Navigation Links
The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Scooter to an Uninsured Young Father Battling Cancer
Date:4/4/2008

Gift of Mobility Helps Courageous Texas Man Fight Illness and Enjoy His Loving Family

ROUND ROCK, Texas, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last December, James Matthijetz was in the process of rebuilding his life after overcoming testicular cancer. But before he could fully celebrate, the 24-year-old felt his body stiffen while driving, and a trip to the emergency room revealed he had a brain hemorrhage and a minor stroke from a blood clot in his brain.

Then came more bad news: Mr. Matthijetz's cancer had returned.

As a driver for a construction company, Mr. Matthijetz is used to life on the go. But the young father of a toddler is paralyzed on the left side of this body as a result of his stroke. His lack of health insurance has left him more than $200,000 in debt, and while he needs power mobility equipment to remain independent and positive, Mr. Matthijetz cannot afford it.

Citing Mr. Matthijetz's courage and resolve, The SCOOTER Store has helped the disabled father by providing him with a power scooter though its Gift of Mobility program. The scooter was delivered by Juan Castor, who is a Mobility Manager at The SCOOTER Store. A softball tournament fundraiser, to help raise money for his ongoing treatment, is being hosted by Mr. Matthijetz's stepfather, Marty, and friends, will take place on Saturday, April 5 at McMaster Fields in Georgetown. Over 40 teams have signed up to play in his honor, and the benefit will include a barbecue and raffle.

Mr. Matthijetz's mother, Brenda, is overwhelmed by The SCOOTER Store's generosity. "We couldn't have asked for anything more," she says. "The scooter donation is just wonderful, and it will definitely help my son become more independent."

Times have been difficult for Mr. Matthijetz. During his initial cancer fight, he endured months of chemotherapy, several hospital stays and biweekly blood tests. When he was given the green light to return to work in Nov
'/>"/>

