Feb
11
2018

Meet the first Gerber Baby with Down Syndrome (2018)

The 2018 Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Dalton, Georgia who is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby since the contest’s start in 2010. Cortney Warren said she entered the Gerber contest on a whim, after a relative pointed out an ad seeking submissions. After posting a […]

Jun
30
2015

How a Family Car Wash Has Changed the Lives of People With Autism

Like many people with autism, Andrew D’Eri had a hard time finding a job. Then, his father, a veteran entrepreneur, and older brother, who had recently finished business school, had an idea: What if they opened business employed mostly by people with autism? “We wanted to build … an example big and bold and out […]

Nov
6
2014

2014-Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, “The Big Idea”

    Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation launched a campaign that will redefine what it means to live with SCI. This initiative, called The Big Idea, will support the next phase epidural stimulation research and recruit 36 new candidates to evaluate the efficacy of the intervention in restoring autonomic functions, movement below the injury level, […]

Nov
5
2014

2014-Veterans Virtual Career Fair

MEET LIVE WITH RECRUITERS ONLINE • More than 81,000 veterans hired since September 2011 • Chat live with recruiters in their virtual booths • View/apply for jobs in real time • Win great prizes like IPad and Visa gift cards

Sep
19
2014

Hero Artist’s Work Lives On

“Paul Smith, born in 1921 with severe spastic cerebral palsy, learned to use a standard typewriter to create beautiful pictures that from a distance resemble fine pencil or pastel drawings. Paul died in Roseburg, Oregon in 2007.” -Via YouTube

Sep
17
2014

Hero Gymnast has the Most Incredible Story

This is a story that you just have to hear the star tell. This is by far one of the most inspirational stories to date. This is the story of Jennifer Bricker.

Aug
14
2014

Hero Ex-SVP : “Walgreens has “dream goal”, …10% disabled workforce within five years”

A Truly Uplifting Story Randy Lewis has an incredible story to tell. “It’s the tale of how a man who led logistics at America’s largest drug-store chain, supporting it as it grew from 1,600 to 8,000 outlets with the most advanced logistics network in its sector, did so while giving job opportunities to thousands of disabled […]

Aug
1
2014

Hero Community Volunteers Help Veteran

DC is extremely proud of these hero community volunteers that have come together to help a fellow neighbor after a fire destroyed her home. —– “I just feel blessed, you know, just blessed, blessed, blessed, blessed,” Silva said. “We need to all come together and support our friends and neighbors because none of us know when […]

Jun
27
2014

Hero, Local Veteran Gives Back

Dave Flowers is a local hero making a huge difference. The Dave Flowers Foundation was established for the purpose of providing critical support to veterans underserved by current public and private veteran support programs. The Dave Flowers Foundation is focused primarily on veterans of WWII, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam Conflict. The service area […]

Mar
16
2014