August 29, 2016

Angela

#‎FlashbackFriday‬ to our client Angela’s positive spirit. Even though living with Multiple Sclerosis prevented her from walking, making it difficult for her to even get to her classes at Calvin Theological Seminary, especially without an effective power chair, she called her condition “More Strength.” After reaching out and receiving a
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August 29, 2016

Michael

“With a grin he sat down in the wheelchair and it fit him perfectly!” #FlashbackFriday to when George E. Ranville was able to bring our client Michael a wheelchair in Virginia. We received a hand-scribbled note from Michael explaining his insurance had denied his wheelchair request, forcing him to make
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August 29, 2016

Matt

#FlashbackFriday to three years ago when our client and Moving People Forward award winner, Matt, coordinated over 40 Boy Scouts to clean our entire warehouse for his Eagle Scout project. Matt and his crew not only sorted out trash, but organized yards of scrap metal, plastic, and old batteries which
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August 29, 2016

Steven

Our client Steven played the King of France in William Shakespeare’s All’s Well that Ends Well. His donated power chair not only made it possible for him to play the part, but, because the chair could break into pieces, he could easily move it between practices and shows.
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August 29, 2016

Clement

#FlashbackFriday to when our client, Clement, met Bono from U2! But his story’s a little cooler than just that: In 1998, Clement arrived from Malawi in Grand Rapids with just $500. On crutches–a victim of childhood polio–he hobbled into Alternatives in Motion, telling of his desire to participate in campus
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August 29, 2016

Vicki

Our client, Vicki, is brought to tears after receiving her new wheelchair.
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August 29, 2016

Mark

Mark received a new wheelchair and a handicap accessible ramp for his house thanks to Jen from Mercy Health Home Care and the Disability Advocates of Kent County.
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August 29, 2016

Robert

Robert received a new power chair thanks to a referral by our friend Jen from Mercy Health Home Care.
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August 29, 2016

Shelly

Winner of 2015’s Moving People Forward Award, with her loaner chair
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Matheta’s sister was injured in a car accident in Kenya and is currently unable to work because she does not have access to mobility equipment. Purchasing a wheelchair in the USA was too expensive so Matheta asked Alternatives in Motion to help out. In just a few weeks Matheta will
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