Category Archives: Caregivers

Red Cross Donations Sought for Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief 

A Red Cross volunteer is show here with a Hurricane Harvey evacuee at one of the emergency shelters. 

A Message From the American Red Cross

Many of you have asked how you can help people affected by this terrible storm, and we are truly grateful for your support. To make a donation, please visit https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey or call 1-800-RED CROSS or text HARVEY to 90999 to donate $10. 

The American Red Cross on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/redcross/

Photo shown above courtesy of the American Red Cross on Facebook. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families affected by the storm.  Read more

MobilityWorks of Richmond to Continue Hosting Parent Support Group

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Parent Support Group and Resource Exchange

Beginning February 7th, MobilityWorks of Richmond (Virginia) will continue hosting a resource night for parents of children with a physical disability or physical limitations. The support group will run from 5:00-6:30 PM on the first Tuesday of every other month.

The goal of the support group meetings is to provide new information on programs that can be of help to them and their children.  We will also provide the opportunity for parents to exchange ideas and support each other in a typical support group setting.  Guest speakers of non-profit companies will also talk about resources available to parents. Read more

MobilityWorks of Richmond to Host Parent Support Group Events

Picture of support group during meeting with professional therapist

Parent Support Group and Resource Exchange

One of the issues we most often hear about from parents of children with disabilities is the lack of information. Starting October 4th, MobilityWorks of Richmond (Virginia) will begin hosting a bi-monthly support group for parents that have a child or children with a physical disability or physical limitations. The support group will run from 5:00-6:30 PM on the first Tuesday of every other month. Read more

Community Steps Up for “Lovey”

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Zyasia “Lovey” Guzman is a very happy 11-year-old this week, after receiving her first Wheelchair Accessible minivan. Lovey was born developmentally delayed with epilepsy and fragile bones. She continues to undergo medical testing and evaluation as doctors are unable to fully explain her condition. Everything became a little easier this week for the Vineland, NJ family after the team at MobilityWorks of Woodbury was able to get them financed and into an accessible 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan. The Guzman’s both work for their local school system, and were overwhelmed by the support from their community. Read more

Paying it Forward—and Paying it Back—A Heartwarming Story!

Liz Woodward

After working tirelessly for 12 hours to put out an intense fire; firefighters Tim Young and Paul Hullings of New Jersey stopped at a small café for breakfast.

The waitress at the cafe; Liz Woodward, overhead the firefighters talking about the grueling fire.

When it came time for the firefighters to leave; Liz gave them a note on their Guest Check, letting them know that their breakfast was her treat—as a show of appreciation for their courage and bravery. Read more