Arizona bridge to independent living Archives

Arizona Bridge to Independent Living is now Ability360

Ability360 staff (CEO Phil Pangrazio in the middle) wearing t-shirts with new brand.  (Loren Worthington photo)

After nearly 35 years as Arizona Bridge to Independent Living, or ABIL, the nonprofit organization that provides services, resources and support to the Valley’s disability community has changed its name and brand to Ability360 to better reflect its mission to empower people with all types of disabilities. “Ability360 puts the focus on the word ‘ability’… Read More →

SpoFit Launches StandUp Amputee Basketball League

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Amputees looking to play standup basketball games now have the chance with the launching of the StandUp Amputee Basketball League at the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit), a program of Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL). SpoFit is located at 5031 E. Washington, St. at the Disability Empowerment… Read More →

Thunderbirds Donate $25,000 to SpoFit

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More children and youth with disabilities can now experience and participate in team sports like basketball and power soccer thanks to a $25,000 donation from Thunderbirds Charities that was used to buy ten specialty sports wheelchairs for the Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (SpoFit). “For children with spina bifida,… Read More →

Arizona Business Promotions and People Moving Up

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Arizona Business Promotions: Arizona business is booming as important executives across the Valley are being appointed, promoted and honored. Major companies highlight their updates on essential leaders within their divisions. Congratulations to the following who have shown excellence in their field: American Heart Association (Western States Affiliate) Kelly Grose: Grose has been named senior vice… Read More →