Impact Stories

Fashion is For Every Body Hosts Annual Adaptive Fashion Runway Show

October 11, 2021

With support from the Numotion Foundation, Fashion is For Every Body held an adaptive fashion runway show on September 11th, 2021 at Studio 615 in Nashville, TN. The annual event is billed as the only one of its kind, featuring 40 models – ages 18 to 65, sizes 0 to 5X, identifying as BIPOC, LGBTQ, AAPI, Latinx, with others living w/diagnoses of Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Quadriplegia, Limb Difference, and other mobility-related disabilities. Through this event and others, Fashion is for Every Body challenges stereotypes and changes lives using the…

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Numotion Foundation Support of BACKBONES Helps Provide Continued Programming During Pandemic

September 22, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect those living with mobility-related disabilities and their support networks, the Numotion Foundation has provided needed funding that has helped BACKBONES continue virtual programming for those living with Spinal Cord Injuries/disease. Funds provided helped BACKBONES provide programming that has been designed to counter feelings of social isolation and lack of personal connections. Program offerings have included: February Fitness Challenge with Dare2Tri highlighted by weekly fitness sessions with giveaways to keep attendees engaged and feeling a sense of community Advocacy efforts including a panel of…

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Summit Assistance Dogs’ 2021 Unleash Your Love Virtual Giving Event

September 13, 2021

Numotion Foundation’s sponsorship of Summit Assistance Dogs’ 2021 Unleash Your Love Virtual Giving Event helped fuel a successful program that raised $200,000 to create more life-changing service dog partnerships in the Pacific Northwest! Summit is a nonprofit organization that trains highly skilled dogs to assist people with disabilities that significantly affect their mobility, such as a spinal cord injury, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Multiple Sclerosis, and other neurological conditions. By assisting with tasks such as retrieving items, opening and closing doors, turning switches on and off, and tugging off clothing,…

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The Chanda Plan Foundation “Big Event 2021 Movement is Life”

September 13, 2021

The Chanda Center for Health delivers and advocates for integrative therapy, primary care and other complementary services to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for persons with physical disabilities. On June 5th, the Chanda Plan Foundation hosted their Big Event 2021-Movement is Life. An alternative event from their typical in-person gala, they encouraged their network of staff, participants, providers, and supporters, to simply move in whatever way they felt inspired to, after a year of stillness. Despite the inability to be able to host a large in-person event, participants…

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Opulent Mobility 2020

February 3, 2021

Opulent Mobility is an annual group exhibit that re-imagines disability as opulent and powerful. This year’s artists were A. Laura Brody, Yaron Dotan, Corina Duyn, Jennifer Fearon, Sandy Huse, David Isakson, Molshree Jain, Wendy Lewis, Vincent Mattina, Rebecca Niederlander, Ellice Patterson of Abilities Dance Boston, Penny Richards, Katherine Sherwood, Abigail Stockinger, Misty Stokes, Dianna Temple, and Emily Tironi. Opulent Mobility 2020 was online, like so many things were in 2020. They originally planned to hold the show in person at UCPLA’s Washington Reid Gallery, but the pandemic made that impossible.…

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Numotion Foundation Establishes Scholarship with United Negro College Fund

September 4, 2020

Brentwood, Tenn. (September 4, 2020) – The Numotion Foundation today announced the establishment of the Numotion Foundation Scholarship Fund in partnership with UNCF (United Negro College Fund). The scholarship fund, developed with the guidance of UNCF will be primarily used to provide tuition and housing assistance for African American students living with mobility-related disabilities while in the process of obtaining a four-year degree at a qualifying institution. The Numotion Foundation has committed $20,000 for the next three years, for a total contribution of $60,000. Those eligible to apply must have an established…

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The Numotion Foundation Announces Contributions to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

May 12, 2020

Brentwood, Tenn. (May 13, 2020) – The Numotion Foundation announced COVID-19 relief contributions in the amount of $100,000. All contributions are intended to aid those living with mobility-related disabilities facing uncertainty or challenges as the result of the current pandemic. Notably, COVID-19 specific contributions in the amount of $50,000 each are being provided to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will primarily use the contribution to support its mission to enhance the health and quality of life of those…

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Numotion Foundation Partners with Texas Ramp Project (Dallas)

March 17, 2020

The Numotion Foundation partnered with Texas Ramp Project in the Dallas area to build six ramps for persons in need of a ramp but who could not afford them. Over 60 Numotion Foundation volunteers (and several Numotion vehicles) were utilized and the team was enthusiastic to help provide resident access to the community. The day began early with several Numotion Foundation volunteers meeting at the Texas Ramps warehouse to load material at 7 am. The remaining volunteers met at recipient homes 8 am. Before lunch, all six ramps (over 100 ramp feet)…

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Numotion Foundation FUNraisers

February 13, 2020

The first-ever Numotion Foundation “FUNraiser” took place last year at the Numotion National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Once again, Numotion employees at the Numotion National Leadership Conference in Dallas hosted a wheelchair basketball tournament and games to benefit the Numotion Foundation. However this year Numotion also invited local teams across the country to host their own events in support of the Foundation. In Apex,  North Carolina and in Rocky Hill, Conn., teams hosted corn hole (or bags) competitions. In Hazelwood, Mo., employees were able to bid on silent…

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The Miracle League of Music City

November 12, 2019

“We are thrilled that the Numotion Foundation has signed on to help us reach our goal of building a Miracle in Music City! This project would not be possible without support from the Numotion Foundation and the Nashville community!”  Carly Hill, The Miracle League of Music City The Miracle League of Music City (MLMC) is a 501(c)3 non -profit based out of Nashville, TN. The goal of the MLMC is to construct a complex where anyone, regardless of ability can get outside and be active with a game of baseball,…

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