Owner Stories

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.


A Rampvan for a Pharmacist and Her Service Dogs

Valarie Franklin enjoyed travel, but it was not always easy due to her vehicle. These days are different. She's the owner of a new BraunAbility Rampvan.

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Sam Schmidt: Mobility Visionary and Real-Life Superman

Sometimes you have to run before you can walk, but in the case of former Indy race car driver Sam Schmidt, you have to drive before you can walk.

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Sam Schmidt to Help Unveil New Hand and Foot-Free Corvette

Sam Schmidt to Help Unveil New Hand and Foot-Free Corvette

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Spirit of Ability Winner Triumphs over SCI

The final Spirit of Ability Award of the 2014 year was given to a California-based institution on a mission of hope. The Triumph Foundation.

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Third Spirit of Ability Recipient Honored in Toronto

The third Ralph W. Braun Spirit of Ability Award was presented to Kristen Cameron, a grad student who was hit by a drunk driver and partially paralyzed.

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Tom Turner's More Than 30 Years of Friendship

Tom Turner found BraunAbility over 30 years ago when he purchased his first lift. He never looked back from that day on and remains a loyal customer.

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The Truth About Living with a Rare Disease

Neena Nizar and her two sons have an extremely rare disease and in this blog post, Neena explores the reality of living with a rare disease.

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Fishing and Wheelchair Vans

Since Doug's injury, he wasn't sure how to get back to the things he loved: namely, fishing. In time, he was able to fish with an entire community.

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Wheelchair Accessible Van is the Answer to Grandparents' Prayers

After years of dedication, the Limones were able to purchase a brand new BraunAbility Chrysler Entervan for a granddaughter in need of safe transportation.

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Wheelchair Van Donation Changes Kentucky Family's Lives

When a Kentucky community rallies their efforts to arrange a wheelchair van donation for a fourth-grader, one family's lives change forever.

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Wheelchair Marathoning: 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 weeks

Three wheelchair racers are pushing themselves to extreme limits to raise money and awareness for Spinal Cord Research in the form of a marathon a week.

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Wheelchair Van Reliability Gets a Real World Test

Maybe no vehicle is as great an example of wheelchair van reliability as Shannon's BraunAbility Entervan from Oklahoma. 303,000 miles and counting!

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Wheelchair Vans: Five and Counting!

My first BraunAbility Entervan was my closest dealer's own personal vehicle he agreed to sell to us. Finally, my dream of owning a smaller van was real!

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Young Customer Gives BraunAbility an A+ Grade

A young customer was thoroughly impressed with his new BraunAbility wheelchair accessible vehicle. The best thing about it is I can sit up front!

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Ben Trockman

Ben Trockman has become an advocate for people with disabilities in all aspects of his life, earning him a Ralph W. Braun Spirit of Ability Award.

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Travis Roy

BraunAbility customer Travis Roy had to adjust to life in a wheelchair after a hockey accident took him out of the game at the start of his career.

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Robin Allen

There are many more amazing owner stories than we even have accumulated, but this collection shows what awesome BraunAbility customers do in their lives.

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Reveca Torres

Whether art, or sports, or just to talk, Reveca Torres is organizing events all over the country for victims of SCI through her company BACKBONES.

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