News & Resources


Thank you for sharing your love!

Thank you for your gifts of time, talent, and treasure that continue to benefit the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. It is because of your steadfast commitment to our mission that Abilities United provides... read more

Role models, social skills prepare child for the future

“A”, a cheerful 4-year-old who enjoys playing with his friends and teachers, joined Abilities United in April 2017. He loves swimming with his Dad and enjoys listening to stories that take him to fascinating places. “A” is interested in space right now and wants to be... read more

Deer Hollow Farm Volunteers

Farm staff work with community organizations to provide valuable experiences. Cooperation with Abilities United, a Palo Alto nonprofit serving children, families, and adults with developmental disabilities, brings Mathew Francavilla and Chris Moore to the Farm to... read more

All of us at Abilities United wish you a happy, healthy 2018. Thank you for all you do to help children and adults with developmental disabilities be independent and included in our community. read more

Thank you for a wonderful 2017

Dear friends, As we celebrate this season of sharing, we want to thank each of you for your support and contributions to make 2017 a wonderful year at Abilities United.  It is our honor and pleasure to express our gratitude to each of you – our supporters,... read more

Jane belongs and thrives at Abilities United

Twenty-seven years ago, my husband John and I, had our first child, Jane…a beautiful, blond baby girl – “princess Jane”. Our first year together was filled with the usual joys – we took Jane everywhere with us.   We were in love with our little “princess Jane”.... read more

Authors Luncheon raises over $375,000!

The 26th Annual Abilities United’s historically successful fundraiser, Authors Luncheon, raised over $375,000 as of November 13, 2017. This popular event attended by nearly 500 community members from throughout the Bay Area was held on Saturday, November 4, and... read more