NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS



Disabled Children’s Relief Fund
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Disabled Children's Relief Fund (DCRF), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, provides disabled children with assistance to obtain wheelchairs, orthopedic braces, walkers, lifts, hearing aids, eyeglasses, medical equipment, physical therapy, and surgery. Blind, Deaf, Amputees, and children with Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Spastic Quadriplegia, Encephalitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spina Bifida, Down's Syndrome, and other disabilities receive assistance. DCRF focuses special attention on helping children throughout the U.S. that do not have adequate health insurance, especially the physically challenged. In some cases, DCRF may be the last resort...
Disabled Children's Relief Fund
P.O. Box 89
Freeport, New York 11520
(516) 377-1605

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Healing the Children
HTC is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to healing children around the world. We envision a world where every child has access to medical care, and all our work is aimed at achieving our goal. Since 1979, Healing the Children volunteers have changed the lives of more than 174,000 children.
Physicians, dentists, nurses, hospitals, laboratories, airline personnel, teachers, translators, social workers, and many other professionals generously give their time and expertise to Healing the Children. Host families open their hearts and homes to offer HTC children daily care, security, and love. Each dollar received is multiplied many times over and reaps a great return in healthy children and improved medical facilities.
National Office
Carol Borneman
Healing the Children National
P.O. Box 9065
Spokane, WA 99209-9065
(509) 327-4281
carol@healingthechildren.org
htchildren@qwestoffice.net
www.healingthechildren.org
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Headquartered in San Luis Obispo, California, Jack’s Helping Hand is a non-profit charitable organization. Jack's Helping Hand is dedicated to serving the special needs of physically and mentally disabled children and their families.

Through such projects as the creation of a special needs pediatric physical therapy facility, the purchase of therapeutic equipment for individual children and assistance with travel to distant medical facilities, Jack’s Helping Hand seeks to enhance the physical, emotional and social development of disabled children. Thanks to the generous support of donors, Jack’s Helping Hand has provided assistance to special needs children since 2005 and is launching its second community project, a universally accessible playground in Nipomo, California.


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Jonah & The Whale Foundation will continue to reach and teach many families not only in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area and beyond, but throughout the country as well. Their hope is that the better suited parents are to advocate and communicate, the better the outcome medically and emotionally. They further hope that the extended support for the parents as well as the children involved, will help ease the stress and sometimes isolation that may be felt within the family as well as the community. They are here helping families of disabled and chronically ill children.
Jonah & The Whale Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 981
Mars, PA 16046-0981
(877) 49-JONAH (56624)
info@jtwf.org

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TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm. TASH is an organization of members concerned with human dignity, civil rights, education, and independence for all individuals with disabilities. We have over thirty chapters and members from thirty-four different countries and territories.
Since their inception over twenty-five years ago, TASH has gained international acclaim for our uncompromising stand against separatism, stigmatization, abuse and neglect. They actively promote the full inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in all aspects of life. TASH believes that no one with a disability should be forced to live, work, or learn in a segregated setting; that all individuals deserve the right to direct their own lives. TASH 's mission is to eliminate physical and social obstacles that prevent equity, diversity, and quality of life.

TASH
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW. Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 540-9020
operations@tash.org
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Welcome to UCP Wheels for Humanity.
They are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in North Hollywood, California. They refurbish donated wheelchairs and hand fit them to children and adults with disabilities in developing nations. They then partner with international health-care organizations to identify those in greatest need. With a team of volunteer health care professionals, each recipient is individually fitted to the wheelchair that best fits their needs. UCP Wheels for Humanity is one of the few organizations of its kind that uses expertise of volunteer Physical and Occupational Therapist and Certified Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (CRTS) to individually fit clients to wheelchairs.

Many factors contribute to the great number of the world's disabled, such as spinabifida, cerebral palsy, polio, landmines, war, natural disasters, spinal cord injuries and lack of adequate and timely medical care. In many developing countries, if you can't walk by yourself, you must crawl or be carried and are forced to live a life of confinement. UCP Wheels for Humanity is proud of our work to bring the freedom of mobility to thousands across the globe.

Since 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity has helped more than 50,000 people with disabilities in more than 68 developing nations gain increased mobility and dignity. They will continue to do so with the help of their many generous supporters.

UCP Wheels for Humanity
12750 Raymer Street, Unit 4
North Hollywood, CA 91605
(818) 255-0100
Be sure to ask for Michael Allen, Director of Operations. He can help you with your donations.
info@ucpwfh.org
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Provider of used durable medical equipment for worldwide distribution, with the exception of the United States
Wheels for the World, Joni and Friends' flagship wheelchair outreach program, informs you on how to donate a wheelchair, crutches, canes, walkers or other rehabilitation equipment through a volunteer organization called Chair Corps. WFTW wheelchair restoration shop requirements are described along with a list of private correctional centers, state prisons and Federal prisons and penitentiaries who partner with Joni and Friends. International Mission Outreaches describes how to apply, what to expect and lists upcoming mission outreaches. Wheelchair distribution advises on the three ways wheelchairs are dispensed to disabled individuals living abroad.

Joni and Friends International Disability Center
PO Box 3333
Agoura Hills, CA 91376-3333
(818) 707-5664
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USAAA is a leading nonprofit organization for education, support, and solutions. Their goal is to "Provide the Opportunity" for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to achieve their fullest potential.
In 1994, USAAA began improving the quality of life of individuals and others affected by ASD. Since then, their initial goal has not changed, but their ambitions have expanded. USAAA is dedicated to:
— Providing immediate solutions through expert guidance and compassionate support.
— Consolidating the overwhelming amount of information and resources to simplify the lives of all associated with autism.
— Individualizing education on treatments and services for the diverse population of those affected.
— Providing networking opportunities for parents, professionals, students, educators, and individuals.

By recognizing the highly individual and diverse nature of treatment and services, USAAA offers information and education that reflects a variety of views and practices regarding treatment and services to allow maximum choice and benefit for the ASD community.

US Autism & Asperger Association
P.O. Box 532
Draper, UT 84020-0532
(801) 816-1234
information@usautism.org

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