Equipment Needs

Team Alex Fund–Wexford, PA
www.teamalexfund.org
Grants for therapy equipment only for kids up to age 18 with a spinal cord injury or disease.

Different Needz Foundation http://www.differentneedzfoundation.org                                        The Different Needz Foundation helps individuals with developmental disabilities obtain the necessary equipment and medical services they need to have the best quality of life. The Foundation considers future needs and provides payment for medical services 

Wheel to Walk Foundation
http://www.wheeltowalk.com
Wheel to Walk helps children obtain products and services denied by their insurance companies. The foundation distributes funds directly to providers. Previous purchases include gait trainers, forearm crutches, wheelchairs, and speech therapy sessions.

Gia Nicole Angel Foundation
http://www.giafoundation.com/
The Gia Nicole Angel Foundation is provides assistance for the purchase of a specific
item or items to enhance the daily functioning of a child with special needs and his or her family. Eligible children include those with any physical disability or an illness such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or cancer. Preference is given to lower income and
single parent families.

M.O.R.G.A.N. Project
http://www.themorganproject.org
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project supports parents and caregivers of special needs children through information, used equipment exchanges, and grants.

College Football Assistance Fund
http://cfafund.org/
A non-profit organization dedicated to the support of football players who have sustained serious injuries through college football. Assistance is provided to ease the burden of medical costs associated with injuries such as joint replacement, spine treatment, neurological care and other related expenses.

Helping from Heaven: The Lexi Kazian Foundation
http://helpingfromheaven.org/
Based in Illinois, this non-profit foundation is able to help families with children who have special needs by providing grants for therapy and equipment.

Ralph Braun Foundation
https://ralphbraunfoundation.org
Mobility equipment considered for this grant program must be essential mobility transportation equipment.  This includes conversions for accessible vans, wheelchair lifts, scooter or truck lifts, car-top carriers, etc.

Travis Roy Foundation
http://www.travisroyfoundation.org/
Assistance is awarded to paraplegics or quadriplegics paralyzed due to a spinal cord injury (Please Note: paralysis must be due to a spinal cord injury; paralysis due to other causes, such as MS or spina bifida, is not eligible). Examples of eligible items include upgrade and maintenance of wheelchairs, vehicle modifications (i.e., hand controls or lifts), small home modifications including ramp and lift installation, computers, and other adaptive equipment.

HelpHopeLive
http://www.helphopelive.org/services/catastrophic-injury-patients/
HelpHOPELive helps patients organize, launch and sustain successful fundraising campaigns based on the kind of support network and special events available in their home communities.

What Sorts of Expenses Does HelpHOPELive Pay?

  • Specially equipped vans and durable medical equipment
  • Home modification related to injury
  • Home health care services
  • Physical therapy and vocational rehabilitation
  • Experimental treatments
  • Travel expenses for rehabilitation and treatment
  • Insurance premiums, deductibles and co-pays

David Lytle Memorial Foundation
http://www.thedavidlytlememorialfoundation.org/
The David Lytle Memorial Foundation provide persons with spinal cord injuries with
support in acquiring assistive technology such as wheelchairs, walkers, ramps, vehicles, computer track ball devices, touch screens, and any other device used to improve the lifeof a person with a spinal cord injury. Additionally, the Foundation can provide grants or scholarships for activities such as educational and conference opportunities, camping, travel, and adaptive sporting programs.

Joseph S. Groh Foundation
http://josephgrohfoundation.org/
Dedicated to providing financial support to employees, former employees, family
members of employees and former employees of the construction and HVAC (heating,
ventilation and air conditioning) industries who have suffered permanent spinal cord
injuries or other permanent and life altering disabilities.