WILL2WALK IS A MINDSET

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NEWS

FEATURED NEWS FROM WILL2WALK

EVENTS

FEATURED EVENTS

“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

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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 Perla

Amanda Perla

AWARDED $2,200

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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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

AWARDED $3,500

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.


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Erick Henderson

Erick Hernandez

Awarded $5,000

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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Over
0,000
NEW SCI INCIDENTS IN THE U.S. EACH YEAR

Nearly
0,000
people in the U.S. are living with SCI
Over
$0,000
AVERAGE YEARLY EXPENSE FIRST YEAR OF INJURY (C1-C4)

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

Brent Carman, Treasurer

Brent joins the Will2Walk Board of Directors in 2016 as Treasurer. He is currently a Wealth Advisor with ... 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

Andrea Morin, Secretary

Andrea brings 14 years of business development, sales & marketing experience. Her goal has always been to promote positive, enriching ... more

MISSION

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.

EDUCATION

Programs and services that enhance the lives of individuals and families impacted by SCI

AWARENESS

Community outreach to help advance the cause for people and families impacted by SCI

RESEARCH

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.