Photo by Michael Shroyer for the Roanoke Times

Walking the walk

Read an article in the Roanoke Times about our Virtual 5K Walk.

Hope To Walk Newsletter – July 2020

Check out our latest updates in our July 2020 Newsletter!

A Poem of Hope

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Board Member Jack Richmond has written a brief poem for the Hope to Walk team.
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Palm Beach Co. volunteers working to ‘Bring Back the Bahamas’

Volunteers with the Bahamas Relief Cruise continue to assist in recovery efforts on Grand Bahamas Island some three months after Hurricane Dorian stalled over the Bahamas.
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Rotary Clubs Support Hope to Walk Charity

The Rotary Club of Christiansburg-Blacksburg and Rotary Club of Blacksburg recently Hope to Walk with checks totaling $18,000.
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Implementation of the Transtibial Johnson Prosthetic Leg in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Article from the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics
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The Gift of Walking

Article about Hope to Walk from the New River Valley News Feed
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Engineers’ Forum

Article about Hope to Walk in Virginia Tech's Engineer's Forum
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Hope to Walk: Giving the Gift of Mobility

For Phil Johnson, frustration was the mother of invention.
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Hope to Walk Hosts Training on How to Create Wooden Prosthetics

Article on Hope to Walk from Channel 10 News in Roanoke
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Blacksburg charity helps Vietnamese amputees walk again

Le Thi T’hen was 25 years old when she lost both her legs to a train wreck in Vietnam...
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Gray UMC Inviting Community to Join in Hope to Walk Mission

Gray United Methodist Church will host its Second Annual Hope to Walk Dinner Auction on Friday evening, Sept. 15.
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Rise, take up thy bed and walk

If your church has a medical mission project please let them know about Hope to Walk.
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Giving the Gift of Walking

The World Health Organization estimates there are around 35 MILLION people who have lost a leg, and many are children. That’s four times the entire population of Virginia!
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The Roanoke Times Newspaper

“Sometimes the cost of that leg is the most expensive thing in the whole village..."
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Johnson City Man Creates Affordable Prosthetics

“We had our first prototype leg, and we put it on a man named Carlos. We were just kind of praying that it worked, but he stood up and started walking without help after about 5 minutes,” Mabry said.
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Student Launches Humanitarian Non-Profit

Michael Mabry helped launch and is the Chairman of a humanitarian non-profit called Hope to Walk.
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