Category Archives: Children | Young Adults

Tyler’s Road to Recovery

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Tyler has always been eager to get up and go! He has participated in basketball, football, track and is a certified scuba diver. Those who love Tyler have always struggled to keep up with his energy. Unfortunately, this past summer, Tyler was involved in a devastating car crash that has left him paralyzed.

On this past Father’s Day, Tyler and his sister were rear-ended by a distracted driver, sending them both to the hospital. Tyler suffered massive head trauma, and has been in and out of hospitals and rehab centers ever since. He is unable to talk or eat on his own, but has been making progress. Read more

Gavin’s New Accessible Van

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Earlier this week, the Van Dellen family of Philadelphia, PA received a donated van thanks to MobilityWorks’ partner Special Kids Fund / Magic Mobility. Their organization is dedicated to finding donated accessible vehicles for children in wheelchairs all across the country. In this case, the funding was secured by an anonymous donor, through their DAF (donor advised fund), who saw the Van Dellen’s GoFundMe page for their son Gavin. Read more

Making Dreams Come True

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Give Kids The World Village, a non-profit resort in Central Florida, has been making dreams come true for the past 30 years. The 79 acre Village near Orlando provides week-long, cost free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Here at MobilityWorks, we are proud to supply their organization with hundreds of accessible rental vans. Our relationship with Give Kids The World goes back many years. Read more

A “Night to Shine Prom” by The Tim Tebow Foundation

Prom Night Reservations Being Made Now for February 10, 2017 in All 50 States.

Between professional baseball tryouts, broadcasting and his foundation it’s a wonder how Tim Tebow finds time to sleep! The former Florida Gator quarterback is changing lives around the globe and in a few weeks his foundation will host one of their largest events to date. The “Night to Shine Prom” will take place at hundreds of churches in all 50 states simultaneously on February 10, 2017. Night to Shine was started two years ago as a magical evening for anyone over 14 years old with special needs. Read more

22-Year-Old Melissa Aims to Raise Support and Funds for Wheelchair Van

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Melissa hopes to raise funds for a wheelchair vehicle that would be life changing for her and her family.

Melissa is a smart young woman who recently graduated from the STRIVE program where she learned life skills and how to be independent. The 22-year-old from Crystal Lake, Illinois, loves listening to music and helping others. She enjoys swimming and spending time with her family. But unlike other 22-year-olds, Melissa has overcome huge setbacks. Melissa is hoping to raise funds for a wheelchair accessible vehicle with help from our MobilityWorks store in Villa Park, Illinois. Read more