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.
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!
- Anthony Giordano, PE
- United Spinal Association of Connecticut (NSCIA-CT)
- N&D Sports
- New England Orthotics and Prosthetics
- LH Brenner Insurance
- Universal Hotel Liquidators
- Only the Best Pizza and Catering
- The Hamilton Group
- People’s United Bank
- Stop & Shop West Haven
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