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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August 29, 2016

Maranda

Maranda, a 29-year-old from Holland, was excited for her ten-year high school reunion. Her power chair, however, was so rundown and unusable that travel would be impossible unless she got a new, expensive chair. She applied for insurance and waited anxiously, but a week out from the reunion, she still
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August 10, 2016

Sherry

Our client Sherry was happy to receive her new wheelchair! When Ron asked her if she had any dependents, she pointed to her stuffed animal collection, something she seemed quite proud of.
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August 10, 2016

Frances

Frances received her new power chair just an hour after our program tech, Ron, picked up the donation, replaced the batteries, and fixed the joystick and armrest. The donor called Ron before he came to get the chair saying she knew someone who needed it. Ron connected with Frances and
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August 10, 2016

Tony

Oklahoman Veteran receives Wheelchair from Alternatives in Motion When 74-year-old veteran Tony’s power wheelchair wore out, hindering his freedom, he searched everywhere for help covering the $10,000 price of a new one. After exhausting all options from insurance to local services, he discovered Alternatives in Motion, a nonprofit providing donated
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