Fast Facts

  • NWABA was founded on May 5, 2007.
  • NWABA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
  • NWABA is funded by grants, individual gifts and fundraising events.
  • NWABA serves individuals of all ages and abilities who are blind or visually impaired and their schools and families across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
  • Billy Henry is the Founder & Executive Director of NWABA.
  • The organization leadership includes a 14-member Board of Directors of community leaders.
  • In FY16, more than 1,500 people were served through NWABA five life-changing programs.
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150+ Sports Adaptations Program Hours

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54+ Scholarships Awarded (Amount: $6,461.00)

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30+ News Stories Community Contacts 20,000+

  • In 2016:
    • 12+ sports were offered including: Goalball, Judo, Tandem Cycling, Swimming, Track & Field, Skiing, Beep Baseball, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Hiking, Golf and other recreational activities.
    • 1,500 participated in NWABA events across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
    • 120+ events were held throughout the Northwest
  • In 2015:
    • 12+ sports were offered including: Goalball, Judo, Tandem Cycling, Swimming, Track & Field, Powerlifting, Skiing, Beep Baseball, Showdown, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Hiking, Golf and other recreational activities.
    • 1,200 participated in NWABA events across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
    • 50+ Paralympic Experiences and other events were held throughout the Northwest

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