Impact Stories

Numotion Foundation Continues Support of Fractured Atlas and the Opulent Mobility Project

February 21, 2024

For the fourth consecutive year, the Numotion Foundation continued its support of Fractured Atlas and the Opulent Mobility Project. Fractured Atlas, a nonprofit arts service organization, presents the Opulent Mobility Project as “an annual group art exhibit that reimagines disability as opulent and powerful.” A. Laura Brody, professional costume maker and designer who developed Opulent Mobility and photographer and disability arts activist, Anthony Tusler serve as curators for the exhibit. Detailing the Numotion Foundation’s affect on the exhibit, A. Laura Brody provided the following impact story: “The 9th annual Opulent…

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Numotion Foundation Grant Provides Increased Accessibility at Annandale Village

October 24, 2023

The Numotion Foundation recently provided support to Annandale Village, a non-profit residential community in Georgia specializing in the care of those living with acquired brain injuries and developmental disabilities. Annandale Village Director of Development, Lindsay Borenstein provided the following mission statement and impact story. “Our mission is to provide progressive life assistance to adults with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries so that they can maximize their abilities and maintain their independence in the least restrictive environment. We do this for the over 200 individuals we serve by providing supported…

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Numotion Foundation Provides Funding to Individual Abilities in Motion

October 19, 2023

As a program of its 2023 partnership with United Spinal Association, the Numotion Foundation provided program support to Individual Abilities in Motion, United Spinal’s NE Pennsylvania chapter. The event provided those living with mobility-related disabilities the opportunity to experience equipment designed to provide greater access to nature and the outdoors. Joseph Salva, President of Individual Abilities in Motion provided the following impact story: Dear Numotion Foundation, This past September we held an event that we called Off-road Adapted. It was an opportunity for individuals to come out and try a…

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Numotion Foundation Continues Support of Texas Ramp Project

October 16, 2023

The Numotion Foundation has continued its support of The Texas Ramp Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free wheelchair ramps to low-income older adults and people with disabilities identified by local health care providers. Ramps are built exclusively with volunteer labor, keeping costs to a minimum. Ramps are built without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age or gender. Per the Texas Ramp Project, the organization has built over 25,000 wheelchair ramps as of August, 2023. As measured in ramps constructed, this milestone represents over 125 miles of freedom for those…

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Numotion Foundation Provides Grant to Make-A-Wish of Central and Western North Carolina

August 8, 2023

The Numotion Foundation recently provided a grant to support the Wish programming of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina. Ali Magnuson, Grants and Foundation Specialist for Make-A-Wish provided the following impact story: Summer is a time when a child’s imagination can really shine bright There are few greater joys than finding out what wish experience we’ll get to bring to life for a child – whether that’s building a pirate-themed playhouse or planning a trip for a wish kid to see the ocean for the first time.…

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Numotion Foundation Sponsors National Wheelchair Basketball Association Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

June 12, 2023

The Numotion Foundation was proud to sponsor the 2023 National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held in Wichita, KS on Saturday, April 1st. According to the NWBA, “the purpose of the NWBA Hall of Fame is to enshrine, in the form of a permanent record, the names of those individuals who have exerted a distinctive, positive influence of unique dimension on the sport of wheelchair basketball.” Those inducted into the 2023 class included Willie Hernandez, Will Waller, Jayne Chilutti, and former Numotion team member, Josh Turek.…

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Numotion Foundation Sponsors “The Ride,” a Jack Trottier Foundation Fundraiser to Benefit Adolescents Living with New Spinal Cord Injury

May 23, 2023

On January 16, 2013, Jack Trottier experienced a spinal cord injury while snowboarding. The burst fracture of his C6 vertebrae caused paralysis from the chest down. After emergency surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital, Jack spent 9 days in intensive care to stabilize his spine and autonomic functions. He then traveled to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta for 13 weeks of intense rehabilitation. Jack subsequently returned home and began his senior year of High School in Tyngsboro, MA that fall. After graduation, Jack enrolled at UMASS-Lowell to earn a degree in…

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Numotion Foundation Provides Third Round of Emergency Relief Intended to Assist Those Living with Mobility-Related Disabilities Impacted by the Conflict in Ukraine

May 2, 2023

Brentwood, TN (May 2, 2023) The Numotion Foundation announced a third round of emergency relief funds intended to provide assistance to those living with mobility-related disabilities who have been impacted by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The $20,000 contribution was distributed to The Chernivtsi Regional Organization of People with Disabilities (CROPD). CROPD is a member organization of National Assembly of People with Disabilities of Ukraine (NAPD) and is identified as an NGO run by and focused on serving those living with mobility-related disabilities. This contribution, in addition to the $80,000…

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Numotion Foundation Continues Support of Fractured Atlas & Opulent Mobility

February 9, 2023

The Numotion Foundation continued its support of Fractured Atlas and the Opulent Mobility art installation in 2022. A. Laura Brody, a professional costume maker & designer, originally developed the exhibit and shared the following impact story: Opulent Mobility is an annual exhibit that asks artist to re-imagine disability as opulent and powerful. Participating artists in Opulent Mobility 2022 are A. Laura Brody, Kat Chudy, Katlin Combs, Kellie Gillespie, ju90, Bronte Grimm, Ash Hagerstrand, David Isakson, Judith Klausner, Ellen Mansfield, Lisa Merida-Paytes, Katherine Sherwood, Annelies Slabbynck, Misty Stokes, and Rachel Ungerer.…

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Numotion Foundation Supports AXIS Dance Company

February 9, 2023

In late 2022, the Numotion Foundation provided support to AXIS Dance Company whose mission is to collaborate with “disabled and non-disabled artists to create world-class productions that challenge perceptions of dance and disability.” Nadia Adame, Artistic Director & Choreographer at AXIS recently provided the following impact story: Led by Artistic Director Nadia Adame and Managing Director Danae Rees, AXIS is one of the nation’s most acclaimed ensembles of disabled and non-disabled performers. AXIS was founded in 1987 and creates world-class productions that challenge perceptions and redefine dance and disability.The Bay…

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