DID YOU KNOW?
An average wheelchair in Canada costs up to $2500. Because of their high price point, there is a lack of affordable mobility devices for those rejected from government funding. Many Canadians who do not meet the strict requirements to quality for provincial subsidies (ADP) cannot afford to purchase a new device. Even for those who do qualify, the subsidy only covers 75% of the cost of a new chair and many citizens cannot afford the client portion that can be upwards of $600+.
Meanwhile, tens of thousands of wheelchairs go into disuse every month in Canada - that's over 4000 devices in the London Middlesex area alone! These devices often end up in landfills or collect dust in the basement of community homes because there are few places that accept device donations.
So on one hand, thousands of Canadians who need wheelchairs cannot afford them
On the other end, thousands of gently used devices collect dust in storage or are thrown out each year.
ROLLUP BRIDGES THIS GAP.
RollUP Solutions is a student-run non profit that strives to remove social and physical barriers by providing mobility devices that are affordable for all. At RollUP we collect gently used devices from the community, work with our partners at Goodwill to refurbish them and we sell or donate them to those in financial need.
HOW YOU CAN HELP.
Give hope, freedom, and independence through the gift of a wheelchair. Every $70 donated provides a wheelchair to someone in need by covering the up-cycling and delivery cost.
If you have a gently used wheelchair or walker, we would love to accept the equipment and get it into the hands of someone who needs it!
Check Out Our Impact
We support local communities and our impact doesn't stop there. We have also donated devices to locations in Northern Ontario and Manitoba.
Get to Know Us
We're run by students passionate university students! We believe that entrepreneurial action makes a better world for us all.
Wheelchairs and Walkers Donated
Pounds of Waste Diverted
We accept mobility device donations from individuals and institutions.
Passionate about providing others with the gift of mobility? Sponsor a device with RollUP.
Contact us if your institution is looking to receive a donation for a mobility device.
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