“The gift of the Pool Life Chair Lift has been instrumental in our ability to serve the community. We are now able to provide pool access for children and adults with special needs. It is used regularly by a number of people of all ages, and with all types of disabilities. Water exercise has so many benefits, mental and physical. In fact, the chair lift is now also regularly used by the Y’s arthritis classes and cardiovascular workouts, “Twinges in the Hinges” and “Smooth Moves”. The benefit of one chair lift has made a difference in so many lives! Thank you!”
“Our son, Derrick, suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2011 which left him in a quadriplegic state. Thanks to Derrick’s hard work and ECAF’s support, Derrick continues to make gains in his recovery and is able to stand almost unassisted using a podium stander! When Derrick was finally able to return home, we were stunned to find a lack of equipment at rehabilitation facilities and lack of assistance from our insurance. Due to the help we received from ECAF, our ability to give care to Derrick has improved greatly. Thank you ECAF, for the tilt table, the shower chair, and the support!”
"I'm so incredibly grateful for the Elmhurst Children’s Assistance Foundation. It is with their support that I have conquered every medical challenge of my disorder and succeeded in becoming the independent and driven woman I am today. I will forever be grateful for the blessings they have given me."