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Welcome to NDAD.org

The mission of NDAD is to enhance the quality of lives of individuals facing health challenges.
Charitable nonprofit NDAD -- the North Dakota Association for the Disabled -- was founded more than 40 years ago by concerned citizens for the purpose of assisting people with disabilities and health challenges in the state of North Dakota, many of whom were ineligible for services from other agencies. NDAD's reach also includes border communities in surrounding states.

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Minnkota Power employees give $500 to NDAD
August 02, 2017

Minnkota Power employees give $500 to NDAD

The latest donation from the Jeans Day fund of Minnkota Power Cooperative employees will help NDAD, most likely our charity's Healthcare Equipment Loan Program. ...

NDAD gets Caring Foundation grant for equipment loan program
July 26, 2017

NDAD gets Caring Foundation grant for equipment loan program

NDAD’s Healthcare Equipment Loan Program (HELP) has gotten a $2,500 boost from Blue Cross Blue Shield North Dakota’s Caring Foundation to purchase new durable medical equipment. ...

Wheel fun on the court
July 25, 2017

Wheel fun on the court

The summer months are a fine time to learn more about NDAD's wheelchair basketball program, which takes place two Sundays a month in Grand Forks year-round. ...

Deanna Bakken
Just a few weeks before Christmas 2014, Deanna Bakken had something she really wanted her mom and dad to see. So, Kay and Garry Bakken obliged her and went to see Deanna, who has cerebral palsy, work with her new Fargo physical therapist, Kari Torgerson. They saw far more than they had expected: Deanna stood and took a few steps— with the ...
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Community Fundraiser:Maria Williams Kennedy
Community Fundraiser: Maria Williams Kennedy
A big benefit combo for Grand Forks' Maria Williams Kennedy was held in Grand Forks in June. There's still time to help her, though; visit NDAD's community fundraisers page for Maria and donate online, using your credit card or PayPal account. Or, with the address provided on that page, mail a donation. Thank you.
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