• Volunteer Spotlight: Jehramy Heckman

    Posted: 7-11-2018

    Jehramy Heckman has been a tried-and-true volunteer for all things CPRF for more than a decade. You can usually spot Jehramy surrounded by party-goers at our annual Timbers Fest, where he volunteers at the disc golf station, or at our Milk & Cookies with Santa event, where he helps us make Christmas come alive for

  • He Did It!

    Posted: 6-19-2018

    (photo by Jeff Cooper/ Salina Journal) He did it! Robert Hammer arrived in Fort Scott on Saturday morning – his final stop in the Biking Across Kansas event. In the short span of nine days in the blazing Kansas heat, Robert handcycled 558 miles across the state to raise money for the CPRF Equipment Fund.

  • Biking Across Kansas Fundraiser Update!

    Posted: 6-14-2018

    Progress Update! 462 down, 96 to go! Robert rolled into Fredonia this afternoon, and he’s resting and gearing up for his next to last stop: Arma. Robert is averaging about 35-40 miles a day, sometimes more, on his handcycle as he participates in Biking Across Kansas to raise money for CPRF’s Equipment Fund. With his long-time friend

  • Robert Hammer Biking Across Kansas Campaign

    Posted: 5-16-2018

    Robert Hammer, a CPRF supporter, is participating in a 556 mile charity ride for the annual Biking Across Kansas tour to raise $20,000 for our Equipment Fund. This program provides financial aid for assistive technology and medical equipment for people with all types of disabilities throughout Kansas. Robert will handcycle from Johnson City to Fort

  • UCP Executive Director Dave Jones Retires

    Posted: 4-3-2018

    Dave Jones, Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy, has been CPRF’s friendly hallway neighbor and resource collaborator for decades. Last week marked the end of an era, however, when Dave officially retired after 39 years of dedicated service and advocacy for the disability community. Dave initially came to UCP in 1979 and became the Executive

  • Spring Into Health: A Timbers Wellness Event

    Posted: 3-23-2018

    CPRF partners with GraceMed, Hunter Health for disability health and wellness event WICHITA, Kan. – Three local nonprofits collaborated to create an inclusive health and wellness event for people with disabilities, a community often left out of the conversation surrounding fitness and healthy lifestyles. The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas partnered with GraceMed and

  • 2017 Jack Jonas Founder Award Winners

    Posted: 12-26-2017

    In honor of CPRF Founder, John F. “Jack” Jonas, three annual awards are given to three outstanding employees of CPRF, BTCO, and Center Industries Corporation whose dedication to our mission ensures that Jack’s legacy of helping people with disabilities continues and thrives. The winners are nominated by their fellow colleagues and celebrated by receiving a plaque

  • 2017 Peter John Loux Award Winner: Logan Davis

    Posted: 12-19-2017

    Congrats to Logan Davis, our 2017 Peter John Loux Award Winner! A little bit about Logan: Logan Davis was born with a condition called pulmonary stenosis which is a cardiac defect. He also has Asperger Syndrome; a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder which is a condition characterized by persistent impairment in social interactions and by

  • SACT Winter 2017 Grads

    Posted: 12-13-2017

    Congratulations to our most recent graduates! These students completed our Business Fundamentals for Youth class with flying colors. Thanks to Wichita Public Schools, Mulvane Public Schools, Kansas Star Casino – Mulvane, KS, Workforce Alliance of South-Central Kansas, and United Way of the Plains for coming together to make this program possible for Kansas youth.

  • SACT Summer 2017 Grads

    Posted: 7-18-2017

    Congrats to our School of Adaptive Computer Training summer class! These USD 259 high schoolers worked hard to earn Microsoft Certifications in both Word and Excel, and we are so proud of all they’ve accomplished this semester. We wish you guys all the best! Thank you to Wichita Public Schools, United Way of the Plains,