Our Mission & Goals

Our Mission:  

To reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.

Our Goals:

Learn about our strategic plan by downloading Amputee Coalition's 2015 Strategic Plan Summary [PDF]

 Our Key Tenents:

Limb Loss Is Not Uncommon, And Becoming Less Uncommon Every Day.
The Amputee Coalition works to raise awareness about and increase practices to prevent limb loss.

No Amputee Alone
The Amputee Coalition works to ensure that no amputee feels alone through pre- and post amputation and recovery.

Living Well With Limb Loss
The Amputee Coalition works to help amputees and their family live life to the fullest after amputation.

Our History

In 1986, a small group of amputee support group leaders recognized the need for an organization dedicated to the needs of people with limb loss, their families and healthcare providers.

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Our Mission & Goals

To reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.

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Our Impact

Whether we reach new amputees with critical recovery information, fight for fair insurance laws or provide tips to make living with limb loss easier, the Amputee Coalition's work impacts lives every day.

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Our Leadership

The Board of Directors is the governing body responsible to the public for the Amputee Coalition’s mission and effectiveness. They establish the strategic direction of the organization.

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ACCOUNTABILITY

BBB Accredited Charity

The Amputee Coalition holds high rankings from Charity Navigator and meets all BBB Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability.