Stolen Disabled Equipment Replace

$14,670 of $31k goal

Raised by 94 people in 1 month
Christopher Wiegand
on behalf of Adaptive Adventures
 DENVER, CO
Specialized gear stolen from Adaptive Adventures, a Colorado 501c3 based nonprofit, who serve youth, adults, and veterans with physical disabilities. 

Adaptive Adventures celebrating 18 years, with nearly 100,000 people served, brings equipment and theraputic recreation based programming annually to 24 states, providing over 5000 lessons to hospitals, Veterans Administration centers, and other rehab facilities. Each dollar brings a mountain to places that mountains don't exist, through recreation therapy . We shift the mindset post-injury, illness or disease from "I will never..." to "I CAN!" We introduce the "What's Possible" way of life and create ongoing progressive training in each of our 11 sports throughout the year. 

With this theft, we've lost nearly $14,000 in specialized adaptive bikes, tools, and gear that allow our participants to find their freedom of mobility.

We clearly need new, secure storage for our hundreds of kayaks, bikes, waterski, ski, climbing, and other specialized adaptive equipment that make our program so unique. 



Our immediate needs and how cash would be spent: 
• New Secure Storage Facility and training/work/office space for all trailers and gear (this is our second theft and most substantial) 20k
• 4 New Terra Trike Bikes (2700.00 ea)
• Hase Adaptive Pedals and AFO (Ankle Foot Orthotic) Units (6)
• Adaptive Hand Controls and Gloves (1500.00) • Complete Park Tools Bike  Mechanics Set (1500.00)




Please help, as every penny counts in serving our great participants and in-patients around the country.  

Here's some of our indoor cycling in action just a week ago... which can not happen like this without replacing equipment, for some very important adaptations to make spinning and wellness possible. 




2015 New Trailer Stolen From Same Property- TV Coverage

Adaptive Adventures Facebook Page 

Adaptive Adventures Website (new site upcoming)


Disabled Dragonboat Team winning National Championships- Overall! - Missing legs, Arms, and Paraplegics



Please help us in any way possible by donating whatever you can and sharing our mission! Our operations run as slim as possible to provide maximal programs and equipment for our communities. We need to do this better, without vehicle breakdowns and better conditions to keep our gear inside.

Anything over the funding goal will go directly toward providing greater program depth for our amazing participants and their families throughout the country.
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Update 9
Posted by Christopher Wiegand
21 days ago
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Project 4K- We need You!

So few are aware of our true life saving and community wide engagement capacity. It's time they know and help support lives and shift mindsets.

Please help us push toward our much needed 31,000 goal to kick off the next level of Freedom Through Mobility, with fundraising the next 4,000.00. We still can't replace all our stolen cycling gear to further engage and inspire the many youth, adults, and veterans that fight so hard to learn be a normal life.

Please help people celebrate Freedom Through Mobility by replacing much needed specialized gear and equipment.

Our work makes national news this week- Good Morning America!
https://gma.yahoo.com/terminally-ill-boy-12-gets-ski-down-mountain-175905749--abc-news-topstories.html?cid=social_fb_gma
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Update 8
Posted by Christopher Wiegand
24 days ago
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Full class to celebrate drive!
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Update 7
Posted by Christopher Wiegand
26 days ago
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Fellow friends and Patriots:

Please further help us in moving toward Freedom through Mobility. We are nearing the halfway point of meeting our financial goal of replacing our stolen gear. We've replaced some bikes and still need all our tools, adaptive gear, and a safe place to keep everything.

Please share and help with whatever donation you can to move us to this great need to serve so many.

http://cbsloc.al/2lAk6jj. News update
Full class to celebrate drive!
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Update 6
Posted by Christopher Wiegand
1 month ago
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We just broke the $10,000.00 mark and need YOUR help furthering our mission after this theft.

Please know that every dollar counts toward Adaptive Adventures providing Freedom Through Mobility to so many around the country.

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Disabled Veteran Seeks Your Help...
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Chriss Hadley
1 month ago

Thank you for the help you've given my paraplegic son. You've given him so much life back by teaching him to ski and hand cycle. I have shared your fundraiser on my social media accounts, hopefully you'll be able to replace what was stolen. My donation is in memory of DKH.

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$14,670 of $31k goal

Raised by 94 people in 1 month
Created February 24, 2017
Christopher Wiegand  
on behalf of Adaptive Adventures
$25
Anonymous
2 days ago
DV
$500
DAV- Disabled American Veterans
8 days ago(Offline Donation)
$1,000
Anonymous
8 days ago(Offline Donation)
GL
$25
Glen Landenberger
17 days ago
AS
$25
Anita Shorb
17 days ago
$100
Anonymous
21 days ago
LH
$50
Larry Hall
21 days ago
EL
$100
Erin Ley
21 days ago
GF
$500
George Lichter Family Foundation
22 days ago(Offline Donation)
BW
$25
Barb Wallace
22 days ago

From Barb & Mark

Chriss Hadley
1 month ago

Thank you for the help you've given my paraplegic son. You've given him so much life back by teaching him to ski and hand cycle. I have shared your fundraiser on my social media accounts, hopefully you'll be able to replace what was stolen. My donation is in memory of DKH.

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