WILL2WALK IS A MINDSET
ACCOUNTABILITY PERSEVERANCE GRIT OWNERSHIP
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MEET OUR FOUNDER
Rich Hamill was injured in an automobile accident at age 18. Throughout his journey of living with a spinal cord injury, Rich has been steadfast in his belief that a positive attitude and healthy body are of utmost importance for people with SCIs. He founded Will2Walk in 2008 in order to make his dream of inspiring others with spinal cord injuries a reality.
“I know that we can empower those with SCIs to regain control of their lives and pursue their interests through education and perseverance.”
~ Rich Hamill, Founder
Designed to provide funding to individuals with a spinal cord injury and in need of equipment or services to support their passion for a healthy, active and independent lifestyle.
Amanda was awarded a scholarship for a new ActiveAid Evolution Series Rehab Shower Chair. Her severe spasms made it a necessity to have a safe chair to bathe. During her senior year in High School, Amanda was injured in a car accident.
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Joseph Jackson of Phoenix, Arizona was awarded a scholarship for a new, competitive rugby chair. Joseph plays rugby with the Phoenix Heat. At age 16, Joseph suffered a football injury that left him an incomplete c6 quadriplegic.
Read Joe's Full Story
Erick was awarded a scholarship to complete a month-long, intense rehabilitation exercise program at SCI-FIT (SCI Functional Integrated Therapy). Erick was injured in a diving accident in 2010 that resulted in C4-C5 incomplete fracture and paralysis.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
All of us share a common belief that people with spinal cord injuries can lead healthy, fulfilling lives.
Rich Hamill, President
Rich founded Will2Walk in 2008 in order to make his dream of inspiring others with spinal cord injuries a reality ... more
Jennifer Chaillie, VP
Jennifer Chaillie sustained a spinal cord injury in a diving accident in 2011. As a former marathon runner, she is ... more
Amy Munoz, Director
Amy has most recently consulted with credit unions and events based businesses to help grow membership and extend reach to critical ... more
To keep people with spinal cord injury (SCI) active, fit & independent
We aim to inspire people with SCI to achieve the highest quality of life possible, keeping a “will2walk” through life with the challenges SCI presents to individuals, families and communities.
Programs and services that enhance the lives of individuals and families impacted by SCI
Community outreach to help advance the cause for people and families impacted by SCI
Where and when possible, contribute to the work being done to find a cure for SCI
Founded in 2008, the Will2Walk Foundation was the vision of President Rich Hamill, who sustained a spinal cord injury in an auto accident in 1992. Will2Walk is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and funded 100% from personal donations and event proceeds.