SSgt Raymond Gonzalez (USAF-SEP) has worked the streets of New York City as an Emergency Medical Technician, chased bad guys with the New York City Housing Police Department and explored the world as a Flight Medic with the United States Air Force. After serving his country, he pursued his entrepreneurial goals owning car dealerships in the Saint Louis Metro East, Southern IL region.

He lives in Plymouth, MA and is the former Massachusetts Veteran Program Coordinator for Vantage Mobility International. In 2013 he founded the American Wheelchair Van Society connecting the disabled with State, Federal and Private funding for the purchase of specially adapted wheelchair vans. His work has afforded wheelchair users nationwide the independence and mobility they deserve.

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The American Wheelchair Van Society


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The missionof  the American Wheelchair Van Society is to educate, properly fit, assist with, locate and provide sources of wheelchair vans, discount funding, subsidies, state aid, charitable contributions and more. We serve as a vehicle for positive Disabled Community Activism and Personal Development through Mobility in the areas of Adaptive Driving, Promoting Independence and Transportation for the Disabled and Outreach Programming for Community Wellness.

We have a Nationwide Mobility Center Network in place to serve the needs of all those who request it. We accept and donate wheelchair ramp and lift vans. Providers of Wheelchair Vans, Durable Medical Equipment, Grants and Funding, Medical Specialists, Rehab and Nursing Facilities, State and Federal agencies are encouraged to contact us and join our nationwide initiative.

Our clients have diverse medical diagnoses which include Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Muscular Dystrophy (MD), Infantile Polio, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS – often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Parkinson’s Disease, Paralysis, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Arthritis, Traumatic Brain Injury, Osteoarthritis, Prosthetics, Missing Limbs and other debilitating ailments.

Veterans of the United States Armed Forces may be eligible for a cash payment for a wheelchair van.

Nationwide hotline (508) 901-9866
Online http://americanwheelchairvansociety.org

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