More than 700 walkers and runners with a wide range of abilities expected to participate in the 7th Annual O’Neill’s 5K run on May 19 to help the more than 3,000 people with disabilities served by Ability Beyond. — an announcement from Ability Beyond
The nonprofit is a leading provider of independent housing, day programs, employment initiatives and other critical support services to clients throughout Connecticut and New York’s lower Hudson Valley. For more than 60 years, Ability Beyond has upheld the dignity of individuals with developmental, intellectual, autism spectrum, acquired brain injury and mental health disabilities. “Ability Beyond is extremely grateful to be the beneficiary of the 2019 O’Neill’s Annual 5K Run in Memory of Annie Curtin,” said President and CEO Jane Davis. “This year the race that was inspired by Annie will help empower people with disabilities to live full and rewarding lives.”
Annie passed away almost nine years ago; she was 6 1/2.