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Widow's Mite

Profile last modified: January 13, 2016


Description/Mission Statement:

ISS’s community service “get and give” project to serve members of the disabled population who are in need of rehabilitation equipment.

Population Served:

Public Business/Service Hours:

M-F 9:00 - 2:00PM

Does the provider serve a limited area?
Yes (we only offer services to a limited area)

They limit their services by: We serve all of Pennsylvania

Program is near a public transportation route (e.g. public transit, train, subway, etc.): Yes

Program is wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant: Yes

Eligibility Criteria:

Primary preference is for Philadelphia residents, but we will help all Pennsylvanian's if we have the equipment they need. People must come to pickup or deliver equipment.

Additional Limitations:
There are no limitations to our program (everyone can access our services)

Script or Medical Order Required for Equipment: No
Additional Comments:

Terms & Conditions of Service:

People must come to pickup or deliver equipment.

Does the provider have any fees associated with their service(s)? No

Fees Explained (if applicable):

Donations are appreciated

Non-Profit Status:
Provider IS a 501(c)(3) organization
Provider DOES provide a receipt or tax letter for donations

Program is able to help transport equipment (e.g. pick up and/or delivery): No


Does the provider have AT / DME Equipment AVAILABLE? Yes
If so, what types of items?

Canes - Curved Canes - Offset
Commode Chairs Reacher's
Shower Stools/Seats Walkers - Rollators with Seat
Wheelchair - Manual Transport

Does the provider ACCEPT DONATIONS of AT / DME Equipment? Yes
If so, what types of items?

Adapted Telephones (e.g. amplified, captioned, hearing aid compatible, large button) Bath Transfer Benches
Canes - Bariatric Canes - Curved
Canes - Derby Handle Canes - Offset
Canes - White for Low Vision/Blind Commode Chairs
Commode Chairs (Bariatric) Communication/Speech Generating Aids & Devices
Crutches (e.g. regular, tall, pediatric and forearm) Dressing Aids (Sock Aid, Shoe Horn, Dressing Sticks, etc.)
Elevated Toilet Seats Gait Belts and/or Trainers
Hemi Walker Household Portable Ramps ( Folding, rigid, etc.)
Knee Scooters Pediatric Bolsters/Positioning Aids
Pediatric Feeder Seats Pediatric Power Wheelchairs
Pediatric Standers Pediatric Walkers/Gait Aids
Ramps - Portable Reacher's
Rolling Shower/Commode Chairs (Bariatric) Scooters - 3 or 4 Wheel Power/Electric
Scooters - Bariatric Shower Stools/Seats
Toilet Safety Frames Transfer/Slide Boards
Video Magnifiers (CCTV's) - handheld and/or desktop models Walkers - Bariatric
Walkers - Rigid Frame or Folding Walkers - Rollators with Seat
Walkers - Wheeled (3 or 4 wheel) Wheelchair Accessories (Canopies, Drink Holders, Baskets, Oxygen Tank Holders, etc.)
Wheelchair Cushions Wheelchair Device Mounting Equipment & Supplies
Wheelchair - Manual Layback or Tilt-in-Space Wheelchair - Manual Pediatric
Wheelchair - Manual Rigid Frame or Folding Wheelchair - Manual Rigid Frame or Folding (Bariatric)
Wheelchair - Manual Transport Wheelchair - Manual Transport (Bariatric)
Wheelchair - Power Layback or Tilt-in-Space Wheelchair - Power or Electric
Wheelchair - Power or Electric (Bariatric)

Type of Reuse Activity this Program Provides:

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