“The Council for Developmental Disabilities, Inc. operates under the acronym of ABLE -Able Bodies Learning to Excel. ABLE is a private non-profit organization, 501© (3) , providing many resources for individuals with developmental disabilities. ABLE’s programs let these men and women lead more productive lives. By acquiring self-sufficient living abilities and marketable work skills, people with developmental disabilities can expand their options, lifestyle, housing and employment. ”
You can learn more about them at ableinnorman.org. Their facility serves East Norman coop very well with ample parking, tables, chairs and restrooms. Non-profits seldom step out from their narrow focus to lend a hand to unrelated enterprises. This one did because of caring individuals who understand that we all live better together. Bob Hunter is our community coordinator at ABLE. He has taken this step because ABLE is a part of our community. Now we all have an opportunity to help ABLE. When you place your coop order, scroll to the end of the catalogue, to the donations section and send a few (or several) dollars to ABLE. They are completely dependent on their community (that’s us) to pay their mortgages, maintain buses, and much more. We can send ABLE a message that we are part of their community too.