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Permobil Foundation donates wheelchair

March 9, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Permobil Foundation gifted a new Permobil wheelchair to Gary Miracle at a MercyMe concert on March 6 in Jacksonville, Fla. MercyMe, a Nashville-based Christian rock band, shared Miracle’s recovery story in their new video and song “Say I Won’t.” “It was a very emotional moment, a celebration of his faith and perseverance,” said Ashley Davis, executive director of the Permobil Foundation. “We hope this chair will give him the independence...

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Permobil Foundation honors Brandon Edmondson's legacy

January 16, 2020HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - The Permobil Foundation will match donations to a college fund established for the children of Brandon Edmondson, a Permobil employee who recently passed away. Edmondson, OTR, ATP, was the director of clinical sales and outcomes BR Americas. “We lost a hero and a cherished member of the Permobil family, Brandon Edmondson,” the foundation states on its website. “This is a heartbreaking loss for Brandon's family and friends, for Permobil and the CRT industry. Brandon...

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Permobil re-ups ALS partnership, closes location

June 19, 2019HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil and the Permobil Foundation have renewed their partnership with the ALS Association to support the association's local Walk to Defeat ALS events across the country. Since 2000, these events have raised more than $318 million. Permobil also collaborated with the association on its recent advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill. “Our ongoing support of The ALS Association is unfaltering, as is their fight to find a cure for this devastating disease,” said Ashley Davis,...

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United Spinal, Permobil Foundation increase access to seat elevation

June 4, 2019HME News Staff

NEW YORK - Members of the United Spinal Association now have the opportunity to apply for a Roll Forward Grant for a SmartDrive or active-height seat elevator on a new Permobil wheelchair thanks to a new partnership between the two organizations. “We're thankful for the support of Permobil Foundation to empower our members to attain greater independence,” said James Weisman, president and CEO of United Spinal. “Their partnership has helped us expand our mission to improve the quality...

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Permobil, Lowe's donate wheelchair

April 16, 2019HME News Staff

SUMTER, S.C. - The Permobil Foundation and Lowe's surprised Jeff, the head cashier at the Lowe's in Sumter, S.C., with a new Permobil wheelchair on April 16, his birthday. The Permobil M3 features a seat elevator, giving him more independence and ensuring more functionality with customers and associates. “Having a seat elevator will help me be able to reach the cash register and allow me to talk with customers at eye level,” he wrote in an application to the foundation for a seat elevator,...

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Permobil helps children go

April 10, 2019HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil and the Permobil Foundation will sponsor and host occupational therapy students and researchers from Belmont University and Vanderbilt University on April 12 to fit and train children to use custom-fit toy cars. The cars are meant to improve the day-to-day lifestyle of children with mobility impairments as part of the Go Baby Go program. Students and researchers from the universities and Permobil employees will modify the battery powered ride-on cars to be custom fit for...

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Permobil Foundation hosts charity event

September 18, 2018HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - The Permobil Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Permobil, will host its annual charity open golf tournament on Sept. 20 at the Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory, Tenn. The event, which is sold out, raises money toward the foundation's mission of partnering with nonprofit organizations to help individuals with disabilities live a life without limitations and assisting with insurance denials for DME. So far, the foundation, which celebrated its one-year anniversary this past March,...

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Permobil Foundation, NSM donate wheelchair

July 3, 2018HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Permobil Foundation and National Seating & Mobility teamed up with Lain's parents to get him in a new Permobil wheelchair in time for his 17th birthday and his Junior Prom. The chair, a Permobil F5 Corpus VS, features a vertical stander, allowing Lain to dance at the prom. “I will say, I have held it together all of this time, but when I saw him standing with his friends for the first time, I became very emotional,” said Lain's mom. “He was at their height...

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Permobil helps babies go

January 19, 2018HME News Staff

VND Permobil kids.JPG LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil and the Permobil Foundation on Jan. 18 hosted and sponsored physical therapy and engineering students and researchers from Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and Power of Play to train children and families to use custom-fit toy cars. Permobil employees, students and engineers modified battery-powered ride-on cars to be custom fits for the children based on clinical assessments for their needs. The event was part of the Go Baby Go program...

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