Inspirational glass Christmas ornaments re-discovered at United Ability are on sale

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Zach Woolley holding the handcrafted glass ornament modeled after him in 2005. Photo courtesy of United Ability

This fall, in the office of United Ability, the staff made a very special discovery. Tucked away in storage was a box of beautifully designed Christmas glass ornaments that were produced in 2005. (Learn how you can purchase one – HERE)

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United Ability, one of Birmingham’s most treasured organizations turns 70 years old

Photograph of the original building that housed Spastic Aid, which is now United Ability.  The building is where Top Golf  is located today. Photo courtesy of United Ability

Last week, United Ability, one of Birmingham’s most treasured organizations, celebrated its 70th birthday on August 30.

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Learn why the United Ability Vino & Van Gogh Wine and Art Event on Thursday, August 23 is more than a party

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The Hudson family, Brad, Emily and April. Photo courtesy of Brad Hudson.

The upcoming United Ability Vino & Van Gogh fundraiser is one of the best events this summer in Birmingham. It is also the most important cause you can support to help families in need.

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United Ability’s Journey of Hope Gala on August 4, features America’s Got Talent star Mandy Harvey, Birmingham’s own Awesome Mary and much more

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Dr. Mark Cohen, this year’s United Ability Journey of Hope honoree. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

Last month, Bham Now profiled the remarkable life of Dr. Mark Cohen, this year’s honoree at United Ability’s Journey of Hope Gala, to be held on August 4, at the Alys Stephens Center.

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A life-changing organization. Be a part of United Ability’s Journey of Hope Gala

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Left to right: Mark Cohen, Cedric Scott and Charles Hood. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

It was a typical assignment. Interview Dr. Mark Cohen, this year’s honoree at United Ability’s Journey of Hope gala slated for August 4th at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

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Dorothy Levy celebrates her 106th birthday with United Ability, an organization she helped found

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Dorothy Levy helped found United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, which is now United Ability. She turns 106 years old on June 16, 2018. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

Yesterday, Dorothy Levy, one of the founders of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, which is now United Ability, celebrated her 106th birthday at United Ability’s LINCPoint Adult Day Program.

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5 things you need to know about United Ability’s abiliTEE Golf Classic on June 14 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course

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Photo courtesy of United Ability.

Golf-lovers unite! If you love and play golf and want to “give back” to a life-changing organization in our community, this year join United Ability at their annual abiliTEE Golf Classic on June 14th, at the beautiful Robert Trent Jones Oxmoor Valley Golf Course.

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We’ve got the perfect project for you to work on over Spring Break – United Ability Day

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United Ability’s 2018 t-shirts. Photo courtesy of United Ability.

Every year, it is “Casual Day” before the first football game of the season, when Alabama and Auburn football fans wear t-shirts and jerseys the Friday before game day in lieu of business attire. This year, show your support for individuals with disabilities and their families by enlisting your local business, community group, church, friends and family to wear the United Ability t-shirt on April 27 – United Ability Day.

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Bojangles’ Inc. presents United Ability with check for nearly $25,000

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Bojangles’ presenting check to United Ability. Photo courtesy of United Ability.

When checking out at a store – grocery, pharmacy, etc. – you are often asked if you would like to donate $1 to a specific cause. While you may feel that a single dollar won’t make much of an impact, in truth, it really does add up.  Continue reading “Bojangles’ Inc. presents United Ability with check for nearly $25,000”

Fighting through cerebral palsy, the United Way supports families

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Eryca Lewis and her son, Kylin – photo from the United Way of Central Alabama

Eryca Lewis and her son, Kylin, have a special bond. That’s the first thing you notice about them. It’s seen in the loving and supportive way they look at each other and in Eryca’s gentle clasp of Kylin’s shaking hand as he describes how United Way fights for him. Continue reading “Fighting through cerebral palsy, the United Way supports families”