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FODAC receives two grants worth $80K

February 16, 2018HME News Staff

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Friends of Disabled Adults and Children has been named the winner of two “2018 Collaborative Innovation Grants” totaling $80,000. FODAC will use the funds to create new partnerships with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Goodwill Industries of North Georgia. The “Hospital to home support keeps children with disabilities moving” program with Children's Healthcare will help to ensure that children hospitalized for a severe injury or illness can acquire...

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Nonprofit launches virtual DME expo

October 31, 2017HME News Staff

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - CureDuchenne has launched a new resource called the CureDuchenne Virtual Durable Medical Equipment Expo, according to Muscular Dystrophy News. The expo is an interactive online resource that allows caregivers and family members to access information about equipment from the comfort of their own homes. The website offers “exhibit halls” with information about products, as well as a chat room to help caregivers and family members navigate the challenges of dealing...

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FODAC receives accreditation, seeks partnerships

September 2, 2016HME News Staff

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC), a nonprofit that has provided more than $10 million in DME and supplies to people with injuries and disabilities, has received accreditation as a DME provider from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA). FODAC believes accreditation will pave the way for it to partner with other healthcare providers. “We are seeing more growth in hospital partnerships, and a new contract with Georgia's Department...

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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...

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Users First Alliance gets nonprofit status, prepares for prime time

December 2, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I just finished up writing a Q&A with Users First Alliance's Ann Eubank for the January issue of HME News. Here's a sneak peak: A who's who of complex rehab stakeholders showed up for a presentation by Ann Eubank at Medtrade in November. The subject of the presentation: Raising about $200,000 for Users First Alliance (UFA), a newly minted 501c3 nonprofit that has worked, since 2007, to ensure appropriate access to seating and mobility equipment by empowering consumers, clinicians and providers. “There...

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