Walton Foundation Awarded $2,500 as Part of GB&T 25th Anniversary

Walton Foundation for Independence Vice President Vicki Greene recently accepted $2,500 from Georgia Bank & Trust CEO Dan Blanton as part of the bank’s 25th anniversary celebration. The GiveBack25 campaign awarded gifts to the top 10 charities in Augusta, as determined by your votes. Thanks to GB&T […]

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Survivor Shares Story for Brain Injury Walk (WJBF)

A tragic twist of fate left Troy Macisak unable to walk or talk. The former tennis professional went in for what was supposed to be a routine surgery – but a blood clot from a bruised finger caused him to have a stroke during the procedure. That was two […]

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Reaching Independence (Augusta Family Magazine)

On the video, Tyler Shelton’s smile is radiant, brighter even than his shock of blonde hair. The images were taken about four years ago, but Tyler’s mom Tammy Shelton says he’s just as joyful to be a camper at Walton Foundation for Independence’s annual week-long, spend-the-night camp, […]

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Disabled compete in local golf tournament (WRDW News 12)

It’s not Masters season, but today, some got to play the golf tournament of a lifetime. It’s a tournament that partners local community golfers with those who have disabilities and wouldn’t normally be able to play. LINK: http://www.wrdw.com/home/headlines/Disabled-players-compete-in-local-golf-tournament–229774241.html

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Finding independence, despite a disability (Augusta Chronicle)

It was a mix of shock and disbelief for Angela Steger when her fiancé, Brent Johnson, unlocked the front door of their first apartment exactly one month ago today. “Is this really ours?” she asked as she slowly moved her wheelchair into the living room. “It’s amazing. […]

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