Wheelchair Van for John Hunter

Jim Howell is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Melody Hunter. Learn more
Johnathan was born in 1996 with Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy.  He lives in Derby with his mom and dad. They do their best to take care of John full time. Furthermore, Ed, the dad, is on daily dialysis with kidney failure and diabetes. He recently had about half his right foot amputated and has eye issues as well. He is recently fully disabled and unable to work now. Melody is Wonder Woman taking great care of Johnathan and Ed.  Their current wheelchair van is a worn out 1997 Dodge Caravan and is having more and more expensive and complicated repairs. Recently, I helped replace struts, shocks, brakes, a transaxle, a blower motor, an alternator, and more. It’s having other issues now. What the Hunter’s REALLY NEED is a newer more reliable used wheelchair van.  Dealers sell these new for about $50-60K.  I am confident we can find a decent, used wheelchair van for about $25,000.  If you are willing to pitch in to reach this goal, please make a donation here. I will be working hard to fundraise through other sources also. Please consider helping the Hunter Family.

Donations (134)


  • Anonymous
    2 hrs
    $100
  • MM
    Main Mobility
    10 hrs
    $100
  • Anonymous
    21 hrs
    $20
  • N
    Niki & Bruce Gass
    2 d
    $200(Offline)
  • KH
    Katie Hudlin
    2 d
    $50

Organizer and beneficiary


Jim Howell
Organizer
Derby, KS
MH
Melody Hunter
Beneficiary
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