PAY $60 OR just $5 monthly. (Memberships are provided for those who complete our Hardship Waiver, ask a DAN Mentor for more information, No one is ever turned away from services offered by White Apple Institute, it's Community Partners and affiliated vendors because they cannot afford. We pull resources together and make the IMpossible Possible!
NOTE: Participation in DIFferently-Abled Network meetings are ALWAYS FREE to the public, in addition there is no cost to Educate (online materials/videos, etc), Connect ( conduct assessments, vetting, referral by Unite US to local Service Providers for all basic needs (food, housing, health care, social services, etc). Become a Member of our network and help us identify the underserved, nontraditional students and employees living in the most disadvantaged and under-resourced communities in Arizona and across our nation. We make sure your monies help those helping themselves to complete their educational goals to succeed on the workforce and life!
You are invited to become a member of the Differently-Abled Network (DAN), a new community outreach program of White Apple Institute (WAI). Members of DAN volunteer to assist White Apple Institute, and its partners with identifying and restoring hope in unserved and underserved Veterans and other persons with disability in
their local community.
A DAN Membership is a WIN_WIN opportunity for those who are willing to ASK for what they NEED to SUCCEED to finish school/college goals and SUCCEED in the WORKPLACE! Meet with “disability and veteran friendly” businesses, schools and social groups looking to increase their list of potential students, employees, productive citizens. DAN meetings and most archived audio and video podcasts are
FREE to the public.
Adult Persons with Non-Visible and Visible Disability, acquired through accident, illness, work injury, emotional and environmental issues, or developmental causes receive :
We need money and volunteers This is a great opportunity if you are senior retired adult who wants to help those who are striving to help themselves; or if you are in need of internship hours/college credits; or for those in need of fulfilling community service hours through a court order, just ask a DAN Mentor.
All members of the DAN agree to follow the Golden Rule by treating others as they wish to be treated!
At our DAN meetings, (we use the term "Differently-Abled" to continuously encourage ourselves and others to change our "PERCEPTION" of DISABLED and focus on what we are able to do to succeed in higher education and the workforce and be recognized as contributing and productive citizens. It is not our intention to ignore our disability or change the terminology necessary for health care and benefits. Please feel free to ask a DAN Member about sharing your story to inspire and inform others, and sharing what you need to succeed at school and work!
At DIFferently-Abled Network (DAN) meetings, Community-Bu Partners listen to underserved Veterans, Students and/or Employees, managing life with a visible/HIDDEN disability (i.e. Mental health, learning, chronic stress, pain, fatigue, diabetes, heart, cancer, etc.)
ASK for what they NEED to SUCCEED in the classroom or the workforce in these WAR and Pandemic Times!
We exist because Thirty (30+) Veterans lose HOPE and die by suicide today; 1100 college students in 2021!
Your dollars are used to prevent DROP-OUT!