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Revenue Growth


bar graph representing revenue growth: 2016 3.9 million, 2017 4.9 million, 2018 5.8 million, 2019 6.2 million, 2020-2021 6.2 million

Revenue Sources 

Pie graph representing revenue sources: 30%25 Wage subsidy, 27%25 Government grants, 21%25 programs and services, 13%25 Other, 4%25 facilities, 3%25 membership, 2%25 fundraising.

Expense Summary

Pie graph representing expenses: 59%25 wages, salaries, and staffing, 3%25 office expenses, 8%25 program expenses, 1%25 outside services, 8%25 occupancy costs, 18%25 amortization, 3%25 bank charges

2020 - 2021 Highlights and Innovation

This Week’s Readers’ Choice 2020 Diamond Winner in Best Recreation Facility

Member Highlight


Screenshot of CBC Interview linked to video
Nico Iemma, Abilities Centre member, was named ParaSport Junior Athlete of the Year.

For those of you who do not know Nico, he is 11 years old and (pre-pandemic) participates in the drop-in boccia program that we offered on Wednesdays and Sundays. Nico was featured on CBS earlier this week.   

ASAD Highlights


  • Two ASAD Alumni participated in March Maddness 2020
  • Shaina Pellington – Arizona Wild Cats
  • Shaina was in the program in our inaugural year as part of the Durham Elite Basketball team. Shaina and the Wild Cats lost in the final round to Stanford. 
  • Keishana Washington, Drexel Dragons
  • Keishana was in the ASAD program for the inaugural and 2nd year. Keishana and the Dragons lost in the first round.

Both women have moved on to participate in programming with Canada Basketball.
Congratulations Shaina and Keishana!!

Thrive Highlight

Three magenta circles connected with a line. in the first circle is an image of Alex C standing proudly with their metals, the second circle holds an image of Alex C Skating, and the last circle holds the words  World Winter Games.

Screen Shot of Alex on the Special olympics Word Winter Games Kazan 2022 website.

Alex has been selected as one of only 16 speed skaters to represent Team Canada at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Kazan Russia in Jan. 2022.  He has started intense training and is very excited.   Thanks to both Victoria and Kelsey for all your work in helping Alex with his training.  GO CANADA GO 

Darlene (Alex’s Mom) 


Thank you

Together, with the commitment of our donors, partners, funders and volunteers, we continue to provide equitable access to opportunities and resources for people all abilities.  Listed below are our generous donors and funders, who have given $1,000 or more to support the work we do during a challenging pandemic year.  We are truly grateful for the continued support of our returning donors, partners and funders and the new relationships we are building and eager to grow.  With this level of support our future looks very bright.  Thank you for the impact you make within our walls, across Canada and beyond.

  • Government of Ontario
  • Canadian Tire Jumpstart
  • Trillium Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Great West Life
  • Canadian Tire Corporation
  • 407 ETR
  • TD Bank
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Durham Community Foundation
  • Mrs. Olivia Lee
  • Sue & Bryan Green
  • Central CountiesTourism
  • Ms. Mieke Allan
  • ELS for Autism
  • Dreamseeker Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Bowmanville


  • Government of Canada
  • Government of Ontario
  • Region of Durham
  • Town of Whitby
  • Whitby Chamber of Commerce
  • Oshawa Chamber of Commerce
  • Ajax Pickering Board of Trade
  • Toronto Rehab - University Health Network (UHN)
  • Ontario Shores
  • Central East Local Health Integration Network, Scarborough Health Network (LHIN/SHN)
  • Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada
  • Grandview Children’s Hospital
  • Lakeridge Health
  • Ontario Tech University
  • York University
  • University of Toronto
  • Durham College
  • Canadian Disability Participation Project
  • Canadian Council of Rehabilitation and Work
  • Durham District School Board
  • Durham Catholic District School Board
  • Thames Valley District School Board
  • Canadian Tire Jumpstart
  • Special Olympics Ontario
  • Oshawa Vikings
  • Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
  • Rugby Ontario
  • Ontario Basketball Association
  • Ontario Volleyball
  • Whitby Soccer Association
  • Wheelchair Basketball Canada
  • London Football Club
  • Ontario Parasport Collective
  • Lung Health Ontario
  • Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child and Family Services
  • Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
  • Total Package Hockey
  • Press Play Physio
  • Western Fair Sports Complex
  • Iroquois Sports Complex
  • Neurochangers
  • Elite Training Systems
  • Carea
  • Whitby Seniors Centre
  • Canadian National Exhibition
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