Recognizing Ability Connection Colorado’s Community of Support

city-wide_banner At Ability Connection Colorado (ACCO), we are so fortunate to have an incredible community of support – both internally and externally – including amazingly dedicated employees, volunteers, corporations, and foundations who care deeply and commit themselves to the mission of ACCO. On March 18, 2016, we held our bi-annual Citywide Meeting, where employees and community members gather to celebrate individual and organizational achievements, and recognize the many who make this work possible. We wanted to share these great recognitions with our larger community, since not everyone could attend due to the incredible snowfall on this day. Continue reading “Recognizing Ability Connection Colorado’s Community of Support” »

Kiwanis Club and Ability Connection Colorado Continue Legacy Started in 1947!

kiwanis_2In 1947, the Kiwanis Club of Denver gifted $750.00 to Cerebral Palsy of Colorado (now Ability Connection Colorado) to establish a loan library to “aid parents in their search for more knowledge concerning Cerebral Palsy.” Seven decades later, this tradition continues with the South Denver Kiwanis Club. Continue reading “Kiwanis Club and Ability Connection Colorado Continue Legacy Started in 1947!” »

Nonprofit school to begin new chapter in Aurora

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With its waiting list of about 800 would-be students, Ability Connection Colorado needs more space.

The nonprofit is breaking ground on a fifth early childhood education center in Aurora next month. The waiting list for classroom seats is hovering at around 800 potential students, and Tiffani Lennon, VP of strategic development, said the expansion will allow Ability Connection to increase enrollment by 20 percent. Continue reading “Nonprofit school to begin new chapter in Aurora” »

This Organization is Protecting the Rights and Dignity of Colorado’s Most Vulnerable

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Rebecca is a 66-year-old woman with severe cerebral palsy. Her elderly parents both passed, leaving her dependent on institutions for her medical and personal care. A judge presiding over Rebecca’s case happened to be familiar with Guardianship Alliance of Colorado (a program of Ability Connection Colorado) and referred her to the program. Continue reading “This Organization is Protecting the Rights and Dignity of Colorado’s Most Vulnerable” »

Circle K and its Customers Making a Difference

Circle K and Judy HamA little change can make a lot of sense.

Updated September 4, 2015

If you walk into any Circle K or Shell gas station in Colorado you will notice a donation canister on the counter benefiting the programs and services of Ability Connection Colorado (ACCO). Thanks to Circle K and Shell customers like you,

invaluable funds have been donated. Continue reading “Circle K and its Customers Making a Difference” »

ACCO Annual Meeting a Celebration of Impact and Achievement!

acco_news_iconACCO’s well attended Annual Meeting was held on March 13, 2015. Employees and guests gathered together to review the impacts and outcomes of fiscal year 2013-2014 and to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of coworkers, community agencies and partners through a special annual awards presentation. Additionally, Rick Allsbrook, Market Manager for Circle K Stores, Continue reading “ACCO Annual Meeting a Celebration of Impact and Achievement!” »

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