“The Center will be woven into the fabric of the community, offering opportunities for all athletes to participate in sports without limitation or barriers.” – Josephine Sullivan, CEO
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend, longtime USTA Texas volunteer, and 2022 Texas Tennis Hall of Fame member, Henry Cox, who passed away on Tuesday, November 15.
Henry Cox was born in Nebraska in 1945. Born with one arm, he did not let that slow him down. Cox was avid in many sports, including basketball, golf and tennis. He played number one on his squad in college and went on to coach…
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The National Council on Disability concluded that, “the absence of professional training on disability competence issues for health care practitioners is one of the most significant barriers that prevent people from receiving appropriate and effective health care.”
(Source: The Current State of Health Care for People with Disabilities | NCD.gov. https://ncd.gov/publications/2009/Sept302009#Profess. Accessed October 2021)
In Loving Memory “Alex’s Angels” The Christina Grillo Sullivan Foundation “Brings Hope” through Adaptive Sports. Your act of kindness in loving memory of your mom Alex Garland Memorial Fund know as “Alex’s Angels” will assist the foundation with sponsorship for athletes with intellectual or physical challenges in the foundation’s Special Events.
The Christina Sullivan Foundation: “A Network of Guardians for Hope & Inclusion” is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity created by her family to assist children and adults with intellectual or physical challenges. Christina was severely brain-injured had a seizure disorder diagnosed with cerebral palsy and quadriplegic. Even though she could not speak a word, she said volumes in what she taught each person who knew of her or had the blessing to be with her. She was loved by so many, but the most beautiful attribute of her life is that she lived.
Today through The Christina Sullivan Foundation, that teaches the importance of inclusion to Sports, Education, Research and Life.
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The Christina Sullivan Foundation is a 501C3 Public Charity. The Foundation’s Unified Adaptive Sports programs are offered to our challenged athletes and are entirely philanthropic. Your donations supports the mission and keeps her smile alive on all the children, adults and their families. Please consider any amount and share our mission with friends and family. Thank you for your act of kindness together we can keep the smiles of Hope and Inclusion going!