Cape Abilities Announces 2022 Walk For Opportunity

Filed Under: Non Profit News, Philanthropy

Cape Abilities’ signature fund-raising event, the Cape Abilities Walk for Opportunity (formerly The Harbor Walk) will take place Saturday, June 25, beginning at the Hyannis Village Green.

The walk, sponsored by The Arbella Insurance Foundation, will be held on Saturday, June 25, at the Hyannis Village Green on Main Street. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a goal of bringing together Cape Abilities staff, individuals and the broader Cape Cod community. This 2.2-mile loop has been a signature event of the organization for more than a decade.

“We are thrilled to come back together in-person, and with a new name for our annual walk,” said Kim McElholm, president and CEO of Cape Abilities. “This walk is about celebrating our incredible community, and recognizing the importance of what drives our mission: opportunity.”

The honorary chair of this year’s event is Lisa Oliver, chair, president and CEO of The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod.

The fee is $25 to register, with family and group registration available. To register, go to and select “Walk for Opportunity.”

Attendees are encouraged to register in advance – the first 500 registrants will receive a free Walk for Opportunity t-shirt.

Founded in 1968, Cape Abilities is a 501 (c) (3) Massachusetts nonprofit organization whose mission is to support individuals with disabilities by educating, counseling, providing residential, social, therapeutic and employment supports so as to empower individuals to achieve meaningful and valued roles in society. The organization serves all of Cape Cod and has program centers in Hyannis and Falmouth, and operates two social enterprises, Cape Abilities Farm in Dennis and Cape Abilities Thrift in West Yarmouth.