Connect Programs

Connect aims to bridge gaps in services for people with a variety of challenges.

DONATED EQUIPMENT PROGRAM

 ConnectAbility of MN has an amazing Donated Equipment Program.  Our programs benefit both sides of the donations.

As a donor, we provide a place to bring your used accessibility equipment.  We provide a charitable donation tax receipt and ensure that the equipment will be provided to someone else who can use it at no cost to them.

As a recipient, we provide clean, refurbished equipment to people or families that need it at no cost.

To learn more about this program click the button below.

AGE-FRIENDLY PROGRAMS

The Age-Friendly program is a wonderful grant and donation-funded program.  The programs supported vary throughout the year as we are awarded various grants and directed donations. 

Please see below for our currently available programs.

Adaptive Toys

 

With our community partnership with Courage Kenny and a generous grant through the Central Minnesota Noon Optimist Club, we are able to give away over 50 young child toys that have been adapted with switch buttons!

Transportation

 

Through a generous grant from the United Way Central MN fund, we are able to provide transportation in Sherburne, Benton, Stearns, and Wright counties for the purpose of food sourcing, job seeking, mental health support, and medical appointments.  This is a limited funding program and will be administered on a first come/served monthly basis. 

Please use the application form below to see if we can help you/your client.

INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY EVENTS

ConnectAbility has been providing community inclusive events for families for decades.

For 2022 we are excited to be bringing back Super Strikers adaptive bowling.  To kick start the program, we will be hosting 3 individual bowling dates in the summer.  We will bring back the full 2 four week leagues in the late fall and early winter. 

Click the button below for information and to register.

The annual Halloween Party has been proving a safe, fun, and inclusive experience for children and families from across the state for decades.  We are excited to host again this year!

Click the button below for information and to register.

Super Strikers is back!

You are invited to our Super Strikers event Saturday, October 15th from 1:45 – 4:00 pm at Great River Bowl in Sartell, MN.

All participants must register.

October 24.2022 is the day for a howling load of fun.

Featuring: interactive games, prizes, treat bags, food, and entertainment!

RESET CONNECTION

You’ve secured respite services for your loved one. Reset Connection is here to help make your time away more enjoyable. 

When a person secures respite services, ConnectAbility of MN will partner with local restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers to secure donated gift cards for the care provider(s) to use while they rest, refresh, and re-energize.

Please complete the referral form below. Once submitted, a team member will reach out to you to follow up.

ConnectAbility of MN is a non-profit organization that supports people with physical and invisible barriers.  It is our pleasure, through this program, to also support their families. All services and gift cards are provided at no charge.

ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT CONNECTION

The Adaptive Equipment Connection is an amazing financial assistance program that is funded by grants, corporate donations, and private donations. 

This program allows us to bridge the gaps when items are needed but the person or family can not afford them.

Click the button below to learn more and find the application.