Warm Up at 5th Annual Chilly Chili Cook-off on Sat., March 4

Event raises funds for adaptive sports and leisure programs for those with disabilities Augusta, GA—Warm weather may already be here, but the 5th annual Chilly Chili Cook-off promises to heat up your tastebuds. Walton Foundation for Independence’s 5th annual chili cook-off and tasting event is Saturday, March […]

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Adaptive Golf Challenge Brings Community Together

Augusta, GA—Imagine living with a brain injury, spinal cord injury or disability related to age or stroke. Now imagine living in one of the nation’s golf meccas, Augusta, Georgia. It’s a natural fit to offer the adaptive version of golf for local golfers with disabilities, which is […]

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Sponsors, Teams Invited to 24th Annual Phil S. Harison Memorial Golf Classic

Augusta, GA—An annual fall tradition, the Phil S. Harison Memorial Golf Classic returns for its 24th year on Monday, September 19 at West Lake Country Club, benefiting the Walton Foundation for Independence. Onsite registration begins at 10 a.m.; lunch is served at 11:30 a.m.; and shotgun start […]

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Champions Made From Adversity Merges With Walton Foundation for Independence

Merger creates area’s largest nonprofit providing sports programs for people with disabilities Augusta, GA—Champions Made From Adversity has announced that it will merge with the Walton Foundation for Independence—forming the area’s largest nonprofit offering sports and leisure programs specifically designed for those with disabilities. The nonprofit CMFA […]

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Announcing VIP Day at Camp TBI: Wednesday, July 27th!

Please view the VIP Day Invitation below: Vip Day Flyer 2016 Camp TBI 2016 will take place from July 24-29 at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Georgia for children and young adults ages 8-21 with physical disabilities from an acquired traumatic brain injury. On Wednesday, July 27th, […]

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Celebrating 10! 10th Annual Undercover Artists Show Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

Augusta, GA—500 artists. More than 250 children. And more than $270,000. Walton Foundation for Independence is celebrating the big 10—10 years of supporting children and young adults with a traumatic brain injury through its popular Undercover Artists Show. Over the past 10 years, the event has auctioned […]

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Muelfeld Joins WFI as Fund Development Associate

Augusta, GA—Keith P. Muelfeld has joined the Walton Foundation for Independence as a Fund Development Associate. He will be responsible for growing the membership of the Cornerstone Society—Walton Foundation’s giving society—and developing new relationships with businesses and corporations throughout the CSRA. Muelfeld is a former trial court […]

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Walton Foundation for Independence Provides Community Outreach

Fund most recently benefited the Clinic for Prosthetic Restoration at Augusta University Augusta, GA—The Clinic for Prosthetic Restoration at Augusta University is the latest beneficiary of Walton Foundation for Independence’s Community Outreach Fund. The fund is designated to provide support to nonprofit organizations with missions that parallel Walton […]

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Small Joins WFI as Community Outreach Coordinator

Augusta, GA—Natasha Small has joined the Walton Foundation for Independence as the Community Outreach Coordinator. She will be responsible for increasing awareness of Walton Foundation for Independence and its mission by planning, implementing and evaluating one-time and recurring awareness and development activities, including general public campaigns, special […]

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CSRA Tennis Association Nets $3K-Plus for WFI’s Wheelchair Tennis Program

Augusta, GA—A total of $3,175 was raised by the CSRA Tennis Association during a two-day tournament to benefit the Walton Foundation for Independence’s sports programs. Hosted by Petersburg Racquet Club, the tourney featured senior men’s and women’s doubles, a wheelchair tennis exhibition and a Pro/Am tournament where […]

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