Brittany Yates, Ms. Wheelchair VA 2013-14
Crowned on April 6, 2013 at Woodrow Wilson Rehab Center
Little Miss Wheelchair Virginia 2013
She's reigns out of Bassett, VA and will spend the next year traveling throughout Virginia spreading her platform message:
Educate others of the importance of an accessible world for people with disabilities. Her Motto of Inspiration is: Taking the "Dis" out of Disability.
The mission of Ms Wheelchair Virginia is to educate, advocate, and raise awareness of the abilities and needs of the disability community in order to influence attitudinal, architectural, and social change for all Virginians. Furthermore, our program's mission is to inspire and motivate Virginians as role models of courage and hope. A female wheelchair user is annually selected as our titleholder to carry out our mission while representing Virginians with disabilities as well as all Virginians. The titleholder has a year-long reign speaking at various engagements throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Ms. Wheelchair Virginia program is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that focuses on the accomplishments of Virginians with disabilities. The Ms. Wheelchair Virginia program has been awarded a grant from AmeriCorps, as a program that runs on the hard work and dedication of its volunteers. For more information about AmeriCorps contact Dr. Ben Helmandollar at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.americorps.gov.