Will2Walk awards $20K in scholarships

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The Will2Walk Board of Directors is proud to announce the scholarship recipients for the second half of 2018! Representing seven states, these seven deserving applicants were awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships toward the following items: Julie Chambers, New Jersey, Adaptive vehicle Martin Horn, South Carolina, Shower chair Joe Jackson, Arizona, SmartDrive wheelchair power assist Deja Lonesome, North Carolina, …

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, …

$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 …

$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 …

$995 Will2Walk Foundation Scholarship Awarded to Mary Pruter of Hebo, OR For Para Ladder

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Mary Pruter is the latest recipient of a 2015 scholarship from Will2Walk Foundation in the amount of $995, which helped her purchase a Para Ladder. The Para Ladder is designed to provide the dignity of an unassisted floor-to-standing or floor-to-wheelchair manual lift. Mary sustained a T12 incomplete injury in 2010 when she fell off the roof of her two-story home. …

Navy Veteran Erick Hernandez of Miami, FL Awarded $5,000 Will2Walk Foundation Scholarship For Therapy

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Erick Hernandez was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship to complete a month-long, intense rehabilitation exercise program at SCI-FIT (Spinal Cord Injury Functional Integrated Therapy) in California. The program was designed to target Erick’s weaknesses and retrain his nervous system to respond appropriately. He trained five times a week for two hours each day during that month. “Completing this rehab program …

Will2Walk Foundation Proud to Participate in Arizona Gives Day, April 7, 2015

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Phoenix, AZ – (March 30, 2015) Will2Walk Foundation is one of the nearly 1,000 nonprofit organizations expected to participate in Arizona Gives Day, an online fundraising initiative, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Presented by FirstBank, Arizona Gives Day will bring together Arizonans from across the state to raise awareness and financial support for a variety of …

Will2Walk Announces 2015 Scholarship & Sponsorship Program Application Deadlines

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Up to $5,000 available to individuals and organizations Phoenix, AZ – (January 25,2015) Will2Walk, an Arizona-based nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness of spinal cord injury research and improving quality of life for individuals living with spinal cord injuries, announces the 2015 quarterly schedule of application deadlines and decision dates. The Will2Walk Scholarship and Sponsorship program is designed to provide funding …