Special Events 

Wild West Gala – Jeans and Jewels 2019

Save the date, Saturday, September 28, 2019 for the Wild West Gala!  This annual event is a fun time for all in attendance.  There is a tasty rib-eye steak dinner.  You may dance to the live band, Rodeo House.  You can send someone to the Gala Jail or enjoy some time at the casino tables.  Plus bid on some amazing live and silent auction items.  The Gala proceeds support our amazing programs that enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities.  Sponsorship and tickets will be available soon.


Snow Fest 2019
Like to ski? Love to snowboard? Would you like to learn how? We have the event for you! Each year Society for disABILITIES has a ski-a-thon that benefits our recreational programs, including Winter Ski. Snowfest 2019 was held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, raising over $40,000! 

You are welcome to form a team of friends, co-workers, classmates or family to fundraise and spend the day in the snow with us.  Each participant must raise a minimum of $150.   Learn to Ski option is available for Level 1 and 2 skiers over age 14 only.  As a participant, you will enjoy free skiing or snowboarding all day, a lunch, costume contest, beer tasting (over 21 only) and free tickets to the next Warren Miller film event.  There will also be a raffle and much more!  Prizes are awarded for the team who raises the most money, the team with the most members and for the individual that raises the most money.  Sponsorship opportunities available, too.

To help raise funds, you can register HERE.
To help volunteer for this amazing fundraising event, sign up HERE.
If you would like to become a Snow Fest 2019 Sponsor, you can find the form HERE.


Disability Awareness Month
Disability Awareness Month is coming and we need your help! June is recognized throughout Stanislaus County as Disability Awareness Month and we strive to bring much needed services to the disabled community through partnerships with businesses and individuals.


Warren Miller Film Event
 Join us for the Warren Miller Film at the historic State Theatre in Modesto.

This film even serves as a fundraiser for our WinterSkiing Unlimited program, and a kick off to Snow Fest. A free lift ticket is included with each individual movie admission! If you are a ski or snowboarding enthusiast, you do not want to miss this annual event! We also hold fabulous raffles at every showing!