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The SCOOTER Store Donates Scooter to Hit-and-Run Accident Victim
Date:6/1/2010

ce to those who do not have the resources or insurance to obtain power wheelchairs and scooters.

The scooter will help Ward overcome the loss of her mobility. She can once again do some of the most important things a single mother needs to do to take care of her family.

"This true tragedy reached from southern California all the way to South Texas, and touched several of our employee-owners along the way; we had to help," said Doug Harrison, Founder, President and CEO of The SCOOTER Store. "We started the Gift of Mobility program because we understand what mobility, and the ensuing independence, can do for someone who loses their ability to get around so suddenly and accidentally. We are humbled by the strength Annabelle has shown in moving on and hope the scooter makes that path a little smoother for her."

Harrison and his wife, Susanna, started the Gift of Mobility program in December 2002 to help people improve their quality of life by assisting in achieving their independence and mobility. Since then, the outreach program has worked with nonprofit groups around the country to donate power wheelchairs, scooters and manual wheelchairs, valued at more than $350,000 a year to individuals and community service organizations, enabling them to provide freedom and independence to people with limited mobility.

About The SCOOTER Store

Since 1991, The SCOOTER Store has helped provide freedom and independence to more people with limited mobility than any other company in the nation. The company primarily offers power mobility equipment, including

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