This time of year is a great time to reflect on successes of the past year, and to give thanks for all of the people who helped you get there. If you are reading this now, you are one of the Hollis Adams Foundation family. We have served the largest number of participants ever at […]
Hollis Adams Programming
The Hollis Adams Foundation has provided quality social and recreational experiences to adults on the north side on Indianapolis with intellectual and developmental disabilities for nearly 50 years. Our mission is to provide social, educational, recreational, and community activities to adults with developmental disabilities so they can enjoy life experiences most of us take for […]
Prom for Anyone with Special Needs 16 and Over!
Hollis Adams Foundation is proud to be co-sponsoring our second annual FREE Prom for people with special needs (16 and older) on May 29th from 6:30p-9p at White River Christian Church. The prom is a Masquerade Ball so it is a formal event. Put on your suits and dresses and join us for a wonderful […]
Coming to the Mud Run: Nelson’s Famous BBQ Chicken
Here is a shout out to anyone who has a lake house in the Wawasee/Lake Webster area. Or who has attended a Notre Dame home football game. Or been to the Maple Syrup Festival in Wakarusa, the St. Joe County Fair or the Elkhart County Fair. Or even those of you who have attended the […]
Why is Hollis Adams Foundation passionate about serving adults?
“If your organization benefitted kids or animals, I am sure you would be more successful raising funds!” The first time someone said this to me, I was incredulous. Stunned to be exact. But then I heard it again, and again. And people continue to say this to me. This statement has certainly become a source […]
Calling all siblings!
Do you have a brother or sister with a developmental disability? Are you currently assisting them with day-to-day care or decisions? Is that something that might be in your future? Or will you be supporting another sibling that will be taking the caregiving lead? If so, let’s join forces and create a forum in which […]
Mud Run Testimonial: Daniel Woody
Unsure of whether or not you should register for the Mud Run? Here’s what one of our runners, Daniel Woody, had to say about last year’s event: I thought the Mud Run last year was awesome! Although, I made a serious miscalculation in my footwear … Don’t wear boots! The whole course was amazing, but […]
Mud Run Obstacle Highlight: The Barbed Wire Crawl
It’s that time again! This week we’re taking a look at a staple in the Mud Run hall of fame. The Barbed Wire Crawl. If somehow you manage to keep clean until you reach the barbed wire crawl, you can rest assured your washing machine will be getting some use later on. You’ll be on […]
Mud Run Obstacle Highlight: The Rope Bridge
Welcome to the new Obstacle Spotlight! Each week we’ll be looking at one of the many fun, challenging, and muddy obstacles for the Annual Hollis Adam’s Mud Run! Today we’re looking at an obstacle that teaches us: “Looks… can be deceiving.” It’s the Rope Bridge Obstacle, and don’t underestimate the challenges that come along with […]
Universal Adaptation: How Hollis Adams helps overcome obstacles
Each and every day, individuals with disabilities are faced with obstacles they must overcome in order to successfully complete the day. Universal Design has become a popular term describing a trend to design products so everyone can use them. For example, designing a door so it can be opened by a wheelchair user as well […]