This isn’t an electric wheelchair. But it did cost more than $10,000 to the family of a young man named Angel Hernandez. Angel suffered from cerebral palsy. He needed a custom chair to fit him just right, which is why … Continue reading →
D4D now supplies three medical equipment facilities where people in need can get the equipment they need. When you pick up, you’re not getting equipment from us. You’re getting it from the organization that manages the center you go to. … Continue reading →
Devices 4 the Disabled visited our newest medical equipment lending facility recently. It’s located at Casa Puebla, 2014 S. Racine, in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. It’s managed by our new partners, The Resurrection Project, one of Chicago’s leading social service organizations. Pictured in … Continue reading →
Here is a link to the third in a series of reports on CBS-TV Chicago about the dream of helping others that became Devices 4 the Disabled. The editor who worked on the story at CBS says that this is one of her favorite stories ever.
Devices 4 the Disabled is excited to announce the establishment of its third medical equipment lending closet! It’s located right in the center of the city, at Racine Avenue and 21st Street in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood. Our new partners at The Resurrection Project are providing the space and will manage the facility. This lending closet is in between our other two:
- The Gary Graf Center, 510 E. 10th, Waukegan
- St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 2132 E. 72nd St., Chicago
The new Racine and 21st Street location is also close to Mt. Sinai and St. Anthony Hospitals so we hope to get referrals from those facilities as well. We’re still finalizing details such as hours and days of operation, and we’ll pass those along as soon as we get them–along with photos.