Meet Alternatives in Motion's New Member

October 1, 2019

Meet Leigh

Learn a little bit more about Leigh, the most recent addition to Alternatives in Motion’s Board of Directors: “For the past 15 years, I’ve been teaching and working with students who are severely cognitively and multiply impaired. During this time I’ve experienced first-hand the struggles families and individuals go through
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September 22, 2019

Mobility Drive

Alternatives in Motion is looking for local businesses or companies willing to host a Mobility Drive. Find out what a mobility drive is and how you can host one today. What is a mobility drive? A mobility drive, which can last one day or several days, is hosted by a
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Marketing Intern
Looking for a great internship that will also make a difference in the lives of adults and children in need? Join our team as a Marketing & Outreach Intern! What are we looking for: An individual with an interest in marketing, including social media outreach, blog writing, event planning, SEO
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Fowling to Keep 'Em Rolling

August 28, 2019

Why Fowling?

Since announcing our Fowling To Keep ‘Em Rolling Fundraiser, we’ve been repeatedly asked the question, “Why Fowling?” We decided to explain exactly what Fowling is and provide more information about this fun event in October. What is Fowling? Fowling is a hybrid game that combines football, bowling and fun! The
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Pediatric Program
With the increasing number of mobility equipment requests among children and families, Alternatives in Motion has decided to introduce a new Pediatric Program. The goal of this program is to provide and maintain mobility among the adolescent community of West Michigan. “It was an easy decision for us to incorporate
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Alternatives in Motion’s community van was on the move this past week in honor of our newest Pop Up Program, which aims to make West Michigan mobile. “The goal is to visit local shelters or community centers in need,” says Coleen Davis, AIM’s Executive Director. “We bring batteries, parts and
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We sat down with Ellery, AIM’s newest board member, to discuss her background and her passion for supporting those with disabilities: “I am a returning adult student at Grand Valley State University studying Interdisciplinary Leadership. As well as a student, I am a full-time Nurse Technician on Mary Free Bed
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As an organization that strives to enhance independence for persons with disabilities, equity is at the center of our work. Because of this, over the past two years, AIM has made efforts and strides to embed a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) lens in our organization. This has culminated in
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In case you missed it, Alternatives in Motion recently moved to a new location in the heart of south-east Grand Rapids. This move was fueled by a need to become more accessible for AIM’s multitude of clients. “The building we were located at previously housed equipment and offices on different
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Alternatives in Motion is hosting Taste of AIM, presented by Lake Michigan Credit Union and Pepsi, on Thursday, July 18th from 4-7pm. The event is free and open to the public. “We’re very excited to show both clients and community members our new highly accessible building,” says Coleen, Alternative in
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