March 23, 2023

The Les Schwab Tire Centers in Washington County are dedicated to giving back to the community. Last fall they generously gave nine Pumper Cars to the Beaverton School District, and today they delighted students, staff, and parents with a dozen Pumper Cars to use throughout the Forest Grove School District. Aaron Smithers, manager of the …

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October 25, 2022

Today students in the Beaverton School District can start speeding around playgrounds and gyms driving nine Pumper Cars. This mini fleet was generously donated by the Les Schwab Tire Centers of Washington County during a special event at Scholls Heights Elementary School. Les Schwab is a perfect sponsor for our program that provides mobility for …

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December 15, 2021

To ride around the neighborhood is the ultimate form of freedom for a kid. Unfortunately, many with special needs can’t ride a bicycle. Take Emerson Kohn for example. This 9-year-old middle child of three sons has issues with balance and muscle strength. He’s about the same height as his 6-year-old brother and is much less …

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September 16, 2021

Star power. In our book, that’s what Shannon Nill and Guaranty Chevrolet have. And we have the lights and camera to prove it. Today marked the third time this generous man and his company donated a mini-fleet of cars to Oregon school children. KEZI-TV was there to cover his delivery of four more Pumper Cars …

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June 11, 2021

Les Schwab’s company motto is, “Doing the right thing matters.” Its various stores strive to find ways that they can help and improve their communities at a local level. Their reasons aren’t necessarily to obtain publicity but simply because it’s the right thing to do. The Les Schwab manager at Washington Square, Pablo Meza, believes …

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May 18, 2021

Every gift to Mobility for Kids is a chance to celebrate that more children will have the opportunity to be physically active and play. However, we’re extremely grateful when donors return to give again and again. That’s exactly what happened today when Rob and Jill Droubay of Droubay Chevrolet decided to donate to not just …

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February 17, 2021

Two children with special needs benefited from the generosity of a pair of donors this week. Last fall, Juan received possibly the best present ever: a family. He was adopted by Tiffany and Juan Maldonado, Sr. This eight-year-old boy loves to play and even enjoys his occupational therapy sessions because they include the use of …

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December 17, 2020

Even during the pandemic, Shannon Nill and his company, Guaranty Chevrolet and RV Super Centers, are helping local children with special needs enjoy the freedom of mobility with mini-fleets of ride-on mobility devices called Pumper Cars. Disguised as fun four-wheeled toys, they provide beneficial exercise therapy with full-body workouts. Guaranty donated several Pumper Cars to the Eugene School …

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November 27, 2020

The students at Fitzmorris Elementary in Arvada, Colorado, have something extra special to be thankful for this holiday season. Medved Autoplex generously donated a Pumper Car to their adapted physical education program. Amanda Meldrum, the Digital Media Coordinator for the Wheatridge car dealership said, “We were looking for a local school that we could partner …

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October 1, 2020

Mobility for Kids is grateful for our newest sponsors’ contributions to our Help Kids Drive to Success program. Guaranty, the region’s leading RV dealer, and Jerry’s, a home improvement center, recently stepped up to help children in Eugene, Oregon. All of these vehicles will be placed in Eugene’s 4J School District. At today’s socially distanced …

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