Thank you for considering a donation to Limbs for Life. Your generosity allows us to continue to provide prosthetic care to amputees who cannot afford it.
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Interested in a more hands on approach? Help raise funds by organizing an event in your community. Scroll down to learn more.
DONATE USED LIMBS
Used prosthetic limbs are priceless to Limbs for Life! We can utilize many of the component parts for new limbs. While U.S. regulations restrict the use of some items, we are able to share many types of componentry with our international partners. Recently, in addition to providing prosthetic limbs to clients in 29 states, we have shared with organizations assisting amputees in Mongolia, Panama, Nigeria, the Philippines and Syria. Limbs for Life Foundation serves as a repository for used prosthetic limbs. Please see more details below and download the IN KIND DONOR FORM here.
- Used limbs from anywhere in the United States
- Accessories UNOPENED including Liners, Socks, Sleeves, etc.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
- New or used orthotics, corrective shoes or braces
- Crutches, wheelchairs, or other durable medical equipment
- Please pack items for shipping and send via U.S. Postal Service, FedEx or UPS.
- Your contribution of shipping charges is greatly appreciated as we cannot currently pay for shipping of donated items.
- Your contribution may be tax deductible. Limbs for Life does not assign a value to the donated limb. Please discuss the value of your donation with your prosthetic provider or tax adviser.
- Please include donor name, complete mailing address and email (if you would like to receive our newsletter electronically) with your shipment so we may acknowledge your contribution for tax purposes.
For further information regarding a donation, contact our office toll free at 1-888-235-5462 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may ship directly to:
Limbs for Life
9604 N May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
RAISE FUNDS, ORGANIZE AN EVENT OR COLLECTION DRIVE:
Over 3,000 amputations occur in the U.S. each week. While some people have resources to obtain prosthetic care, many more do not. Amputees are faced with staggering emotional and financial lifestyle changes. While high-tech prosthetic devices are available, they are out of reach for many low-income amputees. The cost for a prosthetic limb can range from $10,000 to over $100,000. Through partnerships with prosthetic clinics and donations of component parts, Limbs for Life pays $2,500 for a below-knee prosthetic limb and $3,500 for an above-knee limb.
You can help by hosting a fundraising event or used prosthetic limb drive in your community. Limbs for Life can provide letters to recruit fundraising support, LFL logos, sample press releases and other support for your event plans. We work with Crowdrise, an online fundraising source, to manage event donations across the country. Set up your Crowdrise account (https://www.crowdrise.com/limbsforlifeorg )to get started. Many groups and individuals have hosted varied activities to raise awareness and money including:
|Pittsburgh, PA –
Joe Shanahan Memorial at McCoys Pub
Auction, Raffle and Volunteer Waitstaff for Tips
|Ocean Springs MS -
Limbs for Life Bridge Walk; Walk & Fun Run
|Downingtown, PA -
Shamona Creek Elementary School Students
Fundraiser to honor Caden Adams, their teacher’s grandson
|Preston, MD -
College Student Caitlin Adams ran 300+ miles across Maryland raising funds and awareness for LFL utilizing Crowdrise
Event: Caitlin’s Run Across Maryland
|Lake Elsinore, CA -
CA Plus America Pageants & Kristie Rodrique hosting various events and pageants supporting LFL.
Event: Recently recognized for Community Service Award
|Winterville, NC -
Hometown Harley Davidson
Event: Scott Eaker Memorial Ride
Disabled American Veterans
Chapters host Limb Drives to collect used prosthetics. Limbs for Life is able to reuse some prosthetic components. By hosting a limb drive, you help increase our inventory and we are able to assist more clients both in the U.S. and in other countries where we have existing partnerships. Contact us to schedule a limb drive and receive a counter card display.
For more information and to get started on your event to benefit Limbs for Life, please contact:
Shelley Dutton at 405-286-5027 or email at email@example.com