Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Equipment Donation Drive

Take the time to clean out your closets and garage!If you're not using or have outgrown equipment, theres a good chance it would be useful to another person. Declutter your life and help others!

The South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) and the Disability Action Center (DAC) are sponsoring an Equipment Donation Drive, in collaboration with the statewide "Life with Brain Injury" Conference July 12-13, 2012, at the Columbia Conference Center, 169 Laurelhurst Avenue, Columbia, S.C. 29212. See more information at http://sc.edu/scatp/donationdrive.html.

If you’re planning to bring equipment or have questions about the Equipment Donation Drive, contact:

Janet Jendron
(803)935-5273 or Janet.Jendron@uscmed.sc.edu

Kimberly Tissot
(803)779-5121 or KTissot@dacsc.org
1-800-681-6805 (Toll Free)

We may arrange to pick up your equipment before the conference. If you are bringing equipment the day of the conference and you're attending the Brain Injury Conference, you can bring it directly to the Conference Center. If you aren't attending the conference, you can deliver it directly to the Disability Action Center. If requested, donations can be tax deductible.

Below are some examples of items that are in high demand:
  • Tub benches
  • Transfer benches
  • Manual wheel chairs in good condition
  • Powered mobility with batteries that work
  • Rollator walkers
  • Portable ramps
  • Vehicle Lifts
  • Adapted Computer Technology
  • Pediatric equipment such as gait trainers
  • Adapted recreational items such as hand bikes, beach wheelchairs

Registration for the Brain Injury Conference has closed, but you can call to see if there are still available spots. Call 803-731-9823, or 1-877-824-3228, or email scbraininjury@bellsouth.net. Find more information on the web at http://www.biausa.org/SC/.

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