Ian

Ian’s Story

Ian is a lover of the outdoors. He likes to spend as much time outside as possible enjoying nature, bird watching and experiencing the seasons change all around him. Ian’s life drastically changed in 2008 when he was in a bicycle crash that resulted in a spinal cord injury. At 26, Ian found himself paralyzed from the neck down and completely lost.

Evans Family

Evans Family’s Story

The Evans family has eight children, four with special needs. The parents, Melanie and Mike, have adopted three of their eight children.

Katelynne

Katelynne’s Story

Katelynne is happiest when she is outside breathing in the salty air from the Cape. She has a service dog named Jones who helps her to live independently.

Lillie

Lillie’s Story

Lillie is a lover of water and bubbles. She was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called DDX3X Syndrome.

Mario

Mario’s Story

Mario was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. At the age of fifteen, he suffered a spinal cord injury during a high school football game. This injury left him paralyzed from the neck down. Despite his injury, Mario has turned his situation into something positive and impactful.

Marley

Marley’s Story

Marley was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) Type II at eighteen months old. While being in a chair can be frustrating at times, Marley values her powerchair and the mobility and independence it provides.

Carlee

Carlee’s Story

Carlee was born in 2008 weighing nine pounds – her mom, Kelli, describes her first year as “typical.” “Carlee crawled, could stand some, but she didn’t walk and run like her brother had done,” said Kelli. “At around 15 months, I just knew something was wrong.”

Aydin

Aydin’s Story

Aydin was born premature six weeks early as a result of a placenta eruption. Prior to birth, doctors determined that Aydin had a club foot and would need surgery once he was born to help straighten it. While the surgery went well, his parents noticed over time that he was delayed in meeting developmental milestones.

Matt

Matt’s Story

Paralyzed in a high school hockey game, the moment Matt crashed headfirst into the boards his life changed in a huge way. But his confidence never wavered. Matt's "Never Quit" attitude allowed him to finish high school, graduate from college, become a well respected motivational speaker and now, his most recent achievement, author of a book.

Mckenna

Mckenna’s Story

Meet Mckenna, a fifteen-year-old junior in high school who has a passion for soccer and loves spending time with her friends. One year ago she was injured in a jet-ski accident where she broke her neck. Her story and courage inspired so many people not only in her area but around the country and she was named the 2019 SheBelieves Hero by the US Women’s Soccer team.

Parker

Parker’s Story

Parker is an energetic five-year-old from Palmyra, PA diagnosed with spastic cerebral palsy. When Parker started preschool, it became clear that he would need new equipment that would fulfill his and his parents’ needs. Numotion helped Parker’s family find the perfect fit and he received what he calls his “Blue Racer” manual wheelchair in the summer of 2018.

Ryan

Ryan’s Story

Ryan, 16, lost control of his vehicle while trying to avoid a bicyclist on Gayton Road in Henrico County on November 8, 2017.