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In Stride

This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.

Amputee Coalition Celebrates National Day of Service and the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Amputee Coalition Celebrates National Day of Service and the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, the Amputee Coalition commemorates the incredible legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A pillar of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. King fought in pursuit of a dream that our “little children will one day live in a nation where they ...continue.
Capitol Building

Congress has passed its Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations, which funds the National Limb Loss Resource Center® at the full $4 million we requested!

The National Limb Loss Resource Center provides crucial services to Americans of all ages through its accredited call center, over 400 support groups, and more than 1,500 Certified Peer Visitors, as well as a growing list of over 50 hospital partners. Federal ...continue.
Few commercially available prosthetic options available for female veterans with limb loss

Few commercially available prosthetic options available for female veterans with limb loss

— Government Accountability Office (GAO) Releases Report on Prosthetics for Female Veterans —  A recent GAO report on female veterans and prosthetic use revealed that, while women are the fastest-growing veteran subpopulation, they only make up about 3% of the veteran amputee ...continue.
Amputee Coalition Joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project

Amputee Coalition Joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project

As a part of our commitment to provide education, support, and resources to our community members, the Amputee Coalition has joined the COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project. The COVID-19 Vaccine Education & Equity Project aims to open dialogue, kickstart engagement, and ...continue.
Love Your Journey. Lover Our Community.

Love Your Journey, Love Our Community on Giving Tuesday

On #GivingTuesday you filled our hearts full of love by sharing your #LoveYourJourney stories and giving to our #LoveOurCommunity campaign. 142 gifts were given. Love was multiplied exponentially. If you haven’t already, share your #LoveYourJourney story on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to ...continue.
The Amputee Coalition Honors U.S. Veterans for their Service

The Amputee Coalition Honors U.S. Veterans for their Service

The Amputee Coalition would like to thank our veterans and wish you a safe Veterans Day. We are grateful for the opportunity to honor and support you for your service, and we recognize all who have served. To veterans who are living ...continue.