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A wheel-good story for all involved

Feb 18, 2015

Published: The Lowell Sun, February 14, 2015 LOWELL — Inside the gym at Lowell High School, Katherine Solivan is enjoying a ride on a hand-driven bike. Along with other special-needs students, Solivan spent Wednesday afternoon enjoying bikes adapted for their need — three-wheelers, tandem bikes, recumbent bikes and more. Read full article >>  

Local veterans discovering sled hockey

Jan 28, 2015

Published: January 26, HALLOWELL — In 2006, Christy Gardner’s mind and body were broken while serving as a military police officer with the Army in Korea. Her competitive spirit persevered despite her injuries, and the former collegiate field hockey and lacrosse player spent the better part of her adult life proving doubters wrong. Read More>>

Chronicle: NEP Superstars

Nov 14, 2014

New Hampshire Chronicle: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 A reunion of Northeast Passage Superstars. Watch the story>>

Adapting Through Sports

Nov 1, 2014

Published: Seacoast Online, November 1, 2014 DURHAM — It’s a lot harder than it looks. That’s what many parents of youth participating in a sled hockey tournament at the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore Center Saturday afternoon said. Read More>>

Northeast Passage Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Oct 28, 2014

Northeast Passage is celebrating 25 years of providing adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation services to individuals with disabilities in New England. Over the past 25 years, Northeast Passage has grown from an all-volunteer organization serving 23 people with a budget of $2,700 in year one, to a staff of 14 serving more than 2,600 individuals with a budget of $1.1 million and 350 pieces of adaptive recreation equipment in 2014. […]

Monday Staff Spotlight

Jul 7, 2014

Every Monday for the remainder of the summer, we will be shining the spotlight on one of our NEP staff members.   Get to know our crew a little better, and share a favorite memory with them in the comments section! Monday, September 15: Name: Matt McGilvray Nicknames:  Mo, Matty Mo, Coach Mo, McG Favorite Song: “Party Up” by DMX Favorite Leisure Activity: Pretending to be good at golf Favorite NEP event/activity […]

NH Chronicle: TREK

Jul 1, 2014

Air Date: June 26, 2014. WMUR’s New Hampshire Chronicle. New Hampshire Chronicle followed one of our school groups as they worked through their end of the year project with cardboard and duct tape. Watch full story>>

Northeast Passage Joins R4 Alliance to Better Serve Our Veterans

Jun 9, 2014

Northeast Passage announced they have become a member of R4 Alliance, a membership of Programs of Excellence providing community and therapeutic recreation service to our military family (U.S. service members, veterans, and their families), joining forces to overcome barriers in our industry. Answering the call to action by former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mullen and the Office of Warrior and Family Support, R4 Alliance has stepped forward to […]

Organization brings awareness of life in wheelchair

Jun 6, 2014

Published: June 5, 2014, Daily Item of Lyn, MA MARBLEHEAD — People often see a wheelchair as a negative, but Marblehead Veterans Middle School seventh-graders learned first-hand that it can also be a positive. “Without it I would be home sitting on my couch, I wouldn’t be here for similarity awareness,” said Chandler Bullard of Northeast Passage, an organization that shows kids how people live beyond their disabilities. “With this […]

Northeast Passage receives HealthcareGIVES award

May 20, 2014

RELEASE — Northeast Passage, a program of the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded the 2014 HealthcareGIVES donation designation. HealthcareGIVES is a giving circle of medical professionals who support not-for-profits in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire and Maine. The group collectively provides grants to worthy non-profit organizations who share the goal of growing healthy and abundant communities. Around 200 medical professionals have pledged to donate to Northeast Passage, totaling […]