“Walk on! America” siblings to stop at Hannah & Friends Wednesday

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (June 21, 2018) Brennan Besser, a Duke University basketball player, and his sister, Rachel Besser, are traveling coast to coast to shine a spotlight on the challenges faced by their sister, Jacqueline, and others with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brennan is bicycling the route; his sister Rachel and entourage are traveling by car. Along the way, they are stopping in communities to share their story and their mission.

Brennan and Rachel will spend the afternoon in South Bend Wednesday (June 27, 2018) at Hannah & Friends Neighborhood, where Brennan will conduct a basketball clinic for about 75 youth and adults served by LOGAN and Hannah & Friends. Hannah & Friends is located at 51250 Hollyhock Road, South Bend. The media is welcome to attend.


LOGAN, based in South Bend, Indiana, is a not-for-profit organization offering resources and opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities so they, and their families, may achieve their desired quality of life. Since 1950, LOGAN has reached out to friends and families with help and hope through advocacy, resources and services. In March, LOGAN began offering residential and day services at Hannah & Friends Neighborhood. For more information, visit www.LoganCenter.org.

 About Walk on America
Walk On America is a national effort to raise awareness and charitable donations to support the underserved Intellectual and Developmental Disability community. Siblings Brennan and Rachel Besser were compelled to action by the challenges their sister Jacqueline faces every day. As a kick off to start a larger national conversation, Brennan (on bicycle) and Rachel will make an eastern push across the United States from Seattle to New York City to shine a spotlight on the disability community. Learn more at https://www.walkonamerica.org/

Nancy Miller
Director of Marketing and Communications