National Mobility Awareness Month Partners:

2014 Winners

Our annual promotion marked another unbelievable success. With the help and generosity of our NMEDA dealers, members and partners, we were able to award Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles to four incredibly deserving families as part of National Mobility Awareness Month. We are passionate about the difference NMEDA makes within the disability community and will continue to dedicate our time and resources to helping those living with disabilities gain their driving independence.

Learn more about NMEDA’s mobility equipment solutions and read our winners’ amazing stories below.

Antonio Dowels

Entry Photo for Antonio Dowels - Riverview, FL“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!” Many people quote that statement, but I am actually living it out. About seven years ago, my life was almost perfect…


Courtney Boyll

Kyle Watson

Linda Stearns

Entry Photo for Linda Stearns - Oak Lawn, ILA hero is someone who illustrates courage or noble qualities. My mother, Linda Stearns, exemplifies what a true hero is. At the age of 17, my mother began volunteering at Misericordia Chicago. While there, she met my “brother,” Charlie who was 9 months old and suffered from spina bifida and hydrocephalus. She was told to not get attached, because he would not live past the age of 2.