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Aeroflow donates to inclusive playground

November 23, 2020HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare has donated $10,000 to help make a playground at Lake Tomahawk Park in Black Mountain, N.C., inclusive to children with physical disabilities. Aeroflow partnered with Noah Lewkowicz, a local Eagle Scout and high school junior, on the project. “Noah began his Eagle Scout project two years ago, just a few years prior to a close family friend being in a near-fatal crash, which left him unable to walk,” said Wendy Lewkowicz, Noah's mother. “The...

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Ventec Life Systems honors RTs

November 4, 2020HME News Staff

BOTHELL, Wash. - Ventec Life Systems recently donated $10,000 to a COVID-19 RT Fund created by the American Association of Respiratory Care's board of directors. The fund sends financial assistance to the surviving families of licensed respiratory therapists who have died while caring for patients with COVID-19. Ventec Life Systems made the donation during National Respiratory Care Week, Oct. 26-31. “Respiratory Care Week shines a light on the vital role respiratory therapists play, and the...

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WellSky Foundation donates to Meals on Wheels

September 18, 2020HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The WellSky Foundation has donated $50,000 to Meals on Wheels America, an organization supporting more than 5,000 community based programs across the U.S. dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. Through the donation, Meals on Wheels will collaborate with the WellSky Foundation to conduct a pilot research project designed to assist health care organizations supporting older adults, particularly those transitioning from acute care settings and those facing multiple...

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Pride Mobility, 11-year-old work together on donation

July 29, 2020HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH, Pa. - Pride Mobility has donated a Jazzy Air 2 Power Wheelchair to Ann-Marie Kelly. Pride Mobility learned of Kelly's need after being contacted by the mother of 11-year-old Brian Lyons, her neighbor. Lyons had noticed that Kelly's power wheelchair was old and no longer reliable, and he decided to start a GoFundMe fundraiser and hold lemonade stands to raise money for a new wheelchair. Lyons helped Pride Mobility present the new power wheelchair to Kelly on July 20. “It makes me feel...

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FODAC raises $45K for HME

May 19, 2020HME News Staff

TUCKER, Ga. - Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) raised more than $45,000 on its 20th Run Walk 'n Roll on May 9. The event, one of the organization's main annual fundraisers, was held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We were overwhelmed by the response from our supporters who enthusiastically embraced the reformatted event,” said Chris Brand, president and CEO of FODAC. “Many nonprofits have had to postpone or cancel major fund-raising events because of COVID-19...

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Sunrise Medical supports Team Gleason

March 10, 2020HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical has committed to donating seat elevators to clients living with ALS that have submitted applications to and have been approved by the Team Gleason Foundation. “Our work would not be possible without the support of our partners,” said Blair Casey, assistant executive director of Team Gleason. “This collaboration will allow our team to continue meeting the extraordinary needs of the ALS community by providing products that enhance greater independence...

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Golden Technologies donates lift recliners

December 3, 2019HME News Staff

OLD FORGE, Pa. - Golden Technologies has donated several luxury lift recliners to The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania for participants of their day program. “We are happy to bring comfort and joy to our friends at The Arc by providing high-quality seating to improve their quality of life and add to their sense of independence,” said Rich Golden, CEO. “We recognize the importance of meeting the needs of aging adults and are so honored to contribute to The Arc's warm and friendly...

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Aeroflow donates extra products

September 6, 2019HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare's urology division will donate more than 1,250 cases of diapers to support families living in Buncombe County. The provider, which is headquartered in the county, will donate diapers to Buncombe County Health & Human Services to be distributed among local families in need of supplies for their children. “Having access to diapers is critically important in the day-to-day lives of families with young children,” said Mica Phillips, director of Aeroflow...

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Quantum Rehab outfits YouTube star

July 26, 2019HME News Staff

DURYEA, Pa. - Quantum Rehab donated a Quantum Rehab Edge 3 Power Chair with iLevel technology to Terry Davis, whose “Back up Terry” video on YouTube has nearly 4 million views, at his home in Memphis, Tenn., on July 22. Davis had two GoFundMe accounts started to purchase a new power chair, but Quantum Rehab and Team Adaptive partnered to donate the chair to him. “With iLevel, Terry can reach his Steelers cup in the cabinet and he is able to get ice and water for himself,”...

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Group donates mobility equipment at Heartland

June 12, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM collaborated with Variety-the Children's Charity, Rifton, International Biophysics Corp. and EZ-ACCESS to donate special gifts to five families who live near the company's corporate headquarters here. The donations, which included four adaptive tricycles from Rifton, a high-frequency chest wall oscillation therapy vest from Biophysics, and a modular ramp system from EZ-ACCESS, were presented at a special ceremony during VGM's Heartland Conference on Tuesday. “We're always...

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