The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Equipment Connection for Children's mission is to connect costly adaptive equipment from children with disabilities who outgrow the equipment to other children who need it.
Equipment Connections for Children (ECFC), founded in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect costly adaptive equipment from children with disabilities who outgrow the equipment to other children who need it. Through our Equipment Donation Program, we soliciting adaptive equipment donations and match them to families with a child with a disability in need of equipment; at no cost to the families. Our vision is that all available adaptive equipment is in use by the children with disabilities who need it. ECFC is based in Montgomery County, Maryland and serves children in the metropolitan DC area.