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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.

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month: LuAnn’s Story

By: LuAnn Kleemeyer Certified Peer Visitor Lead Advocate Support Group Leader Just like Denise, the Amputee Coalition asked me to share my story in honor of Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month (LLAM). Each story is unique. And every story has ...continue.

Amputee Coalition Names Mona Patel and Chad Jerdee to its Board of Directors and Welcomes TaKeisha S. Walker as Chief Operating Officer

Organization bolsters governance and leadership team to strengthen its service to and support of the limb loss and limb difference community The Amputee Coalition named Mona Patel, Founder and Executive Director of the San Antonio Amputee Foundation, and Chad Jerdee, most recently ...continue.

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month: Denise’s Story

By: Denise Hoffmann, RN Certified Peer Visitor Lead Advocate Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee, Member Awareness doesn’t only come from statistics, ribbons, or t-shirts. It comes from stories that connect us. And when a story connects us, it gets passed along, weaving ...continue.

To our Supporters with Love

This Valentine’s Day, we would like to show our love and appreciation with a special video from our staff members working remotely. This Valentine’s Day, we want to take a moment to show our love and appreciation to our supporters. From our ...continue.
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.