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FODAC raises $40K for donated equipment

May 14, 2019HME News Staff

TUCKER, Ga. - Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) held its 19th Run Walk n' Roll on May 4 at Stone Mountain Park, drawing 100 participants. The event, which included 5K and 3K courses, raised $40,000 for FODAC's mission to provide HME such as wheelchairs at little to no cost to those with mobility challenges and their families. Prizes were awarded to the top individual fundraiser, Vicki Crowell, who raised $2,130; and to the top group fundraiser, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, which...

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Belluscura reaches fundraising goal for POC

April 30, 2019HME News Staff

PLANO, Texas - Belluscura has reached its fundraising goal for its portable oxygen concentrator, the X-PLO2R. The company, part of the portfolio of Tekcapital Plc, a U.K. intellectual property investment group, has raised 500,000 pounds. “We are delighted to see that Belluscura has reached its crowdfunding target of 500,000 pounds to help complete the regulatory clearance and launch of their new X-PLOR portable oxygen concentrator later this year,” said Dr. Clifford Gross, chairman of...

Belluscura, Fundraising, POC

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AAHomecare: Please Stand Up

July 20, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Registration is now open for AAHomecare's Stand Up for Homecare Reception at Medtrade in Atlanta. The association raised more than $30,000 at Medtrade Spring, helping to fund PR, legal and research initiatives in support of the industry's public policy goals. The reception will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the SkyLounge at the Glenn Hotel. “Last year's even was standing room only, so purchase your tickets today,” AAHomecare says.

aahomecare, Fundraising, Medtrade, stand up for homecare

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Disability group launches capital campaign

February 2, 2016HME News Staff

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC), which will be an exhibitor at the upcoming Medtrade Spring, has launched a campaign to raise $1.5 million by the end of 2016. FODAC will apply the funds toward facility upgrades and paying off the mortgage on its corporate headquarters. “This campaign will help FODAC better leverage HME donations across the state for the benefit of the community,” said CEO Chris Brand. The nonprofit, which celebrates its 30th anniversary...

Campaign, Disability, Fundraising, Nonprofit

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Industry stands up for home care

April 1, 2015HME News Staff

LAS VEGAS - AAHomecare held its Stand Up for Homecare reception last night at Medtrade Spring, drawing 200 attendees and raising more than $50,000.The money raised goes to consumer advocacy groups like the American Association of People with Disabilities, United Spinal Association, Paralyzed Veterans of America and National Council on Independent Aging, as well as AAHomecare's own Save My Medical Supplies.“The reception raised over $50,000 to help promote a positive image of HME and raise public...

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Fundraising begins for HME Audit Key

June 5, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has kicked off a campaign to raise $250,000 in the next two years to develop and launch HME Audit Key, a tool to track audit activity in the HME industry. “This is a massive, long-term project that will benefit the entire industry and AAHomecare is committed to making sure it is provided with the resources it needs to succeed,” the association stated in a bulletin to members this week. Members of AAHomecare's executive committee and board of directors, along with...

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Wheel:Life book provides fundraising tips

January 14, 2014HME News Staff

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - Wheel:Life, an online community for wheelchair users, has published Lisa Wells' e-book, “10 Fundraiser Ideas to Help People with Disabilities.”  Cover-1.jpg In it, Wells shares ideas about how to raise money for people who need financial help with medical equipment, rehab, daily medical needs or adaptive sports equipment. “Wheel:Life receives hundreds of inquiries each year from people who are seeking advice on ways to raise money for medical equipment,...

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Stakeholders donate to fund to stop bidding

July 26, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Eleven stakeholders have contributed to AAHomecare's “STOP Competitive Bidding Fund,” the association reported in a July 24 bulletin. The donors are: Barnes Healthcare Services, Brown & Fortunato, First Choice Medical, Home Medical Express, Invacare, MK Battery, PhilCare Home Medical Equipment, Respicare of Central Florida, The MED Group, Vistacare Health Services and Smith & Nephew. Stakeholders that contribute $200 or more, if they choose to, are included in a list of donors...

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