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Durable Medical Equipment Exchanges/ Foundations

Disabled Dealer Magazine
http://www.disableddealer.com/

Classified ads for equipment.

United Cerebral Palsy
http://www.ucp.org/

LifeNet's Wheelchair Project
http://www.lifenetswheelchairproject.org

The goal of LifeNet's Wheelchair Project is to put wheelchairs that are not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from them.

Chariots of Hope
http://www.chariotsofhope.org/

Chariots of Hope, a nonprofit organization, has been established for the purpose of collecting used wheelchairs. The donated wheelchairs are then repaired and distributed, at no cost to the recipient, to those in need.

The Darrell Gwynn Foundation Wheelchair Donation Program
http://darrellgwynnfoundation.org/wheelchair-donation-program.htm

Since the organization was formed, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation, in conjunction with its partner Sunrise Medical, has been donating new, power wheelchairs to children and young adults in need across the country. The Foundation receives many requests from people asking for assistance in getting a wheelchair for themselves or a family member who cannot otherwise receive one. The cost of a new chair can be alarmingly expensive and coupled with the other numerous costs associated with spinal cord injuries and debilitating diseases, it can be troublesome to purchase a new wheelchair. On average, a power wheelchair can run approximately $10,000. Unfortunately, insurance does not always cover the expense.

Special Kids Fund
http://www.specialkidsfund.org/wheelchair/

Requests for Handicapped Wheelchair Vans and Vehicles - via form submitted on the website. We accept applications nationwide, for children and adults.

The Dream Request Program
http://www.thedreamsociety.org/

The Dream Request Program assists people with physical challenges to obtain the necessary equipment to achieve their dream of independence. Here are a few examples of what may be needed:

Back In Action
http://backinaction.drnj.org/home.php

Welcome to Back In Action, a "classified ads" feature that connects people with available assistive technology (AT)! Back In Action is a project of the Assistive Technology Advocacy Center (ATAC), a program of New Jersey Protection & Advocacy, Inc. (NJP&A). NJP&A is a nonprofit corporation created under the laws of New Jersey.

Assistance with wheelchair lifts
http://www.ndgw.org/child_found.htm

California Only

Assistance with wheel chair lifts
http://www.ndgw.org/doc/CFApplication.doc

Rehabilitation Equipment Exchange Network
http://www.rehabequipmentexchange.com/index.html

This national network is a FREE service to facilitate the exchange and transfer of used rehabilitation equipment (used rehab equipment). Individuals can use the web site to buy, sell, or donate used rehab items of many types, including wheelchairs, pediatric equipment, mobility aids, ADL aids, communication devices, assistive technology, and exercise equipment.

Special Child Exchange

Group Email Addresses:

• Related Link: http://www.specialchildexchange.org

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