Calling All Nominations

Calling All Nominations

Each year the Sam Provence Award is given at the Helping Restore Ability annual gala in memory of Sam Provence, the founder of Helping Restore Ability. Born in 1949, Sam contracted polio at the age of 9, losing complete use of his arms and legs. With a reliance on a...
Meet David

Meet David

When David transferred from Mansfield Legacy High School to the Ben Barber Career & Technical School in Mansfield there was one gaping hole, his best friend Corrine. David met Corrine in art class when she was serving as a “Partner in Art”, a service...
Caregiver Spotlight: Gurthy Moore

Caregiver Spotlight: Gurthy Moore

In November of 1992, Gurthy Moore received a worried call from her daughter Barbara. Barbara had just begun a job a caregiver to Nikita, a wonderful woman who had become ¾ paralyzed in a tragic car accident. Barbara had been in a car accident herself and needed a...
Give the Gift of Independence

Give the Gift of Independence

For the sixth year, Helping Restore Ability is proud to be featured in the Greatest Gift Catalog Ever. As the holiday season approaches, we hope that you will consider giving the gift of independence and support to a child or adult with long-term disabilities. With...
Consumer Directed Services

Consumer Directed Services

Many people use long-term services and support to receive assistance in their own homes and community. The Consumer Directed Services (CDS) empowers individuals to have greater flexibility and control over decisions related to the employing of personal assistant...
Nicole Cook

Nicole Cook

May 20, 1997 was a happy and joy filled day for the Cook family. A beautiful, healthy baby girl was born. Nicole Joy was a month premature but passed her newborn screenings without a single problem. At six weeks old, Nicole and her brother were sitting on the couch...
North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day

For the past 10 years, the Communities Foundation of Texas has hosted an 18-hour give-a-thon called North Texas Giving Day. North Texas Giving Day is “designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care...