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TALK SHOWS & OUTREACH PROGRAMS for Success at School, Work and Life!

 SERVING "UNDERSERVED" VETERANS  and  other 

PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

  



Educators, Employers, Students, Employees CHANGING THE "PERCEPTION" OF "DISabled" to "DIFferently-Abled"!


We partner with all Veteran-service agencies., Community-based, and Faith-based organizations..

OVERCOMING PAIN, STRESS, LONELINESS, or SUICIDAL IDEAS AT SCHOOL OR WORK?

We freely serve the underserved who are+ NOT eligible for services. We define "underserved* as those who lack knowledge of and access to resources for a variety of reasons (social, psychological, cultural, economic, geographic location, transportation, health care gender and racial discrimination, and more,,) 

We Connect, Educate and Motivate Veterans and Non-Veterans with Disability to Succeed!

Our Mentors provide Support Services to Veterans and Non-Veterans with compassion and love!

Mission and vision Statements

              

MISSION STATEMENT 


TO CONNECT, EDUCATE , AND SUPPORT UNDERSERVED WOMEN AND MEN VETERANS AND OTHER PERSONS WITH DISABILITY WITH RESOURCES IN INDEPENDENT LIVING, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION,  HIGHER EDUCATION, AND RELATED WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FOR LIFE-LONG SUCCESS.                                                                                        


VISION STATEMENT 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  THAT EVERY PERSON WITH DISABILITY*, WHO DESIRES TO BE A PRODUCTIVE AND  CONTRIBUTING CITIZEN, WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO 

  • CHANGE THEIR PERCEPTION OF THEMSELVES AS DISABLED TO DIFFERENTLY-ABLED. 
  • EXPERIENCE MEANINGFUL EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE SUCCESS.
  • FOCUS MORE ON WHAT WE ARE ABLE TO DO VERSUS  NOT ABLE TO DO, IN CONSIDERATION OF FUNCTIONAL,  PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIO-ECONOMICAL, AND CULTURAL CHALLENGES.     





CURrent news & events


 

Here's an invite to our DIFferently-Abled Network (the DAN), a community outreach and public awareness program of whiteappleinstitute.org.
This invitation is to any Veteran and American with Disability who may be at risk of Drop-Out/Burn-Out from school, work, and/or life! 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/are-you-too-stressed-to-feel-b…


Much love,and peace,                                                                                                                                                                                               Dr. Danita Applewhite -

Lifetime member of DAV Chapter 8 in Mesa, AZ and Paralyzed Veterans of America -AZ.


 

The DIFferently-Abled Network (DAN) is where People with DiSability (visible & nonvisible) meet to  ASK Dr. Applewhite & other professionals about how to restore HOPE and get what they need to succeed in the classroom, workplace, and as a productive citizen in their community. The DAN is a new community outreach and public awareness program of White Apple Institute    www.whiteappleinstitute.org

DAN Mentors and Members  really LISTEN to your story and want to give YOU (or someone you care about) a Hand-up to prevent DROP-Out/BURN-Out from school, work, or LIFE! Our emphasis is on those in the "struggle to juggle" overcoming stress, chronic pain, overwhelming class and work schedules, parenting and family responsibilities, homelessness, hopelessness, addictions, social isolation, and any of the issues that make the DIS in our ABILITY to cope with life. 


Veterans with any form of disability and/or their families are always Priority! Tell us your story about what you need to finish your education and workforce goals.                          

Receive a chance to win a Gift Card by encouraging a Veteran (from any branch, including Reservists and National Guard) to a DAN meeting to learn about the 


                      Place Your B.E.T.S.* on our VETS  Campaign                                                                            Business, Education and Training Sponsorship Applicationss Available                                                                          

                      From Veterans Day November 11, 2019 thru December 30, 2020 

CONTACT US: 

PHONE:  480-471-8082   

WEBSITE: Whiteappleinstitute.org    EMAIL:  info@whiteappleinstitute.org 

Use your mobile phone to  attend the DAN meetings ONLINE if you want to get 

Connected to resources, educational benefits, and workforce opportunities with Partners in Independent Living, SS, Vocational Rehab, etc.  

Involved with our Sponsors from “disability, veteran, and LGBTQ friendly” companies and organizations sharing benefits & opportunities 

Educated about self-advocacy, discrimination, and accommodations in the classroom and the workplace  

Supported during emotional and financial crisis  by trained Mentors ````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` . Sponsors from higher education, employment,  and health care share opportunities and benefits.    

