Impact Stories

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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2019 Bend’s Pole Pedal Paddle

May 24, 2019

Oregon Adaptive Sports (OAS) is an adaptive sports organization in the Pacific Northwest providing a range of year-round programs. Oregon Adaptive Sports envisions a day when everyone has the benefits of outdoor recreation, regardless of ability.  The Numotion Foundation supported the OAS 2019 Bend’s Pole Pedal Paddle. There were over 2,500 competitors and of those competitors that raced this year, a record-setting 50 adaptive athletes participated across 10 teams. The funds specifically help to cover the costs of registration as well as the logistics of the event.  The Bend’ Pole…

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United Spinal Philadelphia Chapter’s 4th Annual Wash N’ Tune

May 1, 2019

The Numotion Foundation helped support the United Spinal Philadelphia Chapter’s 4th annual Wash N’ Tune event. Hosted by the United Spinal Philly Chapter at the Moss Rehab Center the chapter invited wheelchair users for socializing and refreshments while volunteers performed minor repairs and cleaned their chairs. “I would like to thank you for your amazing support for the United Spinal Philly Chapter’s annual wash N tune. This is such a great event with so many appreciative individuals who after the event have their wheelchairs cleaned and fixed up ready for…

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MS Achievement Center’s 2019 Race to Nowhere

April 3, 2019

The 21st Annual Race To Nowhere took place on February 23rd at the Kirmayer Fitness Center in Kansas City. Participants raced stationary bikes as fast as they could to raise support for the MS Achievement Center to continue to provide life-changing programs for adults with multiple sclerosis. The Numotion Foundation joined others who contributed to the event. This year’s race raised over $70,000 to support the progress people are making at the MS Achievement Center. The Mid America MS Achievement Center was established in 1995 with the mission of opening…

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Numotion Foundation’s ALS Walk Season Kick-Off

March 26, 2019

We are proud to work with ALS Association as a National Partner, to help raise awareness in the fight against ALS. The Numotion Foundation officially kicked off our Walk to Defeat ALS season in Sarasota, Florida, on Saturday, March 2. Several Numotion employees volunteered on behalf of the Foundation to help make the day a success. 

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2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic

March 26, 2019

In early February, the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Blackhawks hosted the 2018-2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic — and defeated the Colorado Avalanche 8-2 in the championship game. As champions, the Blackhawks keep their claim on the O’Connor Courage Trophy. Players’ names are inscribed on the trophy, which is housed at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada. Thirty teams participated in the tournament and each was sponsored by an NHL team from across the country. There were over five hundred attendees, including players, volunteers and the general public. The Numotion…

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