MobilityWorks Blog

MobilityWorks Opens New Location Northeast of Atlanta Georgia

November 3, 2014

Second Georgia Store to Serve Norcross Area Community MobilityWorks is opening the doors today on its second Atlanta area location. Located in the city of Doraville in DeKalb County, MobilityWorks will now be able to serve the surrounding suburbs of Atlanta to the east and north of the city. The new showroom and service center […]

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

October 6, 2014

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 […]

Kyla Gets Her Wheelchair Van!

September 10, 2014

She didn’t win the contest but she won a lot of hearts Eight year old Kyla Hartigan was born 12 weeks premature, spent 16 weeks in the NICU and fought every day to stay with us. As a result of her prematurity, she was diagnosed with Quadriplegic Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy. Her family had been using […]

“Patriot” Theme Ford Raptor Raises $250,000 at Mecum Auction

September 6, 2014

Congratulations to The MobilityWorks Foundation on the results of its Ford Raptor sale at the Dallas Mecum Auction. A bid of $250,000 was the highlight of the day. Thank you again to our sponsors: Ford Motor, West Coast Customs, BraunAbility, Magnaflow, Bully Dog, LM Tire & Wheel and BDS Suspension. Watch Our Ford Raptor Video […]

Youngster Doesn’t Win Van Giveaway Contest Then Gets a New Van!

July 23, 2014

A Role Model to His Peers, Aaron Negrete Receives a Brand New Wheelchair Van Donated by Sacramento Auto Dealers Ten-year-old Aaron Negrete was born without arms or legs. But that hasn’t stopped him from living life to the fullest and inspiring others. A local television station reveals the wonderful news about a van donation to […]

MobilityWorks of Huntsville Opens Its Doors

June 17, 2014

We are happy to announce the officially opening of our newest store location in Huntsville, AL Huntsville is our 31st van showroom and service center to open and the second in the state of Alabama. Its sister location is in Birmingham, approximately 100 miles south. 110 miles to the north is our Nashville TN van […]

Assisted Living Resident Transportation: Beyond the Occasional Doctor’s Appointment

May 10, 2014

Years ago, a trip to the doctor’s office for a senior housing resident in a wheelchair was often the only connection they had to the outside world. That was yesterday. Today’s message is that people living in assisted living centers and retirement communities can and do remain very active. Brochures and websites for elder care […]

2014 New York Metro Abilities Expo

May 9, 2014

Thanks to all of those people who stopped by to see us! MobilityWorks truly enjoyed participating in the 2014 Abilities Expo- NY Metro, held last Friday; May 2nd-Sunday, May 4th at the NJ Convention Center in Edison, NJ. Our team had the opportunity to speak with many great people—some of whom we already have the […]

Scooter and Power Chair Lifts Now Available for Travelling With Just About Any Type of Vehicle

February 22, 2014

Experts emphasize that proper equipment selection and installation are critical to stress-free use with transporting mobility devices. Top left to right: hoist-style lift, platform drive-on, drive-off lift, and external transport lift. Bottom: Bruno Chariot towing lift for smaller midsize cars. Many different makes and models are available for each style of lift. From compact cars to minivans, […]

Grateful Pittsburgh Family Organizes “Pay it Forward” Fundraising Event

December 20, 2013

DINE & DONATE This past fall, The MobilityWorks Foundation and our Pittsburgh Team participated in helping an anonymous donor with providing a little girl and her family a wheelchair accessible van. The little girl’s name is Maya Torres. It is our pleasure to tell you that Maya will be turning eight years old this January […]