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Amputee Coalition staff at Delta Dream Grants Award Ceremony

Delta Dream Grants Awards Ceremony

Delta Dream Grants are awarded annually to nonprofits that directly provide services to children and teens in the Washington, D.C. region in the areas of academics, the arts, nutrition and sports. The Amputee Coalition was awarded a $15,000.00 check for our 2020 Youth ...continue.

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Positive attitude, support is key for shark attack victim after limb loss

Positive attitude, support is key for shark attack victim after limb loss

A tragic story made the rounds of major news programs this summer: Seventeen-year–old North Carolina teen Paige Winter lost two fingers and a leg in a shark attack. Her will to live kicked in as her father, a fireman and former Marine, ...continue.
The Amputee Coalition earns Guidestar Silver Seal of Transparency

The Amputee Coalition earns Guidestar Silver Seal of Transparency

Amputee Coalition is pleased to have earned the Silver Seal of Transparency, offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress the Amputee Coalition is making toward its mission, the organization is helping donors move ...continue.
Della, center, is seen with Scrooge, Louie, Dewy and Huey.

How empowered ‘DuckTales’ character inspires young girls, children with disabilities

"DuckTales" executive producer Matt Youngberg was recently told a story that he said was life changing. When the accomplished showrunner and his co-producer, Francisco Angones, decided to bring the famed Disney show back to TV, they knew they wanted to not only ...continue.
Porter Ellett, middle, senior assistant to head coach Andy Reid, watches over a training camp session at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph.

Losing an arm helped make this Chiefs assistant coach who he is

As senior assistant to the head coach for the Chiefs, Porter Ellett might as well be Andy Reid’s shadow. Maybe you’ve seen him nearby during practice or games and wondered about the guy Reid is apt to call his “left-hand man.” ...continue.
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