OUR MISSION

To acquire and provide mobility related rehabilitation equipment to maximize functional independence and improve quality of life.

OUR VISION

A Virginia where every need for mobility related rehabilitation equipment is fulfilled.

Headlines

Pride Mobility Makes its 2nd Donation of New Scooters to F.R.E.E. | 05/13

We want to thank Pride Mobility for donating 20 new power scooters to F.R.E.E. They arrived today and we can't wait to get them in the hands of Virginians who need them to regain their mobility and independence. Pride is one of the leading providers of mobility equipment in the world. This is the 2nd major donation from Pride in less than two years. 
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FREE Receives Honorable Mention in Commonwealth Council on Aging Statewide Award Program | 04/13

Annually, the Commonwealth Council on Aging sponsors a Best Practices Award Program targeted to organizations serving older Virginians and their families.
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The Rite Aid Foundation has Awarded $10,000 to F.R.E.E. to Help Virginians in Need | 02/13

The Good News just keeps coming! The Rite Aid Foundation has awarded $10,000 to F.R.E.E. to help Virginians in need.
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WSLS Features F.R.E.E. | 02/13

Check out the great story Karen McNew of WSLS Channel 10 in Roanoke did on F.R.E.E. today. Nice job Board member George McAleer and Executive Director Sonja Schaible!!!
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F.R.E.E.:

Independence Through Mobility

What if you lost your mobility and could not regain it?

Imagine not being able to move around your own community at will. How would you get to work, school or go shopping? How could you take advantage of all that a community environment has to offer? How will you provide for your family?

You need a wheelchair, a walker or some other pieces of mobility equipment to regain your mobility but don't have insurance and can't afford to buy it.

Without mobility equipment, you fall more often.

When you fall, you wind up in:

  • emergency rooms
  • hospitals
  • nursing homes; and
  • assisted living facilities

And you lose your mobility and your independence.

The F.R.E.E. Foundation helps you get it back.

 

Our Overarching Goals to Help Others.

  • To assist individuals to whom equipment is not otherwise available
  • To be a model program for other communities
  • To develop partnership with others
  • To combine resources to maximize our ability to recycle equipment