On Wednesday, April 3, Team Quantum Leap shaved heads, manes and forelocks at 4th Annual Bright House Networks Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge presented by Carrabba’s Italian Grill benefiting the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, Quantum Leap Farm and other nonprofits. Read More
Veteran David Nicholson stopped by Quantum Leap Farm in July to test out his new prosthetics. Injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, the brave veteran lost both legs from the knee down. Since then he has been fitted with some of the most advanced bionic devices available. Partially controlled by a computer interface, his prosthetics are still in the testing phase. Read More
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, the Tampa Bay Lightning invested Quantum Leap Farm’s Founder, Edie Dopking, PhD, as an official Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero. At the beginning of the 2011-2012 season, Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and his wife Penny, launched the Community Heroes initiative. Their goal was to recognize grassroots Heroes who are using their lives to make the greater Tampa Bay community a better place. Heroes were recognized and rewarded at each one of the Lightning’s 41 regular season games. Last season, the Lightning distributed a total of $2,050,000 to worthy community causes. Read More
There are coyotes beyond our pastures, but who knew there are cougars in the barnyard?! In late summer, Kathleen Slaven, President of Cougars of Florida, approached Quantum Leap Farm Founder, Edie Dopking, with a novel fundraising idea. Kathleen and her fellow cougars would create a 2013 calendar featuring Quantum Leap therapy horses, classic cars, and the Cougar Team. Edie jumped at it. Read More
PN (Paraplegia News) Magazine featured Quantum Leap Farm and one of our favorite riders, Army Chaplain (Maj.) Lee Nelson in a recent issue.
PN calls itself the magazine for wheelchair users–news and information to broaden horizons and improve life. Read More
What Goes Up Must Come Down
Michelle Ansley is back from the heights of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro. We’re glad she’s home safe and sound and so proud of her accomplishment and the money she has raised for Quantum Leap Farm. Almost $10,000 has been raised so far from generous donors who have been inspired by her extraordinary effort. We hope you’ll join Michelle in fundraising for Quantum Leap’s At EASE Law Enforcement Program. Gifts toward Michelle’s Mount Kilimanjaro Climb will help underwrite Law Enforcement and other First Responders’ participation in our unique peer to peer program for stress management. Make a secure donation right here. Read More