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lp my brother purchase a van equipped for his special needs. Coach Rob, as his student athletes call him, requires one with a lift to transport his electric wheelchair and possibly with a restroom so he no longer has to rush to public restrooms while out and about.
Robert Mendez has done so much in his 27 years of life. As a young man who was born with no limbs, he is in no way disabled. Robert works as a high school football coach and a motivational speaker. He is also a sketch artist and has some pictures availabe to view on his website coachrobmendez.com
His job requires long days and many trips a day on public trasportation. While we are very thankful to have public transportation for Robert, it is quickly taking a toll on his body. Longer days are causing severe pressure sores and severe back pain due to his scoliosis. A trip to work that should take 30 minutes is taking 2+ hours for him, and that is just one way. The longer days are requiring him to be in his wheelchair much longer, also making it difficult for restroom breaks. Already having to wait for his aid for assistance, he is constantly having to reglulate his liquid intake every day so he doesnt have to use the bathroom so often.
Robert lives to inspire people young and old by teaching students that anything is possible. He also does motivational speaking about once a month and attends college 2 days a week. I have to give credit to his aid Ramona, she is a blessing. Please help Robert in purchasing a new van, making everyday a little bit easier.