Adam needs a new wheelchair!
Organized by: Cheryl Hull
My son Adam was born with Spina Bifida a handicap condition in which he cannot walk so he has been in a wheelchair just about all of his 33 years! He has had several wheelchairs but low quality ones because insurance will not buy the best. We found a website from Mike Box in CA that builds wheelchairs specifically for the needs of the one in the chair but of course it is much more than any insurance company will pay for. To give you an example we have a good size grassy backyard in which Adam cannot take advantage of because the chair he is in does not allow him to freely go through the grass, he needs someones help to just get through grass! With a high quality chair he could go through grass, dirt, stones without assistance! Just think of the freedom he would gain with a good chair he could go over any surface he wants to!!!!! I know I take for granted that I get up each morning and just walk away from my bed into the day, any individual that is in a wheelchair does not have the ability to do even that simple thing. Because of his condition Adam has not been successful in finding suitable employment outside the home that does not have barriers, just last year he took up the hobby of crafting with a friend and has earned $220.00 since January 1, 2016! Society is very good to wheelchairs, there are still many barriers that exist! If you can find it in your heart to donate to help Adam receive a high quality wheelchair, one that will not only help him get around much better but also build up his self esteem having a nice chair!!! Thank you for taking the time to read about Adam's need and God Bless!!!!