From the Board President
As I look back on 2019, it strikes me how much Alternatives in Motion has grown and diversified as an organization. Thanks to an active board, an energetic Executive Director, generous partner businesses and selfless volunteers, we were able to assist more clients. We have planted the seeds in our
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For the 24th annual year, Grand Valley State University’s Department of Physical Therapy is hosting the Wheel Run 5K on Saturday, April 4th. Run, walk, or handcycle your way through GVSU’s beautiful Allendale Campus. 100% of the proceeds from this event support Alternatives in Motion’s mission to provide mobility equipment to
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Meet Kelsey
We sat down with Alternatives in Motion’s new Program Coordinator, Kelsey, and got to know her a little better: Tell us a little bit more about yourself! I am originally from a little town in Northeast MI, called Alpena. I moved down to Grand Rapids for school and ended up
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Mobility Drive
Throughout December, Board Member, Leigh Chick, hosted a Mobility Drive at Ionia Intermediate School District’s Freedom Acres School. This mobility drive was highly successful thanks to Leigh, community members and supporters. We sat down with Leigh and asked a few questions about the drive: What inspired you to host the
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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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