UMD Walks a Mile to Support People with Disabilities

12th Annual Walk a Mile in Our Shoes hopes to raise $50,000.

DULUTH, Minn.- It was a sea of burgundy at the UMD Fieldhouse for Udac’s 12th Annual Walk a Mile in Our Shoes event. UMD athletes and Band students walked a one mile journey to support those who journey through life with intellectual and developmental disabilities. UMD teams were encouraged to raise funds before enjoying the energetic morning on campus. “It…

UDAC Opens New Bullyan Center

Organization opens new building after $3 million donation.

DULUTH, Minn.- UDAC is celebrating the grand opening of a new building in Duluth’s Spirit Valley neighborhood. The new building was made possible from a $3 million grant from Joseph and Nancy Bullyan, of Bullyan RV in Duluth, who the new building is named after. The Joseph and Nancy Bullyan Center was thought up after the Bullyans toured the old…

Local Organizations Collaborate For New Community Garden

The Fourth Street Garden was honored with a Life Enrichment Award from the MOHR Group.

DULUTH, Minn. – A vacant lot on East Fourth Street in Duluth has blossomed into a community garden. The Fourth Street Garden is a collaboration between Essentia Health, Duluth Community Garden Project and UDAC. The idea came about two years ago to transform this once weed filled abandoned space. The food grown in the garden will be collected for the…