Thanks to the Sponsorship of the Interfaith CommUnity Spiritual Center              www.interfaith-community.org                                                                                                                                     DAN Members & Mentors meet at our headquarters in Mesa, AZ every First Sunday

Date/Time: Dec 1, 2019/ 12-1:30 pm Sun                                                                                                : LOCATION: ONLINE Call into our studio 1-646-727-3758. Participate on Facebook- YouTube -Instagram LinkedIn-Twitter. Check links at whiteappleinstitute.org                                                                                                                                                                             IN PERSON 952 E. Baseline Rd Ste 101 Mesa, AZ 85204  

TOPIC: "Too Much Stress To Feel Blessed"   with Dr. Applewhite (aka Dr. / Professor APPLE)                                                                                                      Based on Jewel Diamond Taylor's book "You Are Too Blessed To Be Stressed" on Amazon  

SPECIAL GUESTS: Rev Dr. Kevyn T. Holloway, Nazim Rashid, Nellie Roman Anderson and our DIFferently-Abled Artists and Musicians

>Invite us to hold a DAN meeting at your workplace, campus, health facility, or place of worship.                                                                                                                                                                              >Students & Seniors join our volunteer team.  

In accordance with ADA and AZ Statutes guidelines for Public Meetings, we try but cannot guarantee accommodations or accessibility for ALL disabilities (including chemical sensitivities, large print materials, Braille, interpreters, translators, CC, etc.) or Limited English Proficiency without two-week notice.                                                          Contact  Danita Applewhite  PhD CRC  480-471-8082 for more information. 



White Apple Institute is a veteran-operated nonprofit 501(c)(3). Federal ID#45-5602313


Connecting, Educating, and Supporting "underserved" Veterans and other Adult Persons with Disability (emphasis on emotional stress, chronic pain, learning, mental, NON-visible, and physical) with RESOURCES (Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living, and Workforce Development) to help them SUCCEED in the WORKFORCE & LIFE! .


Providing Talk Shows and Community Outreach Programs for "UNDERSERVED" Veterans and other Persons With Disability to Succeed at SCHOOL, WORK & LIFE!

Take a Bite at the WHITE APPLE Institute and Change the "PERCEPTION" OF "DISabled" to "DIFferently-Abled"!


This is just a glimpse of some of our work:

https://youtu.be/4VN7CXt3IGc


Tune into the ASK Dr. Applewhite Talk Show. Hear archived shows:

https://www.blogtalkradio.com/askdrapplewhite

Les Brown shows some love to veterans Dr. Danita Applewhite, Dr. Will Moreland, & Dr. Vernet Joseph
Les Brown shows some love to veterans Dr. Danita Applewhite, Dr. Will Moreland, & Dr. Vernet Joseph

WHite apple institute a nonprofit organization

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VETERAN-OPERATED FED# 45-560-2313

Guide Star Bronze Level www.guidestar.org

AZ Community Foundation https://www.azfoundation.org/

AZ Coalition for the Homeless/STANDDOWN

leaving no person with disability behind!

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  YOUR DONATION OF $5 OR MORE EVERY MONTH WILL COVER OUR EXPENSES AND TRANSPORTATION TO HOLD OUR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED NETWORK MEETINGS (DAN) AT COLLEGE CAMPUSES, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EVENTS/JOB FAIRS,  ETC  

 

The Differently-Abled Network (DAN)

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The DAN (Differently-Abled Network (c)  is a new community outreach and public awareness program of White Apple Institute (WAI). 

>DAN Mentors and Members meet to help identify and restore hope to "underserved" persons with any form of disability in their communities by sharing their stories, information and local opportunities. 

ASK about our B.E.T.S. program (Business, Education & Training Sponsorships and the Place Your B.E.T.S. on our Vets campaign

CALLING on ALL Americans To HELP US PREVENT DROP-OUT/BURN-OUT FROM SCHOOL, WORK, AND LIFE!

YOU CAN SPONSOR AN UNDERSERVED  VETERAN SITTING NEXT TO YOU IN THE CLASSROOM, THE WORKPLACE, OR HOLDING UP A CARDBOARD SIGN WHERE YOU SHOP.  JUST  ASK THEM IF THEY OR SOMEONE THEY CARE ABOUT, IS GETTING WHAT THEY NEED TO SUCCEED AND BECOME PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS IN THEIR COMMUNITY.  TELL THEM TO CONTACT WHITE APPLE INSTITUTE FROM THEIR CELL PHONE, OR YOURS IMMEDIATELY!  

FOR A CHANGE WE ARE HELPING THOSE HELPING THEMSELVES WHO APPRECIATE A HAND UP. OUR FOCUS IS ON THOSE IN THE "STRUGGLE TO JUGGLE" CLASS AND WORK SCHEDULES, PARENTING AND/OR FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, EMOTIONAL AND FINANCIAL CRISES  AND MORE..., WHILE MANAGING NONVISIBLE OR VISIBLE DISABILITIES (chronic pain. stress, learning/mental, numerous psychosocial issues, and more..).    

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White Apple Institute

Email: info@whiteappleinstitute.org

Phone: 480 471 8082 Text: 602-790-4350