Two Lives Changed

On the left, Miguel is sitting in a blue shirt and has a medal around his neck. On the right, Hannah is pushing her racing chair. She is wearing a bright blue shirt and a helmet.

Your Support Creates Champions and Changes Lives 

The generosity of donors like you has given Miguel and Hannah the opportunity to prove that abilities are what matter. This past Memorial Day, racers from all over the world competed in the 16th Annual Kessler Foundation Wheelchair 10K. Miguel and Hannah are two examples of the determined and unstoppable athletes who competed in the race. In addition to being amazing competitors, these champions have one thing in common. Miguel and Hannah are committed to helping others with disabilities, in athletics and in their personal lives, so that they too have the opportunity to live their best possible lives. Read more>

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Investing in the Future of People with Disabilities: Our Partnership with the John J. Heldrich School of Workforce Development

By Elaine KatzMS, CCC-SLP, Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications at Kessler Foundation

Two decades ago, The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development was founded to strengthen the American workplace through workforce education, placement and training programs, and policy development. The Center, named for the New Jersey business and community leader, John J. Heldrich, is based at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, at Rutgers, the State University of New JerseyOver the past 20 years, the Heldrich Center has become known as a national leader in addressing the needs of employers and jobseekers. Read More >



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