"The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access Program offers adaptive recreation programs to support people with disabilities in outdoor recreation activities. Come with your family/caregivers to explore the outdoors in a supportive setting or recreate on your own in numerous accessible locations!"
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The Challenged Athletes Foundation believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
One of the most wonderful things about GRIT's journey - from the classrooms at MIT, to the the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro, to our headquarters in Boston - has been the amazing people, and organizations we've met along the way. That's why we're launching Squad Shout-Outs, a new blog series to shine a spotlight on these fantastic organizations.