Welcome

Thank you for your interest in the Center for Disability Rights (CDR) Annual Wheel-A-Thon to benefit young people with disabilities. The Wheel-A-Thon is a fundraising and community awareness campaign to benefit the youth programs and activities of the CDR and its partners.

The 2018 Wheel-A-Thon took place from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at Savin Rock Conference Center, 5 Rock St., West Haven. There was live entertainment throughout.

Visit our flickr page for photos of this year’s Wheel-A-Thon to Benefit Youth with Disabilities.

When you participate in the Wheel-A-Thon you can walk, roll in a wheelchair or ride a bicycle along a 1-mile route. You can register and participate as an individual or you can form a team with your family, friends and co-workers.

Visit us on Facebook or friend CDR on Facebook, and like Wheel-A-Thon on Facebook, too!  Thank you.

The money raised during the 2018 Wheel-A-Thon provided Summer Empowerment Camp opportunities to eight high school juniors and seniors and provided eight Wheel-A-Thon Scholarships.

The 2018 Wheel-A-Thon Scholarship Awardees are:

  • Jeremiah Barrett, Ansonia
  • Katie Callahan, Milford
  • Brianna Darden, West Haven
  • Emma Grace, Milford
  • Kaylee Jamieson, Milford
  • Liam O’Connor, Cromwell
  • Kirsten Sheridan, Milford
  • Jake Shey, Weston

Individuals who are not part of a team but who raise at least $25 for young people with disabilities can participate in the CDR Wheel-A-Thon as individuals.

The top 2018 fund raising teams were:

1st Place: Anthony Giordano Family
2nd Place: Sandy’s Steamrollers
3rd Place: Sundwall/DME

The winner of the Team Spirit Award was “Friends of CDR.”

The 1st Place Individual Fundraiser was Andrea Ryan.

A Great Big ‘Thank You!’ to All of Our 2018 Corporate Sponsors!

Other Donors included:

  • Apple Oil Co.
  • Arnold’s Jewelers
  • DePalma’s Pizza, East Haven
  • First Church of Christ, Clinton
  • Hi-Fashion Cleaners
  • New Britain Medical
  • Olsen Building Systems
  • St. Andrew the Apostle Society
  • The Amity Club
  • York Business Center
  • CDR Staff