Team Impact connects children who have special health needs to local college athletic teams. Team Impact’s mission is improving the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.
It has had such a positive impact on our daughter. Although our daughter is not able to skate, she loves to watch hockey. She has been watching the UVM women’s hockey for two years now and is very excited to be a part of their team. It is the first time in 7 years that we have seen her so confident in herself and happy to be a part of the UVM team.
Make a Wish Foundation of Vermont is an incredible organization that has granted 700 wishes to Vermont children with life-threatening medical conditions over the last 25 years. Make-A-Wish serves a unique, and vital, role in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions. The work they do is truly inspirational.
Team Hoyt Foundation is a non-profit organization that aspires to encourage children with special needs to be a part of their community. Dick and his son, Rick, have completed running races and triathlons throughout the United States. They are truly an inspiration. The foundation is very resourceful at getting adaptive strollers and bicycles. They have numerous running races throughout the year that include people with all types of disabilities being pushed in adaptive strollers.