Mayor's Office Press Release
Distribution of Replacements of Medical Equipment / Supplies Lost in Flood by People With Disabilities
September 8, 2017 -- Many Houstonians with disabilities lost vital equipment and supplies like wheelchairs and walkers during the Hurricane Harvey flood. The Houston Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, the Houston Parks Adaptive Sports and Recreation Program, the United Spinal Association of Houston, the Rehabilitation Services Volunteer Project, and Ms. Wheelchair Texas will distribute cost-free, donated replacements from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 7100 Grand Boulevard Houston, Texas 77054.
Volunteer rehabilitation, physical, and occupational therapists and other professional staff will be on site to ensure that individuals can be fitted to the equipment they need. Donations of durable medical equipment will also be accepted during the event.
Volunteers are needed for afternoon shifts. To volunteer, please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4caea822a0f94-rsvp.