Meet the BraunAbility Owner Family
The needs of the people we serve are the inspiration for everything we do. Our accessible vehicles and mobility products let our customers achieve both lifechanging goals and create everyday memories for their family. As they will tell you, every day doesn't need to be an inspirational story of success like creating a new non-profit or competing in the highest division of your sport. In some ways, the aspirational moments are the ones most worth pursuing: the days of no transfer pain, or of seeing the world through the front windshield for the first time in years, or of choosing your favorite brand of cereal for yourself at the store. Either every day, or once-in-a-lifetime, BraunAbility has a product to get you there.
Let us introduce you to just a handful of the customers we are proud to serve.
Accessible vehicles aren't just about helping you get out of the house, says guest blogger Scott Drotar. They are about the experiences you gain on the way.
The head coach of Team USA's wheelchair rugby team says he trusts BraunAbility because they stand behind what they do and who they serve, much like he does.
When a disabled rancher is knocked over by a stubborn old cow, he realizes how much he needed a sturdy Tri-Wheeler built by Ralph Braun in his life.
The Mayeaux family was in need of a new wheelchair accessible vehicle for their daughter when they received an unexpected surprise from a pair of saints!
Rick and Linda took time researching mobility options; monitoring online forums and considered online sellers but were turned off by pushy sales personnel.
Jason Gerling may now be known as the "Wheelchair Drummer," but before his car accident, he was just a young kid with eyes and ambitions set on stardom.
Jason Gerling has just gotten back to drumming after a paralyzing car accident, but without the use of his legs, there was no way to activate the bass.
A high school team starts fundraising, they end up getting 10 times their goal amount for a college student with SMA to purchase a new BraunAbility van.
When Lauren dreamed of becoming a third-generation Olivet Nazarene University, a GoFundMe account helped her reach her mobility and academic goals.
Barry Munro says he accepted the Spirit of Ability Award on behalf of "thousands of people-part of a movement asking and demanding the same thing."
Neena Nizer, is one of just a handful of people in the world with the rare disease Jansen's Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia.
My road to driving independence was hard, but mobility freedom has given me opportunities. I appreciate the freedom a mobility vehicle offers.
When an avid athlete suddenly becomes a quadriplegic, it takes the help of neural prosthetics to get her back into a life of sports.
All good things must come to an end and such was the case when we finally concluded Barbara's van conversion and watched her take delivery!
Holly Koester is not one to take the easy road: after her injury, she went on to participate in National Veteran Wheelchair Games, marathons, and the PVA.
A former high school football player becomes a coach years later and when his van is on its last life, his players come together to get him a new one.
A determined mother in Iowa used the support of her family, friends and her BraunAbility dealer to work out a way to fund a wheelchair accessible vehicle.