The Alberta Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Awards are given out to honour and publicly acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of individuals, groups, businesses, and organizations that demonstrate outstanding achievement and leadership in making positive changes that create inclusive, barrier-free communities where persons with disabilities can fully participate. One of the highlights of the award presentations was The Lending Cupboard being the recipient of the Premier’s Council “Award of Excellence in Community”.
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NEW CHAPTER – Dawna Morey, executive director of The Lending Cupboard, stands outside the organization’s new location on the north end. It’s expected to be fully operational by August. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
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With a vote of more than 92%, the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) supportedThe Lending Cupboard and like organizations through a policy resolution, put forward by Red Deer City Councilor Buck Buchanan and seconded by Wetaskiwin City Councilor Patricia MacQuarrie.
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The Lending Cupboard is a registered charity that lends medical equipment to the people of Central Alberta. We receive support from a variety of service clubs and private donations. We also receive an annual grant from AHS and rely on other government grants to cover our budget.
The Lending Cupboard provides medical equipment to those who need it. Whether your needs are short term or long term, minor or more serious, we are here to help.
We have an inventory of more than 9,100 items and lend out approximately 1,300 pieces of medical equipment every month.
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“This is such a wonderful service and we appreciate being able to borrow equipment – Thank you!”
” Your assistance is helping my mother with a walker necessary for mobility at this time. Very friendly professional staff and extremely helpful!”
“Thanks so much for the items we borrowed! It saved my husband from taking sick days from work”