Quality of Life Grants: 2nd Cycle 2010: Actively Achieving
American DanceWheels Foundation, Inc. Military/Veterans
Bala Cynwyd, PA
This Quality of Life grant will support the So You Think You Can't Dance? Wounded Veterans Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin Dance Program, geared to veterans with spinal cord injuries and their able-bodied partners. Dance training will be offered to individuals who use manual or power wheelchairs, part or full-time, standing partners including family and friends, local dance teachers and occupational, physical, and recreational therapists at the Veterans Administration's Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury Center in Palo Alto, California. Grant funds will help to fund programmatic expenses. This grant is funded through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Award # 1U59DD000338).
Visit their website at www.americandancewheels.org.