Past Recipients – 2010

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First Round of Grant Awards Makes a Real Impact!

 

The CBBF + OIF Impact Grant Program made its first round of awards this year to 5 deserving families living with OI. Below you’ll find a summary of the awards as well as some pictures and excerpts from letters from the Impact Grant Awardees.

2010 APPLICANT A24

Funding: $18,000
Applicant A24 is a gentleman in his twenty’s living in Kerman, CA. Funding of his application includes; a wheelchair accessible transportation vehicle.

2010 APPLICANT A32

Funding: $18,000
Applicant A32 is a single mother with a 6 year old son living in Tacoma, WA. Funding of their application includes; a wheelchair accessible transportation vehicle.

2010 APPLICANT B

Funding: $18,000
Applicant B is a grandmother with an 11 year old grandson living in Mount Dora, FL. Funding of their application includes; a wheelchair accessible transportation vehicle.

2010 APPLICANT Z

Funding: $18,000
Applicant Z is an 18 year old high school senior living in Auburn, NY. Funding of his application includes a wheelchair accessible transportation vehicle which will allow him to attend a technical college in the Fall.

2010 APPLICANT A5

Funding: $4,000
Applicant A5 is a single mother with a 6 year old son living in Bronx, NY. Funding of her application includes a wheelchair which will enable him have interaction with other children.

2010 APPLICANT A18

Funding: $8,000
Applicant A18 is a female living in Waitsburg, WA. Funding of her application includes; hearing aids that will improve her quality of life.

2010 APPLICANT A43

Funding: $250
Applicant A43 is a female college student living in Athens, Georgia. Funding of her application includes wheelchair and cane repairs.

2010 APPLICANT A62

Funding: $2,500
Applicant A62 is a female college student living in Berkeley, CA. Funding of her application includes a new wheelchair to replace her current one which is broken.

2010 APPLICANT A78

Funding: $6,590
Applicant A78 is a father of a teenage daughter also with OI. Funding of his application includes; hearing aids which will improve his quality of life.

2010 APPLICANT A80

Funding: $2,600
Applicant A80 is a female living in Queens Village, NY. Funding of this application includes; a scooter to aid her in her work of serving the needy.

2010 APPLICANT A91

Funding: $1,200
Applicant A91 is the mother of a teenage daughter living in Ridgewood, NY. Funding of her application includes; a portable ramp which will enable her to become more independent.

2010 APPLICANT B1

Funding: $3,000
Applicant B1 is a female living in Dover, PA. Funding of her application includes: a hearing aid which will greatly improve her quality of life.

2010 APPLICANT N

Funding: $500
Applicants N are parents of a teenage son living in Rapid City SD. Funding of their application includes; a bath lift which will provide a safer environment when bathing.

2010 HERO APPLICANT 1

Funding: $1000
A 25 year old woman with Type III OI who recently returned from a year abroad teaching English to children with disabilities. She was awarded a lift that allowed her to take her wheelchair in and out of her car. Before receiving the Impact Grant, she was only driving to places that she would be able to get around with forearm crutches.

2010 HERO APPLICANT 2

Funding: $3,000
Family of four, whose 10 year old daughter has OI. She recently started using a Kidwalk walker in physical therapy, but only has access to it during PT sessions. Her number one goal is to be able to RUN the bases during a little league game (in a Kidwalk.)

2010 HERO APPLICANT 3

Funding: $5,000
Single mother of two, whose 8 year old son has Type III OI. The boy’s father left the family with significant debt when he abandoned the family shortly after the child was diagnosed. The Impact Grant would allow his family to take the son’s heavy wheelchair anywhere it needs to go.

2010 HERO APPLICANT 4

Funding: $20,000
A large family who has adopted five children, three of whom have Type III OI. The family’s 19 year old son filled out an application because he and his siblings are seeking a more independent life. The Impact Grant would make an immediate and long lasting impact on the young man’s life and livelihood.