Three $500 ‘In Motion’ Campaign Winners to be Selected
Now in its 10th year, MobilityWorks annual Spring In Motion Newsletter mailing and sweepstakes event ushers in the warm weather and clearance savings. Nearly 85,000 people have been mailed the company’s 4-page color newsletter and sweepstakes entry cards. Three winners who have registered either by mail or online by July 10th will be randomly selected to receive a $500 gift card prize. Download our complete newsletter here.
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games will be held July 25th through August 2nd in Los Angeles, California.
Arriving from 177 countries around the world, over 7,000 athletes will meet in Los Angeles to show the world incredible courage and unwavering determination by participating in over 25 different sporting events.
It takes $2,500 to fund one athlete’s participation in the 2015 World Games. You can help by joining the “Support an Athlete” campaign and raising money with your family members, co-workers, schoolmates and friends. You’ll be paired with an athlete competing at the World Games and can cheer him or her on!
The 35th National Veterans Wheelchair Games will be held in Dallas, TX June 21st-26th.
The 2015 event is co-presented by the Texas VA Healthcare System and the Lone Star Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). Over 600 wheelchair veterans from all over the nation are expected to attend the event to compete in team and individual wheelchair sporting events including; softball, basketball, quad rugby, power soccer and more. For the 2015 games, a new event; a 600m track/air rifle biathlon, has also been added.
Jared Herana from Chula Vista, CA is our featured profile for today. Here is Jared’s story:
What is my story? There are a lot of places I could start: my disability, my struggles, my hurt or my pain. But that’s not my story. My story isn’t about prematurity or Cerebral Palsy or my struggles living a wheelchair bound life in a fast-paced and mobile world. My story is about my abilities and what I bring to you.
If you have not done so already, be sure to submit your entry and/or cast your vote in the 4th Annual NMEDA National Mobility Awareness Month Van Giveaway Contest.
Each year, the month of May is recognized as National Mobility Awareness Month. National Mobility Awareness Month is dedicated to showing the world how people with disabilities can live more active, mobile lifestyles through the many life-changing mobility solutions available to them today.