Show Your Mettle Day


AC Show Your Mettle

This year, Show Your Mettle Day will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017. We hope that all amputees will proudly wear and show their devices (prosthetic and/or assistive) on this day. The concept is simple – to show your “mettle,” the ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way, by showing your “metal” prosthetic device or wheelchair.

We are also encouraging all amputees (who feel comfortable) to post a photo of yourselves wearing your prosthesis, in your wheelchair or just living your lives if you do not use an assistive device, using #ShowYourMettle throughout the month of April on our social media platforms – Facebook (, Instagram ( and Twitter (