More adventures ahead! “Not having the use of my legs and only my arms to get around with – it was very challenging for me to go out into the community,” says Linda, “having to use my shoulders with every step I have to take. Having the new electric wheelchair, it’s not challenging anymore –READ MORE >
“I didn’t think I’d ever be 29 and driving a family van,” says Dayana, “but it’s given me freedom. Now I have quick and easy access to get to work, go to doctor’s appointments, shopping, or the grocery store.” Born in El Salvador and raised in California, Dayana had no symptoms when she was firstREAD MORE >
With a loan from Northwest Access Fund, Alexandria was able to purchase a BrailleNote Touch which she uses to access the internet.
With a loan from Northwest Access Fund, Daphne was able to purchase a modified van.
Barry Dotson relies on two things to get around: Portland’s MAX line and a scooter. So when his scooter became unreliable, he knew he needed to replace it. Having previously received a loan from Northwest Access Fund, he applied and was approved for a second loan. Barry’s new scooter is much more dependable, makingREAD MORE >
When Artonyon Ingram came to Washington State nearly three decades ago after leaving the Air Force, he knew he wanted to help people. He first became a case manager, working with young people and encouraging them to pursue education, and went on to get a Masters degree in guidance counseling from City University. Artonyon heardREAD MORE >