NonProfits We Support
Superior Orthotics & Prosthetics also supports the following nonprofit organizations, with causes very near to our cause of helping our patients restore possibilities.
Founded by Wayne Elsey in the aftermaths of the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia and Hurricane Katrina, Soles4Souls ® Inc. collects new and used shoes to give to those in need. The organization receives generous donations from footwear companies and retail outlets, as well as church groups, schools, civic organizations and individuals. (Website)
The Wounded Warriors Project ® supports soldiers and veterans that have been wounded or have suffered a physical or mental injury or illness related to their military service on or after Sept. 11, 2001. The project also supports the families of those soldiers and veterans. The project uses a very interactive approach to help the soldier’s mind and body as well as encourage economic empowerment and engagement. The organization’s goal is to create the “most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history.” (Website)
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Founded in 1997, the Challenged Athletes Foundation supports athletes with physical challenges by providing “unparalleled sports opportunities that lead to success in sports – and in life.” The foundation provides funding grants for sports prosthetics and other devices through its Access for Athletes program and helps military and service members who suffered permanent physical disabilities through its Operation Rebound program. (Website)