SOURCE The SCOOTER Store
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Lake Elsinore Family Caregiver Receives Free Power Wheelchair From The SCOOTER Store
2. The Scooter Store Wins Second Consecutive Best Practices Award From Runzheimer International
3. The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to Paraplegic, a Victim of Accidental Shooting
4. The Scooter Store to Provide Power Mobility Equipment to HealthPlus of Michigan Patients
5. The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair as a Birthday Gift to Iraqi War Hero
6. Philadelphia Police Officer Helps Amputee Receive Power Wheelchair From The SCOOTER Store
7. Philadelphia Policeman Helps Amputee Receive Power Wheelchair from The Scooter Store
8. Disabled Sacramento Woman, 110, Receives Power Wheelchair Donation from The SCOOTER Store
9. Former Actor has Mobility Restored With Power Wheelchair Gift From The Scooter Store
10. Scooter Store Executives to Deliver Power Wheelchair Donation to New Braunfels Car Crash Victim
11. The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to New Braunfels Car Crash Victim
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... are more easily distracted during thinking and memory tasks ... any type of memory test administered reveals a decline ... co-author Randi Martin, professor of psychology at Rice University, ... said, this study shows that "environmental interference" has a ... younger adults. The study included 60 seniors, aged ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... As reported by People Magazine in the article Mike ... Sober (7/15), one of the most popular cast stars ... the public about his personal transformation. Now, two years later ... moving on with his life was a challenge. He was ... 2012 and even spent some time in rehab. He took ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the ... on Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets . , The ... and one lot of Oxcarbazepine Tablets, by American Health Packaging ... is used for the treatment of certain types of seizures ... the recall is that Lot #142588, Expiration Date, 01/2016 of ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national ... comments on a recent tobacco lawsuit in which a ... billion in punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson brought the lawsuit ... case is Cynthia Robinson v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company ... Circuit Court, Escambia County, Florida; Case Number 2008 CA ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... that Valerie D. Weber, MD, MS, FACP, has been appointed ... , Weber will join Drexel from The Commonwealth Medical College, ... Sciences, associate dean for clinical affairs, and professor of medicine. ... of The Commonwealth Medical College, Weber had a major role ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age 2Health News:'The Situation' Celebrates 8 Months of Sobriety 2Health News:'The Situation' Celebrates 8 Months of Sobriety 3Health News:Ibuprofen and Oxcarbazepine Tablets Recalled: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keep Consumers Informed 2Health News:A Florida Jury Awards Widow More Than $23 Billion in Punitive Damages in a Lawsuit Brought Against Tobacco Maker, R.J. Reynolds, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 2Health News:A Florida Jury Awards Widow More Than $23 Billion in Punitive Damages in a Lawsuit Brought Against Tobacco Maker, R.J. Reynolds, Parker Waichman LLP Comments 3Health News:Valerie D. Weber, MD, Appointed Vice Dean for Education at Drexel University College of Medicine 2Health News:Valerie D. Weber, MD, Appointed Vice Dean for Education at Drexel University College of Medicine 3
... ... economic woes, budgets are tightening, banks aren,t lending and consumers aren,t ... people, and businesses are cringing at the sound of customers slamming ... economic downturn, and still others are continuing to experience rapid growth. ...
... ... dangerous drunk driving day of the year , ... Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) October 21, 2009 -- The members of McDivitt Law Firm care ... off the road this Halloween. , , , , ,McDivitt Law Firm is partnering with ...
... ... , ... 21, 2009 -- Aprima Medical Software (originally iMedica), a leading developer of electronic ... with Microsoft Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit PCs), due out for release on October ...
... Regence member Adrianne Johnson needed to find a primary care ... on to myRegence.com to compare those recommendations with feedback from ... on the Member Reviews she read on myRegence.com, Johnson was ... with, but specialists, as well. , "The reviews on ...
... (TSX: MDS; NYSE: MDZ ), a leading provider of ... announced that Company shareholders have approved the sale of its ... discovery and life sciences research tools, to Danaher Corporation (NYSE: ... of Shareholders was held on October 20, 2009, and in ...
... WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority ... Michigan held a press availability this afternoon in ... urgency of health insurance reform for children with pre-existing conditions. ... Jessica Segal of Texas told their ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Apple Vending is a Strong Growth Segment Despite Tough Economic Times 2Health News:Apple Vending is a Strong Growth Segment Despite Tough Economic Times 3Health News:McDivitt Law Firm's Treat Is No Trick -- Free Rides on Halloween in Colorado Springs 2Health News:McDivitt Law Firm's Treat Is No Trick -- Free Rides on Halloween in Colorado Springs 3Health News:Aprima 2009 First Electronic Health Record and Practice Management System to Announce Support for Microsoft Windows 7 2Health News:Regence Takes Community Approach to Provider 'Reviews' 2Health News:Regence Takes Community Approach to Provider 'Reviews' 3Health News:MDS Inc. Announces Shareholder Approval of Sale of MDS Analytical Technologies 2Health News:MDS Inc. Announces Shareholder Approval of Sale of MDS Analytical Technologies 3Health News:Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability with Easter Seals on Benefits of Health Reform for Children 2Health News:Pelosi Remarks at Press Availability with Easter Seals on Benefits of Health Reform for Children 3
(Date:7/25/2014)... 2014  Corporate libraries are constantly being faced with ... technology and how to cope with flat or shrinking ... and medical device industries are increasingly finding it challenging ... they provide. According to recent research ... forces of change that leading corporate libraries are being ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... HILL, N.C. , July 25, 2014  In ... area is costly and challenging - as is managing ... Is it possible - or even ... together? If so, where can you combine resources and ... separated? These are just a few ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to ... Endoscopy Systems market. The report provides value, in millions ... (in US dollars) within market segments: Photo ... Endoscopes , Capsule Endoscopy Data Recorders , ... provides company shares and distribution shares data for each ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Forces of Change Reshaping Corporate Libraries & Information Services 2Using Promotional Efficiency to Support Multiple Products and Indications in the Pharmaceutical Marketplace 2Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 2Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 3Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 4Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 5
... The low-profile 5107 Bariatric Stand-On Scale is ... lbs, while typical physicians scales only weigh ... regardless of floor surface, or patients position ... stable and low profile only 1 ...
... hormone (PTH) is synthesized by the ... response to decreased extracellular calcium concentrations. ... resorption and decreasing calcium excretion by ... circulation, intact PTH is rapidly degraded ...
... the adrenal cortex and, to a lesser ... a precursor in testosterone and estrogen synthesis, ... at ~10% that of testosterone [1]. However, ... women, DHEA is an important androgen as ...
... a C19 steroid, is one of the ... postpubertal males, testosterone is secreted primarily by ... derived from peripheral conversion of androstenedione [2]. ... that over 50% of serum testosterone is ...
Medicine Products: