Project MEND provides cost-saving medical equipment to Texans in need

Program celebrates 30 years of service and Disability Pride Month with their annual medical equipment donation drive

SAN ANTONIO – July is Disability Pride Month, a time to celebrate people of all abilities who have a wide range of needs.

In honor of this annual observance and to mark 30 years of providing Texans independence and mobility through their Medical Equipment Reuse Program, Project MEND will host Gear Up for Mobility- A medical equipment donation drive sponsored by Najim Charitable Foundation.

People can take their gently used medical equipment to the Wonderland of Americas (4522 Fredericksburg Road, near Denny’s) on Saturday, July 22 between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Gear up for Mobility! images courtesy of Project MEND. (2023)

Acceptable and most-needed items include:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Rollators
  • Tub Transfer Benches
  • Power Chairs
  • Home Hospital Beds

In addition to Project MEND’s medical equipment donation efforts, KSAT Community will host a one-day televised phone bank event on Wednesday, July 20.

For more information about acceptable items for donation, scheduling a donation pick up or registering to become a client and receive medical equipment assistance visit

Project MEND is the oldest, largest, licensed nonprofit medical equipment reuse facility in the state of Texas. They are committed to improving the quality of life for individuals living with disabilities and illnesses through the refurbishment, reuse, and distribution of medical equipment and other assistive technology.

KSAT Community operates in partnership with University Health, Energy Transfer and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union. Click here to read about other KSAT Community efforts.

About the Author:

Stephanie Leonard is the Special Events Coordinator for KSAT Community. She enjoys writing and producing video and digital content.