KEEN is a national, nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families and caregivers. KEEN's mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of its athletes through non-competitive activities, allowing young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.
UPCOMING KEEN PHOENIX FUNDRAISER!
HEALTHY BODIES BREAKFAST
Friday, November 15, 2013
7:00am to 8:30am
Tickets are $50 each.
For directions to the event, click here.
For more information on sponsorships and attendance, please call Jo Ellen McNamara at 480-330-8855 or email email@example.com
FUN FOR ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES
By Mary Ann Bashaw | July 2013
Isabelle Henderson (11) tackles the rock-climbing wall with the help of intern Mindy Shreeve, An ASU student majoring in recreational therapy. Photo by Daniel Friedman.
It happens all over the Valley. Kids of all ages gather in a state-of-the-art sports facility to participate in favorite activities that range from basketball and gymnastics to swimming and yoga. So what’s different about the scenario at this Phoenix facility?
All of the athletes have disabilities.
British Cyclist Christopher Day Completes Trans-USA Bicycle R ide to support KEEN Oxford.
KEEN is currently enrolling new athletes and new volunteers.
To enroll your child, please complete the new athlete enrollment form.
KEEN Phoenix sessions are held at:
Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
12701 North Scottsdale Road
(just North of Cactus)
Gompers Habilitation Center
Do you have a special talent/interest such as yoga, gymnastics, music, and art that you would be willing to share with others? KEEN Phoenix is looking for volunteers to share their talents with an amazing group of athletes.
To register as a volunteer, please complete the new volunteer registration form.
If you have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jo Ellen McNamara at 480-330-8855.