Will2Walk awards $20K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the first half of 2018! These ten deserving applicants from nine different states were awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships toward the following items: Derek Bollinger, Washington, Shower chair Adrienne Cole, New York, Motomed bike Todd Edgington, Utah, Therapy Thomas Greggo, Florida, Medical supplies Sarah Kelly, …

Eight scholarships total $15K in 2nd half of 2016

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The Will2Walk Foundation Board of Directors has approved scholarships for eight deserving applicants.  Three recipients are from Arizona, two from Florida and others from New Jersey, Wisconsin and California. Heather Baney of Arizona, $3,585 for a Power Assist for her wheelchair Joseph Delagrave of Arizona, $1,500 toward a Force RX handcycle Ryan DiGiovanni of New Jersey, $1,407.50 for Project Walk/Next …

Scholarship Story: Joe Jackson of Chandler, AZ

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Joe Jackson broke his C6 vertabrae while playing varsity football in 2005.  He was 16 years old.  Joe now attends Arizona State University full time and plays rugby for the Ability360 Phoenix Heat.  He trains and lifts weights five days a week.  When he’s not training, he gives back to the community through his own foundation, The Joe Jackson Foundation, …

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 …

$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 …