Impact Stories

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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Johnnie’s Story: Why We Walk

July 12, 2019

“We are so grateful for the ALS Association, the St. Louis Regional Chapter and sponsors like the Numotion Foundation. Because of their support Johnnie has been able to receive medical supplies and equipment.” Johnnie’s story with ALS began in 2007 when his speech started to slur. After visiting with a Primary Care Doctor, he was sent to a Neurologist who was unable to provide a diagnosis. After a job-related injury in 2009, Johnnie was sent to a workman’s comp doctor who recommended a new Neurologist as his speech was getting…

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CPRF 2019 River City Roll

July 9, 2019

On Saturday, June 29th, CPRF invited supporters to kick up their heels in support of equipment funding at their River City Roll event. This fundraiser supports the organization’s Wheelchair & Posture Seating Clinic and Equipment Fund. Serving people with disabilities since 1972. The CPRF mission is to provide individuals with disabilities customized services, supports, and technologies, with an emphasis on employment and training options, to facilitate they’re chosen economic and personal independence.   The Numotion Foundation supported CPRF’s Wheelchair & Posture Seating Clinic and Equipment Fund, which provide customized seating systems and…

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2019 United Spinal Association of TN’s Camp United: A Day of Adaptive Sports

May 29, 2019

The Numotion Foundation was proud to support the 2019 United Spinal Association of TN’s Camp United: A Day of Adaptive Sports. The day included adaptive kayaking, badminton, tennis, basketball, and a zip line. The fun event ended with a wash and roll where volunteers serviced and cleaned the camper’s wheelchairs. ATP Andy Foster and Renee Waddell volunteered on behalf of the Numotion Foundation.

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