Quality of Life Grants: 1st Cycle 2009: Actively Achieving
Midwest Wheelchair Sport and Social Club
This grant will help to fund the year-long programs of this organization, of which 90% of the membership includes victims of gunshots and violent crime. The softball season starts in May with spring training and ends in late August with the National Championships. Training for the basketball season starts in the beginning of September and goes through February. A football program will also be added. Grant funds will help to underwrite the purchase of two sports wheelchairs. This grant is funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Award #1U59DD000338).
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