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.
DePalma’s Pizza, East Haven
First Church of Christ, Clinton
New Britain Medical
Olsen Building Systems
St. Andrew the Apostle Society
The Amity Club
York Business Center