In The News
NBC Nightly News:
A man in Massachusetts who suffered a catastrophic personal injury spun his own life around by creating his own wheelchair recycling shop, where each year he turns out more than 100 custom-made chairs.
A Life-Changing Injury:
After a night out drinking, David Heim didn’t think twice about getting in his car on Sept. 18, 1995. He paid a devastating price: Crashing into a tree….
Wheelchair Recycler gives people mobility back:
Getting Camy Stark to Bible class used to be difficult for her parents, Josh and Lori. The 5-year-old from Moore, Okla., has caudal regression syndrome….
The Wheelchair Recycler:
Even if you’re not remotely green, you just gotta love the way David Heim recycles. He takes in donated and banged-up wheelchairs, repairs them, and either sells them for cheap or simply gives them away to folks in need…..
- Guideposts Story
- TIME Mo eyLand
- Disabilities Suite101: Wheelchair Recycler
- Nonprofit Awareness
- The Boston Globe
- USA Techguide
- What to do with your old wheelchair
- Katherine Swift: KS4SocialCauses
- GOD Like Productions
- Spinal Cord Injury Association – Boston