It’s that time of year again. The annual 5 mile Menlo walk in aid of Ability West is celebrating ten years and this year hope to raise a bumper €10,000 to mark the occasion. The walk takes place on Sunday 12th February, starting at 12:00 Noon from Scoil Bhride Menlo, Galway City. Full details of the event can be found under “Upcoming Events” on www.abilitywest.ie A shuttle bus is available from the city, please contact Brega at 087-6179886
In case you missed it, last Saturday January 21st Dochas ADS featured on the RTE Evening News. The segment highlighted the benefits and value of the Rural Social Scheme to local community groups. Click on the link below and skip to 5min and 50 seconds in to watch it. Congratulations to all involved who made Ability West very proud.
Leap is a family-led, non-profit organisation that works on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. They work with families, their supporters and allies, people with disabilities, service providers and others.
They focus our efforts on increasing expectations of what is possible in the lives of people with disabilities. They support families to build a vision of a good life and focus on relationships,belonging and socially valued roles for their family member with a disability.