Eight receive a total of $15K in 1st half of 2016

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The Will2Walk Foundation Board of Directors has approved scholarships for eight deserving applicants.  Five applicants in Arizona were given awards for an athletic wheelchair, various equipment for wheelchair rugby, a sports wheelchair, sport wheelchair parts and wheelchair tennis tournament fees. One recipient is from Tennessee and has received a scholarship for an offroad handcycle, and an Arkansas resident has received funds …

Annual Campaign Goal To Raise $10K

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors has set a goal to raise $10,000 in our 2016 Annual Campaign. Proceeds go to our programs to help people with SCI stay active, fit and independent. Will you help?   Mail your check to: Will2Walk Foundation – Annual Campaign 1909 E. Ray Road #9-238 Chandler, AZ 85225

$21,000 awarded in 2015 to keep people with spinal cord injuries active, fit and independent

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Arizona-based Will2Walk Foundation delivers scholarships to support quality of life initiatives for those with spinal cord injuries across the nation Phoenix, AZ – (January 7, 2015) Will2Walk, an Arizona-based nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people facing life with paralysis, announced it has awarded $21,000 in scholarships to four individuals in Arizona, plus six individuals in seven other …

$2,500 Will2Walk Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Architect Michael LaRose of Bay Shore, NY for Invacare Handcycle

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Michael LaRose of Bay Shore, New York was recently awarded a $2,500 scholarship for an Invacare Top End Force 3 Handcycle. In 2014, at age 23, Michael was riding his motorcycle to work in Seattle when an oncoming driver failed to see him and turned left in front of him. The crash resulted in Michael breaking his T5/T6 vertebrae, as …

Therapist Dawn Setzer of Charlotte, NC Awarded $2,500 Will2Walk Foundation Scholarship for Invacare Handcycle

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Dawn Setzer of Charlotte, North Carolina was recently awarded a $2,500 scholarship for an Invacare Top End Force 3 Handcycle. Active in sports and outdoor activities growing up, Dawn became less physically active as an adult due to increasing back pain. In 2007, at age 36, she was tentatively diagnosed with the beginning stages of multiple sclerosis (MS) and developed …

Thanks For Supporting The 7th Annual AZ Golf Scramble

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Will2Walk appreciates the generous support of sponsors at the 7th Annual Arizona Golf Scramble, held November 14, 2015 at Whirlwind Golf Club at Wildhorse Pass. Cole, Scott & Kissane Collins, Einhorn, Farrell PC Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith Greaves Family Insley and Race, LLC Kidd Carr LLP Low, Ball & Lynch ProNet Group Scottsdale Insurance Selman Breitman, LLP Smith Remodeling …

$2,200 Will2Walk Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Calendar Model Amanda Perla of Longwood, FL for ActiveAid Shower Chair

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Amanda Perla was recently awarded a $2,200 scholarship for a new ActiveAid Evolution Series Rehab Shower Chair. Her severe spasms made it a necessity to have a safe, new chair in which to bathe. “Unfortunately, the state of Florida only provides a shower chair once,” explains Amanda. “My old shower chair was falling apart, the brakes didn’t work, and it …

Bodybuilder Jeremy Stadler of Levittown, PA Awarded $2,500 Will2Walk Foundation Scholarship for Invacore Handcycle

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Jeremy Stadler was recently awarded a $2,500 scholarship for a new Invacore Top End Force 3 Handcycle, which he uses as his main form of cardiovascular exercise. In 2012, Jeremy, then 21, was involved in a hit-and-run auto accident while on his motorcycle. He broke his neck at the C6-7 vertebrae, suffered a pinched nerve in one elbow and ended …