Accessible Van for the Twins

Shay and Riley Simeneta have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which has robbed them of the ability to walk. They are in powerchairs, and still like to do things boys their age like to do, but it is very difficult going anywhere. Our van is too small to convert, and once the powerchairs and all 3 kids (they also have a 2 year old brother) are loaded in, there is no room for anyone else. I often need help when taking them out, so this means someone needs to drive separately. We use portable ramps to load the chairs, and I lift them into the seats in the van, but they are getting very heavy. We need a van big enough to fit both chairs, a few extra people, and a lift. I know we will need at LEAST $20,000, and I haven't found one yet, but I will update as I get more details. I really don't like asking for help, but this is something we desperately need. Thank you!
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Organizer

Brandi Simeneta 
Organizer
Lapeer, MI
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