reddy, baked and sold chocolate chip and sugar cookies! She made sure to take COVID-19 precautions by taking pre-orders and delivering the cookies to the donors' doorsteps. Navya ended up raising a total of $430, which she donated to the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports, or PCAS. The organization currently operates 13 sport-and-wellness programs year-round including, skiing, cycling, climbing, kayaking, rowing, sitting volleyball, yoga, swimming, hockey, triathlon, and track and field.
Sriya Pokala and Kinley Schade, our Missouri State leads-and directors-organized a virtual race in November 2020. Participants chose a distance to walk, bike, run, or wheel, and "raced" on their own time on November 14. Kinley and Sriya raised a total of $1110 for Dance Ability, and adaptive dance program in their area. You can learn more about Dance Ability by visiting the "Organizations we Support" tab!
This virtual race fundraiser took place in Edwardsville, Illinois to raise money for Dance Ability, which is an adaptive dance program in Columbia, Missouri. Our Illinois leads, Veda and Caroline, raised $290!
The fundraiser Cupcakes for a Cause raised a total of $1,315 for the Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA). During this fundraiser, our Missouri leads, Kinley and Sriya, baked and delivered over 300 cupcakes, making sure to take precautions for COVID-19.
Outside of our fundraisers, we've raised a total of $101 for the Adaptive Training Foundation in Texas with the help of our generous donors.