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He communicates through pictures in a notebook…

Meet Jacob. Our family met him in Poland 9 years ago, at the very beginning of our intensive therapy journey. That first day in Poland, Jacob rolled up in his wheelchair. With a few grunts, his Mom knew he wanted his notebook full of pictures. Hundreds of pictures line sheet protectors, and his Mom, Deb, expertly flipped the pages as he pointed and vocalized instructions only she understands. “He wants to know what church you...

Run to Walk 2014

We are so excited for this year’s run! Every runner is benefiting a special child with some pretty big goals. Like learning to sit, stand or walk. Many have specific goals of increased independence–like learning to get in the car themselves, or learning to ride a bike. At Now I Can, our team works with children to reach these dreams! But we can’t do it alone. We are extremely thankful for our donors and community...

Run to Walk 2013 Sponsors

We have such incredible support this year for the Run to Walk. We are thrilled to present these friends of Now I Can, organizations who share the vision we have to help children reach for the stars. Through these generous sponsorships, the Run to Walk event expenses will be covered allowing more of the runner/walker registration fees to go straight to the patients we serve. We invite you to look into these organizations and how...

Through a Mother’s Eyes

Our family looks forward to the annual Run to Walk at Now I Can. We love it because Brandon feels like a star there! Being part of Now I Can’s events always makes him feel special. The run is also a valuable opportunity for us to help pay for the therapy at Now I Can which helps him so much. Our limited therapy benefit through our medical insurance presents many challenges as he has so...

Couch-to-5k Plan can have you ready IN-TIME for our Run to Walk

Guess what. We are just over 6 weeks away from RACE DAY! Are you ready?! Or are you debating about whether or not you will be in shape and ready for the run? Would you like a little plan to ensure your readiness to run and rock with our patients on May 18th? Well, check out this link to a couch-to-5k plan to help yourself get from the couch to a 5k. Little by little...

Family Day Favorite- Run to Walk 2013

The Run to Walk is one of my family’s favorite days of the year! Why? 1. For some reason, my kids think it’s great to wake up early and set up for the run. when my role at Now I Can changed last year, my kids’ first response was, “Can we still wake up at 5 a.m. and go to the run?” I guess that even children appreciate being involved in something bigger than themselves....