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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
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