A Letter From Our Founder

Dear Ability Together Community,

As we begin another year, I find myself reflecting on the incredible journey we’ve embarked upon together. Your unwavering support has been the cornerstone of our success, and I am writing to express my deepest gratitude for the impact you’ve made as a valued member of the Ability Together family.

In 2023, we achieved milestones that wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication and generosity of our community. From expanding our programs to reaching new heights in advocacy, each step forward was a testament to the collective strength and commitment we share.

Highlights of 2023

Program Expansion

We successfully expanded our programs to reach more individuals with diverse abilities, providing them with the support and resources they need to thrive. We ended the year by receiving a Helping Hands Grant from the Anaheim Community Foundation to expand our services into the Anaheim community. We estimate this expansion will benefit over 3,000 community members with disabilities, 120 medical practitioners and staff, and 100 students.

Community Outreach

Our advocacy efforts gained momentum, creating positive change and raising awareness about the importance of inclusivity and communication accessibility. I was able to participate in a panel that focused on bringing disability awareness to first responders.

Impactful Partnerships

Collaborating with like-minded organizations, we forged partnerships that amplified our impact and allowed us to create a more inclusive and supportive environment. 

Your role in these achievements cannot be overstated. Whether through financial contributions, volunteering your time, or simply spreading the word about our mission, each action has contributed to the positive change we are making together.

An invitation

As we continue this momentum into 2024, I invite you to join us in building an even brighter future. Share the mission of Ability Together with your friends, family, and colleagues. Together, we can reach new horizons and create a world where everyone, regardless of ability, is empowered to lead fulfilling lives.

In the spirit of unity and progress, let’s continue to break barriers and build bridges. Thank you for being an integral part of Ability Together, and here’s to a year of continued growth, compassion, and inclusion.

Wishing a prosperous New Year.

In gratitude,

Keith Bonchek
Chief Executive Officer
Ability Together

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