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Grant request form to be available from Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled will have grant request forms available for fiscal year 2021 beginning Monday, August 17th. Completed forms should be returned to the FFDD office at the courthouse in Trenton by September 30th. Anyone interested in receiving an application should contact Executive Director Kayla Graham at 654-0660 or 359-3285. […]

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Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled cancels or postpones all activities

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla Graham have announced all FFDD-sponsored activities will be postponed or canceled until at least April 14th. The FFDD bus will not run during that time. The board and executive director will reassess the decision closer to April 14th and decide when activities may resume. The […]

Family and Friends on bus safety

Friends of the Developmentally Disabled participate in bus safety training

Thirty-nine participants and volunteers from the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County participated in bus safety training Tuesday. FFDD partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for the training. Instruction was presented on the proper ways to exit a bus in case of an emergency, the importance of […]

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled with Bus

FFDD celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Grundy County Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla Graham explains the designation is to raise awareness of disability employment and celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. Graham says FFDD is “very fortunate” to have several employers in the community that employs individuals […]

FFDD Steamboat tour

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled tour steamboat museum

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy Co traveled to Kansas City for a tour at Arabia Steamboat Museum. FFDD participants and volunteers were able learn about artifacts salvaged from the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in the Missouri River in 1856.  After attending the museum, everyone enjoyed lunch at Fritz in Crown […]

FFDD Ccooking Class April 2019

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend cooking class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled-Grundy County held their monthly cooking class at the First Baptist Church in Trenton.  The April cooking class was made up of 17 students, and FFDD volunteers.  The students learned how to make editable Easter Bird Nests and Easter Bunny Trail Mix. Marcia Gutshall along with several volunteers from […]

FFDD Cooking Class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend cooking class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County held their monthly cooking class at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Trenton.  The March cooking class was made up of 16 students and FFDD volunteers.  The students learned to make homemade fruit muffins and easy, quick homemade ice cream.   Dorothy Taul and Diana Hoppe, volunteers […]

Safety Training

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled receive safety training

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for safety training recently. Thirty-one individuals and volunteers from FFDD participated in bus safety under the instruction of Dustin Whorton and Lane Beverlin. Instruction included proper ways to exit the vehicle in case of […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Family and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled host cooking class

Fifteen individuals with disabilities attended the first cooking class of the year for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County on Thursday. FFDD Executive Director Kayla Graham says students learned how to make a healthy, easy, and cost-efficient snack. The class made lunch meat rollups with dressing and cheese and decorated […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

FFDD to attend fishing event

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County will provide transportation and supervision for fishing activities as an educational/vocational program. The fishing event will be held at the North Central Missouri College Barton Farm Campus of Trenton June 3rd from 4:30 in the afternoon to 7:30 at night. The event will include […]