Veterans

September is National Service Dog Month

Each September we recognize the many service dogs who provide assistance, protection, companionship and confidence to their owners. Service dogs serve those with debilitating medical conditions; from autism to blindness, seizure disorders and hearing impairments, diabetes and those who need physical assistance, and they also serve our wounded warriors suffering from conditions like PTSD, traumatic …

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MobilityWorks Helps Veteran Shannon Daniels Regain His Freedom

MobilityWorks of Marietta GA Helps Air Force Veteran Shannon Daniels Regain His Freedom with a Wheelchair Accessible Van Recently, Fox 5 News Atlanta aired an I-Team investigative report on Air Force Veteran Shannon Daniels’ struggles with his local Veteran’s Affairs (VA) office. Shannon is a combat veteran who was injured during the Gulf War. Though …

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The Patriot Ford Raptor Truck to be Auctioned Again at the 2015 Indianapolis Mecum Auto Auction on May 16th

The MobilityWorks Foundation is once again auctioning “The Patriot”, its one-of-a-kind 2014 Ford Raptor created West Coast Customs. Thanks to an anonymous donor at the Mecum auction held in September in Dallas, TX, The Patriot was donated back to the foundation. Since then, it has been on display throughout the country at a variety of …

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Special Go Kart Lets Wheelchair Users Race at Cincinnati Indoor Racing Facility

Full Throttle Indoor Kart Racing and MobilityWorks Design a Go Kart for All-Inclusive Enjoyment Back in August of 2014, Aaron Banfield part owner of Full Throttle Indoor Kart Racing came to MobilityWorks of Cincinnati and asked if we could put hand controls on a go kart. Aaron has a heart for the disabled community because …

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Housing Grants for Veterans Help Our Injured Military to Purchase Adapted Housing

Self Imposed Limitations & the Benefit of Adaptable Housing Grants “Being disabled should not mean being disqualified from having access to every aspect of life” – Emma Thompson On September 10th Chris Melendez did something he hadn’t done before. Sure, he had his share of double leg takedowns, arm bars and half-nelsons; he had gone …

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