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Community Service Event – DME Exchange
Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join fellow ACHENTX members at the DME Exchange and help clean, repair or refurbish donated medical equipment to prepare them for their next use. Come out and help support the organization’s mission, meet ACHENTX members, donate unwanted equipment, and even earn credit towards Fellow status while giving back to your community.
The DME Exchange is a nonprofit agency that collects, repairs and sanitizes durable medical equipment and then distributes them to individuals living in Dallas county who have a doctor’s prescription for the item, are 200% below the poverty level, have no insurance coverage or have a gap in coverage. DME equipment includes: canes, crutches, walkers, rollators, bedside commodes, tub transfer benches, manual and power wheelchairs, Hoyer lifts, hospital beds and mattresses.
If you cannot attend the event and wish to donate supplies, please contact Betty Hersey, DME Exchange Executive Director at +1-214-997-3639.
*Dress is casual. (Open toe shoes or sandals are not appropriate)
Donation Items Sought:
- Manual wheelchairs (especially 18”, 20” and 22” chairs)
3. Shower chairs and tub transfer benches
4. Walkers with wheels
5. Hospital beds w/ vinyl mattresses