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Disabled Sacramento Woman, 110, Receives Power Wheelchair Donation from The SCOOTER Store
Date:1/25/2008

rs. Pittman saw power wheelchairs on a television advertisement for The SCOOTER Store. They decided to call and get more information. Initially, they were disappointed when Mrs. Pittman's insurance would not pay for a power wheelchair, but later they were thrilled to learn about The SCOOTER Store's Gift of Mobility program, which makes power mobility equipment available to people without the insurance coverage or resources to pay for it.

"We are happy that Mrs. Pittman can continue being an active senior citizen and enjoy the company of her friends and family," said Doug Harrison, CEO and founder of The SCOOTER Store. "We started the program to help people like Mrs. Pittman improve their mobility and enjoy more freedom and independence."

Mr. Harrison and his wife, Susanna, started the Gift of Mobility program in December 2002 to help people in need acquire power mobility equipment that can improve their quality of life. Since then, the outreach program has worked with organizations around the world to donate power wheelchairs, scooters and manual wheelchairs valued at more than $200,000 a year to community service organizations, enabling them to provide freedom and independence to individuals with limited mobility.

About The SCOOTER Store

Since 1991, The SCOOTER Store has helped provide freedom and independence to more than 300,000 people with limited mobility. The SCOOTER Store offers a full line of durable medical equipment, such as power wheelchairs and scooters, lifts, ramps and accessories in 47 states, including four California locations - Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. The SCOOTER Store has worked with more than 100,000 physicians, providing expertise and quality service to their patients, and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.


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