The Haynie family. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Pictures of four-year-old Claire Haynie holding up a
United Ability car tag are being seen in and around Birmingham these days. It is on the United Ability website, in ads online, and yes, on a banner in front of United Ability, where Claire goes to school at Hand in Hand.
Continue reading “‘It’s Me!’ Four-year-old Claire Haynie, the face of the United Ability car tag campaign” Kevin Braswell, Daniel Creech and Alyssa Scharf at United Ability’s LincPoint . Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Opening doors brings joy to
United Ability’s Daniel Creech.
Each day, at the front desk of
LINCPoint, home of United Ability’s Adult Day Program for Adults with disabilities, Daniel now opens doors and welcomes co-workers and visitors alike to the bustling enrichment center that serves daily hundreds of people.
Continue reading “United Ability and Smart Solutions team up to open doors and enrich lives for people with disabilities” 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 –
Continue reading “Inspirational glass Christmas ornaments re-discovered at United Ability are on sale” 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
United Ability, one of Birmingham’s most treasured organizations, celebrated its 70th birthday on August 30.
Continue reading “United Ability, one of Birmingham’s most treasured organizations turns 70 years old” Sponsored 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.
Continue reading “Learn why the United Ability Vino & Van Gogh Wine and Art Event on Thursday, August 23 is more than a party” Sponsored Dr. Mark Cohen, this year’s United Ability Journey of Hope honoree. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.
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.
Continue reading “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” Sponsored 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.
Continue reading “A life-changing organization. Be a part of United Ability’s Journey of Hope Gala” 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.
Continue reading “Dorothy Levy celebrates her 106th birthday with United Ability, an organization she helped found” Sponsored Photo from Laura Davis
Recently, Bham Now met with the Chris and Laura Davis from Vestavia Hills about the work of
United Ability and how their daughter Grace has inspired and enriched their lives.
Continue reading “Learn from the Davis family why you need to participate in United Ability Day” Sponsored 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.
Continue reading “We’ve got the perfect project for you to work on over Spring Break – United Ability Day” 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” Sponsored 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”