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

ember, tests revealed that the cancer had resurfaced in his brain. Mr. Matthijetz's family says he has been given an 85% to 95% chance of a full recovery.

But Mr. Matthijetz's financial burden resulting from mounting medical bills has been equally as stressful. Although his company offers health insurance, Mr. Matthijetz says he misread the paperwork and accidentally declined coverage when he was hired. Although he received some coverage from Medicare during his first round of cancer treatments, Mr. Matthijetz is completely uninsured right now.

Doug Harrison, CEO and Founder of The SCOOTER Store, said he hopes that "the scooter will greatly improve the quality of life for Mr. Matthijetz and his family as he bravely attempts to win his cancer battle. Everyone at the SCOOTER Store is honored to help this young man who has already demonstrated so much strength and courage."

Mr. Harrison and his wife, Susanna, started the Gift of Mobility program in December 2002 to help people like Mr. Matthijetz improve their quality of life by recovering their independence and mobility. 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, including power wheelchairs and scooters, lifts, ramps and accessories in 47 states, including seven locations in Texas. 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.

For more information, contact: <
'/>"/>

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:7/31/2014)... NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 NEWwoodworks, ... , is expanding their brand presence with a website ... over 20 years, NEWwoodworks has specialized in handcrafted cabinetry, ... interior furnishings. NEWwoodworks has earned a reputation for taking ... dare take on. They commonly craft with reclaimed wood, ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Ticket Down is a dependable source for authentic ... Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Monday, August 4th. ... and diehard soccer fans from the Miami, Florida area are ... Cup final in person at Sun Life Stadium. ... split into two groups where they will then play each ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 The VitaSleep FDA cleared ... and provide an easier breathing capacity by slightly adjusting ... that people can breathe easier and helps reduce or ... so that it can meet the needs of each ... often shared by actual customer reviews. Johathan R. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... commonly doctors recommend pain killers for this health problem. ... reveals that this new program was created by Peter ... purpose to help sufferers from all over the world ... , If people wish to view pros and ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 A program for anyone ... to the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and ... loss boot camp and transformation program. , “Extreme ... and Eyeworks USA, is an evidenced-based program inspired by ... by Eyeworks USA. This season, the show has participants ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NEWwoodworks Fine Woodworking Group Launches New Website 2Health News:NEWwoodworks Fine Woodworking Group Launches New Website 3Health News:Guinness International Champions Cup Finals Tickets in Miami, FL Available at Ticket Down 2Health News:Guinness International Champions Cup Finals Tickets in Miami, FL Available at Ticket Down 3Health News:New Dental Device Reviews to Stop Snoring by VitalSleep 2Health News:Neuropathy Miracle Review Reveals Peter Bansby's Unique Cure Method 2Health News:"Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp" Comes to Colorado - The CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Begins Transformational Program 2Health News:"Extreme Weight Loss: Destination Boot Camp" Comes to Colorado - The CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center Begins Transformational Program 3
... Blue branded dental plan,to central Pennsylvania (Lehigh Valley) ... BlueCross announced,today that it is acquiring Dominion Dental ... The move by the region,s,leading health insurer adds ... the Mid-Atlantic Region., "Helping to improve the ...
... Nov. 4 Hospira, Inc.,(NYSE: HSP ), ... announced that Christopher B. Begley, chairman and chief,executive ... Finance,and chief financial officer, will make a formal ... Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, in,Phoenix., ...
... PH ), the global leader in motion ... the purchase of Matrx nitrous oxide,delivery systems from ... to expand its geographic market space for dental ... American base of operations. The,product line will be ...
... Nov. 4 Allied Minds funds research to ... dermal fillers.,Allied Minds, a seed investment firm specializing ... research with Lawrence Berkeley National,Laboratory through creation of ... Eva Turley and Mina Bissell will develop a,technology ...
... of Minnesota Leverages Market Dynamics With New, Plan Offering ... ... NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 4 ,HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed ... the,national trend of moving from fully insured to self-insured health plans.,According ...
... Sold by A Uniquely-Trained Sales ... ... today announced that SANCUSO(R) (Granisetron Transdermal System),is now available by prescription for ... approved by,the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.) in September 2008 as ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Capital BlueCross Acquires Dominion Dental 2Health News:Parker Acquires Medical Gas Delivery Product Line, Expanding Its Dental Equipment Offering 2Health News:Parker Acquires Medical Gas Delivery Product Line, Expanding Its Dental Equipment Offering 3Health News:New Skin Rejuvenation Discovery Receives Commercial Backing 2Health News:Minnesota Employers Buck National Trend and Largely Remain Fully-Insured 2Health News:SANCUSO(R), the First and Only Patch for Preventing Nausea and Vomiting in Chemotherapy Patients, Now Available 2Health News:SANCUSO(R), the First and Only Patch for Preventing Nausea and Vomiting in Chemotherapy Patients, Now Available 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... For its innovative modular Biomedical Research building ... Scientific has earned a Modular Building Institute (MBI) 2014 ... 30 categories, MBI,s contest is the commercial modular industry,s ... manufacturers, dealers, and product and service providers. ... of our team," said Dan Palmer , President ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... VIENNA , July 31, 2014 ... in New York results of AFF008, ... Parkinson,s disease. PD01A is the first therapy against the protein ... The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson,s Research ... and presented at the press conference on the impact a ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical ... the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart in a peer ... the Journal of Visualized Experiments website. ... the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart implantation   goo.gl/2OZyKW ... the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart," a July 18, 2014 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 2Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 3Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 4First Clinical Data of Therapeutic Parkinson's Disease Vaccine Encourages Continued Development 2First Clinical Data of Therapeutic Parkinson's Disease Vaccine Encourages Continued Development 3First Clinical Data of Therapeutic Parkinson's Disease Vaccine Encourages Continued Development 4How to Implant the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Detailed in Peer Reviewed Paper and Matching Video 2How to Implant the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Detailed in Peer Reviewed Paper and Matching Video 3
... JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2011 SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, ... of a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device to treat the ... surgeon training milestone for its iFuse Implant System® with over ... in Europe.  As a result, the medical community,s awareness of ...
... MIAMI, June 13, 2011 Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. (Pink ... Chairman, with Keith Houlihan, Co-founder and President of Sanomedics ... appointment of Charlie Alvarez, Co-founder and President of Watermark ... "The addition of Charlie to the Sanomedics ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Over 400 Surgeons Trained by SI-BONE to Perform Minimally Invasive iFuse Sacroiliac Joint Fusion 2Over 400 Surgeons Trained by SI-BONE to Perform Minimally Invasive iFuse Sacroiliac Joint Fusion 3Over 400 Surgeons Trained by SI-BONE to Perform Minimally Invasive iFuse Sacroiliac Joint Fusion 4Mr. Charlie Alvarez Joins the Board of Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. 2Mr. Charlie Alvarez Joins the Board of Sanomedics International Holdings, Inc. 3
Retractable, straight double Lancet Blade, 15 Degree Angle , available in variations; Titanium handle...
10mm Tip to Bend, 0.3mm Y Tip; In Titanium....
Bend with "H" Shaped Tip, LEFT; in Titanium....
Bend with "H" Shaped Tip, Right; Stainless Steel....
Medicine Products: