• Endless Highway helps kids with disabilities get active

    June 14, 2019

    Acquiring Kulp’s chair was the first real undertaking of Endless Highway Inc., a nonprofit founded and led by Tortorella to expand adaptive recreational opportunities for kids and young adults with physical limitations.

    Tortorella’s desire to help children and young adults who have limits to their mobility stems from a shattering car accident just days after his college graduation that left him paralyzed and in a wheelchair. 

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  • WATCH: What is inclusive yoga?

    Dec. 24, 2018

    The spiritual practice of yoga is said to have immense health benefits. A reduction in fatigue, anxiety, and inflammation, plus an improved mood, are just a few of the many upsides. But when you see common yoga poses like downward-facing dog, tree pose, and half-moon, it would appear as though the healing benefits are only available for a certain percentage of our population….specifically those without mobility disabilities. But that is not the case in Rochester. On this edition of Need ... Read more

  • Extraordinary People: After life-altering accident, Rob Tortorella helps others

    Dec. 20, 2018

    Rob Tortorella will never forget what happened to him 35 years ago. It changed his life forever. Decades later, Rob is working to help others in similar situations through his foundation Endless Highway.

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  • '80s-themed fundraiser benefits Endless Highway

    Nov. 13, 2018

    You can turn back the clock to the '80s for one event to enjoy some fun that will help Endless Highway, an organization that helps kids and young adults with disabilities. Bringing Back the '80s is coming up Friday night at ARTISANworks on Blossom Road. Rob Tortorella, president of Endless Highway, joined us to explain what's happening at the event and ... Read more

  • A.W. Chesterton Corn Hole Tournament

    Sept. 10, 2018

    “Last week, Chesterton sponsored a Corn Hole tournament to raise money and awareness for the Endless Highway Foundation. The charity is dedicated to providing support, resources and equipment to children and young adults with physical disabilities, so they can participate in recreation, sports and the arts. The Endless Highway Foundation believes “anybody is an able body” and strives to facilitate barrier-free inclusion for all. Chesterton is proud to support this wonderful charity. With the support of Chesterton employees, we were ... Read more

  • Rochester Accessible Adventures celebrates $5,000 donation

    July 24, 2018

    ROCHESTER ACCESSIBLE ADVENTURES (RAA) is proud to announce it has received funding from the Endless Highway Foundation to promote inclusion in sports for youth with disabilities. Media are invited to attend as RAA and the Rochester Wheels wheelchair basketball team are presented with a $5000 check from Endless Highway Foundation on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Frederick Douglass R-Center at 999 South Avenue at 6:30PM.

    RAA is creating a Revolution in Inclusion, rolling out a unique model of Community Health ... Read more

  • Endless Highway supports Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

    Feb. 1, 2018

    “Endless Highway has provided support to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s Exercise for Persons with Disability (ExPD) Program helping people with physical disabilities participate in an innovative form of exercise, Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)-Rowing. The ExPD Program, the only one of its kind in the U.S., uses FES technology that allows weakened or paralyzed leg muscles to contribute to the whole-body exercise of indoor rowing, leading to greater health and fitness benefits. This donation allows an opportunity for individuals that otherwise ... Read more