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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: BEV DEARDEN
The time and talent our volunteers dedicate to creating personality-forward walker capes as part of our WAWOS Wear program is part of the magic that keeps our 100% volunteer non profit going. These capes are donated for free to amazing kiddos so that they can express their interests,...
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Kevin Peruch
At the recent "Sew For Service" event with Williams-Sonoma Inc., WAWOS Founder Jacquie Robison had the privilege of meeting Kevin Peruch. As Jacquie opened up about her family's story, Kevin found a quiet moment to share a little of his. It's a warm and powerful perspective about...
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Susie Tallman
Celebrating children is something this volunteer knows a lot about. Susie Tallman (Yarbrough), Founder of Rock Me Baby Records, is an accomplished singer whose just-released album, Spanish Songs for Children Learning Spanish is being considered for a Grammy. Susie, her husband...
2020 WAWOS Wishes recipients
Accessible recreation is more than just a means for a child with a physical difference to get out -- it's a way for them IN to a world of adventure. It's an invitation to participate, to play, to explore their interests and have opportunities for discovery, community and connection....
VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: PAM STRAKA
WAWOS is 100% volunteer-supported with a mission to celebrate children with Cerebral Palsy and related neurodevelopmental delays to promote inclusion and accessibility. Our flagship program is WAWOS Wear -- handmade walker capes that add some personality to assistive devices and...
Volunteer Spotlight: Sue L.
As a 100% volunteer-supported nonprofit, WAWOS depends on the skills of incredible people to grow our organization and share our mission. Our flagship program is WAWOS Wear; beautiful walker capes that are donated to pediatric rehab facilities, hospitals and groups that serve...
Thank you, Senator Tom Harkin
Today, July 26th, marks the 31st anniversary of the American With Disabilities Act, a landmark civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability and provides similar protections against discrimination to Americans with disabilities as the Civil Rights Act of 1964....