Getting to Know…Julie MacLean, Executive Director

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In March, Will2Walk brought on part-time Executive Director Julie MacLean to assist with furthering the Will2Walk mission of keeping those with spinal cord injuries active, fit and independent. Prior to joining the Will2Walk Team, Julie worked in the property management and accounting world. She has been volunteering and working with various nonprofit organizations for over twenty years and has a …

Will2Walk awards $12K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the first half of 2022! Representing 8 states, these 11 deserving applicants were awarded a total of $12,000 in scholarships toward the following items: Wayne Benton, Georgia – Sports Equipment (Firefly) Francois Fried, Florida – Shower chair Anthony Giacinto, California – Transportation Annelisas Gomez, California – Sports …

Will2Walk awards $12K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the second half of 2021! Representing 5 states, these 10 deserving applicants were awarded a total of $12,000 in scholarships toward the following items: Jim Beck, Alaska – Off-road Hand Cycle Andrew Bogdanov, Arizona – Tennis Fees Amy Burnett, Tennessee – Transportation Ernest Chun, Arizona – Rugby …

Will2Walk awards $10K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the first half of 2021! Representing 6 states and 2 countries, these 8 deserving applicants were awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships toward the following items: Evan Faucett, Indiana – FES bike Dennis Hooper, Oregon – FreeWheel attachment Joseph Jackson, Arizona – Sports equipment Logan Lazarick, …

W2W announces 50/50 Raffle winner…

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Will2Walk is excited to announce that Linda Griffin of Sun Lakes, Arizona won our first online 50/50 Raffle! “We appreciate everyone’s support and participation in our first online 50/50 raffle,” noted President Rich Hamill. “We raised a total of $825, which fell short of our goal, but we are hopeful we will see more direct donations come in over these …

Emergency Fund awards over $8K in first year!

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The Will2Walk Emergency Fund program, which launched in January 2020, has distributed $8,500 to three individuals so far this year. The program is designed to provide emergency funding to those with traumatic spinal cord injuries who have an immediate medical or life necessity along with financial need. Recipients are: Julie Chambers, New Jersey – Transportation (down payment) Loranda Hart, Arizona …

Will2Walk awards $15K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the second half of 2020! Representing 7 states and 2 countries, these 10 deserving applicants were awarded a total of $15,500 in scholarships toward the following items: Hoene Aweau, Texas – Transportation Malinali Docktor, Canada – Therapy Brandon Fenton, Colorado – Gym / Trainer Bailee Jonas, Arizona …

Will2Walk awards $25K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the first half of 2020! Representing 15 states and two countries, these 28 deserving applicants were awarded a total of $25,000 in scholarships toward the following items: Janae Adams, Oklahoma – Education Jason Biundo, Massachusetts – Education Michael Bridgeman, Ohio – Transportation Cambron Burke, Kentucky – Sports …

W2W announces 2020 grant partners

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In September 2018, Will2Walk brought on part-time Executive Director Mary Vandenberg to assist with furthering the Will2Walk mission of keeping those with spinal cord injuries active, fit and independent. Since then, Mary has been hard at work securing grants to ensure funding for programs. “As a grassroots organization, we have not had the resources to fully commit to grant writing,” …

W2W launches new Emergency Fund program

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is excited to announce a new program offering: the Will2Walk Emergency Fund. It is designed to provide emergency funding to those with traumatic spinal cord injuries who have an immediate medical or life necessity along with financial need.  “We are proud to bring this new offering to the SCI community, and believe we are filling …