Children's Assistive Technology Service (CATS) | Virginia

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CATS earns Great Nonprofits badge

Thank you to all of you whose comments and reviews helped Children’s Assistive Technology Service earn a top rating with Great Nonprofits! We are a volunteer managed organization, growing fast, and flub-ups happen, though we do our best to fix them! We appreciate your support so that we might find our way to sustainability and better service for all of Virginia’s kids with disabilities.

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Roanoke Communication Loan Library moves

Under-utilized in the Roanoke Valley, the Roanoke CATS Communication Loan Library has been moved and is now serving the counties of Russel, Tazwell, Washington, Wise, Buchanon, Scott, Smith and Dickinson, as well as Bristol City.

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CATS at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Jason Grandeo and Anissa Davis, University of Lynchburg DPT program faculty, are at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in Washington DC this week. Read more to see the full poster presentation.

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Richmond CATS on the Move!

This happy team of volunteers braved the chilly weather and imminent snow storm to move the Richmond inventory from storage units to our new “place.” Yes, folks, a real place. Over the next couple of months we will be installing a workshop, office and storage for incoming donations, and ready-to-go inventory at 2545 Gayton Centre Drive in Short Pump of the greater Richmond area.

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Kids on the Move Expo coming to Virginia Beach

Come see and get hands on experience with the latest adaptive equipment and mobility devices for children including Sleepsafe Beds, Permobil, TiLite, Ki Mobility, Leckey, Firefly, R82, Sunrise Medical, Assistive Technology Works and more! Door Prizes!

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CATS Receives Funding for a Van!

The Smith Mountain Lake Civitan Club recently presented a check to Children’s Assistive Technology Services (CATS) for $23,885. The money will be used by CATS to purchase a second van which will serve the Charlottesville to Richmond to Norfolk corridor, while the first van purchased through Roanoke Valley Gives 2018 will serve the western side of the state.

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CATS receives funding from SML Charity Home Tour

Kacie Hodges, CATS volunteer, accepts check from Sandra Morse (R) Executive Director of the Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour, on November 7th. CATS is most appreciative for this opportunity, and especially grateful for our committee chairperson for this event, Karen McCarty (L)

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Hallowheels winner announced!

Congratulations to Randolph College Society of Physics students who won the Hallowheels competition for most popular costume design, with their rendition of Cinderella’s carriage for sweet 6 year old Maddie.

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CATS Receives Bronze Seal on GuideStar

Our organization earned a 2018 Bronze Seal of Transparency on GuideStar! Now our community and potential donors, funders, and key decision makers can see our commitment to transparency and easily contact us for more information.

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