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Cars & Cures

October 15, 2019

The Second Annual Cars & Cures Car Show and Family Fun Day took place at Mill Creek Automotive and Mill Creek Brewery. For a second year, this community event featured Project Alive, a non-profit organization with one simple goal: to cure Hunter syndrome. Cars & Cures includes a car show, musical performances, food trucks, games, bounce houses, a car wash, and a chance to meet Case Hogan and Cole Stephens and their families. Case and Cole are two local boys with the rare and fatal disease Hunter syndrome, which affects…

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Sing Me a Story

October 7, 2019

The Numotion Foundation has partnered with The Sing Me a Story Foundation to share unique stories of kids served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The MDA has a deep commitment to transforming the lives of adults, children, and families affected by neuromuscular diseases (muscular dystrophy, ALS and other related diseases). Sing Me a Story, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Nashville, TN, combines the imaginations of children with the talents of songwriters to create wonderful stories and songs. Sing Me a Story creates jukebox campaigns for each song shared on their website in an effort…

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Opulent Mobility

September 26, 2019

Arts Unbound, a gallery and studio dedicated to artists with disabilities, partnered with Opulent Mobility to host their annual exhibition. The show featured more than thirty artworks by artists from around the glove with re-imaginings of mobility and devices used by people with disabilities in the form of sculpture, photography and painting, collage and video. The Numotion Foundation was proud to sponsor the exhibition with the mission to support organizations that work towards enhancing the lives of people with disabilities in communities of common interest. The artists of Opulent Mobility 2019 are…

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4th Annual Capital City Cornhole Classic

September 24, 2019

Shangri-La and Salem Ale Works teamed up to host the fourth annual Capital City Cornhole Classic on Saturday, Sept. 7 on the lawn of the State Capitol. This friendly-competition tournament featured over 30 lanes of cornhole – a popular backyard game that involves throwing corn or resin-filled bags at a raised platform with a hole in it 27 feet away. The Capital City Cornhole Classic hosted players from Vancouver to Eugene and beyond. “We are proud to announce that because of the Numotion Foundation’s help this year’s event produced a…

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Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Group’s Adaptive Camping Event

September 24, 2019

The Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Group hosted 2 events, one at Honeyman State Park and the other at Milo McIver State Park. Each event was hosted by Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection and Adventures Without Limits (AWL). They partnered with Oregon Parks and Rec Department (OPRD) and Oregon Health and Outdoors Initiative. OPRD modified group sites to be accessible for their needs, by removing one side/bench of picnic tables so more than one person in a wheelchair could eat together, by providing a 6’x10′ mat table for people to change, by…

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Minnesota Spinal Cord Injury Association’s Adapted Demo Day

September 24, 2019

Minnesota Spinal Cord Injury Association hosted a day of Adaptive Demo Sports. At the event, they had an adaptive kayak, adaptive biking, archery, and geocaching demo. They had twenty-six participants with spinal cord injuries, one with spina bifida, and one stroke survivor. Plus, there were a bunch of family members and caregivers. Also in attendance were sixteen volunteers.  The event also featured burgers, brats, summer sides, and cake. “It was an awesome way for our community to connect and learn what is possible! We couldn’t have done it without Numotion’s…

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Opening ARTS and Minds Annual Exhibit – United Spinal Association of Houston

September 24, 2019

The United Spinal Houston Chapter welcomed over 250 guests, representing a wide cross-section of the very diverse Houston community. They highlighted 12 artists (all United Spinal Houston members), each presenting 2-4 personal art pieces. The event was held at Sabine Street Studios in the heart of the Houston art hub. The event brought wide-spread awareness of the creativity, ability, and courage of our United Spinal Houston community. The Numotion Foundation funds were used to assist with framing and matting the art, a critical piece to the show’s success. They sold…

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United Spinal Association of Tennessee’s 2019 Camp United

September 24, 2019

We are proud to work with the United Spinal Association, as one of their national partners, to support local chapters and improve the lives of those living with spinal cord injuries and disorders. Our volunteers nationwide have offered their time, talent, and expertise in support of both organizations’ missions. Camp United 2019 was held on Saturday, May 18 at the Joe E. Davis Outdoor Center in Antioch, TN. This facility is totally accessible on 1600 acres on Percy Priest Lake. They rent the Lodge and the waterfront for the day…

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Fashion is for Every Body

September 9, 2019

Fashion Is For Every Body presented On the Runway, Nashville’s only fully inclusive, body-positive fashion runway show on Saturday, September 7th. This year’s theme was “Representation Matters,” it summarizes Fashion Is For Every Body’s most diverse runway to date. The show featured 35 adult models of all ages, sizes, physical abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities. An audience of 228 people witnessed six wheelchair dependent models in the most uplifting, mainstreamed, inclusive manner possible. Nashville designers Rank & Sugar, Catland Forever, Ola Mai and Laura Citron dressed men and women…

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Camp Krazy Legs

August 12, 2019

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Camp Twin Lakes and the Spina Bifida Association of Georgia partnered to offer Camp Krazy Legs. This overnight summer camp is for children and teens with spina bifida. The Numotion Foundation helped support the summer camp. While at camp, the kids make new friends, learn self-care and practice independent living skills while experiencing typical camp activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, games and other activities. Every child needs to feel special. A child with spina bifida is no different. Camp Krazy Legs promote positive self-esteem…

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