Help Utahns receive affordable wheelchairs!
1 person is interested
Have a knack for tinkering? The Utah Assistive Technology Program in Salt Lake City refurbishes donated power wheelchairs, scooters and manual wheelchairs. These are provided at a low cost to those who otherwise would not be able to afford them. The volunteer will assist in repairing and refurbishing the devices ,and help at the UATP warehouse. Organizational skill are a plus!
UATP is part of the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About CReATE (Citizen's Reutilizing Assistive Technology Equipment)
1595 W. 500 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84104, US
CReATE gets assistive technology (AT) into the hands of people who need it. Our goal is to help people get low-cost mobility equipment with an easy process.
CReATE, established in 2007, is a 501(c)3 that refurbishes donated mobility equipment and makes it available at a low-cost to Utahns with disabilities.
Devices are generally under $500, and no insurance or proof of disability is required for eligibility. CReATE has a certified Assistive Technology Specialist do wheelchair evaluations to ensure individuals receive appropriate devices. A funding specialist is also available to help those who may not be able to afford a mobility device.
CReATE helps keeps mobility devices out of landfills by reusing them. Parts and chairs unable to be used are recycled with reputable area companies. The money earned is put back into CReATE.
1595 W. 500 S.Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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- UATP prefers volunteers who can come on a regular basis.
- If you have a background in engineering or repair, or you just like to tinker, we'd love to hear from you!