About Our Program
When inspiration meets need ...
We are not only about charity funding, but are best known for our wheelchair van assistance program.
It all began in 2006 as an outgrowth of our 'donate a car' fundraiser. Our CEO, having a special needs child himself who enjoyed the use of a wheelchair van, noticed an occasional donation of a handicap van. He thought it was a 'waste' to send such a vehicle to a dealer auction. Typically, that would only bring several hundred to a few thousand dollars in funding, with the van even likely to be used for other purposes.
Why not hold the van and find a local needy family that could enjoy such a gift. Eventually, when we saw that no one was doing this nationwide, the program expanded to fill the need. We have also expanded into Crowdfunding Campaigns to help raise funds to refurbish vehicles and to help individuals with their own appeals, to fund vans for their personal family needs.
Today, our program is unique in its national coverage. We handle donations and process requests for children and adults nationwide. Learn more and see where we are listed as a resource by clicking on the links below.
Resource listing (selected from many found on various websites):
Special Kids Fund, Inc
111 Autumn Rd.
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Wheelchair Vans - Handicapped Accessible Vehicles
Charity Office: 732-397-5056 (click here to request wheelchair van)
Car Donations: 877-671-2911
Please note - RE: Individual Requests: Although we aware of the acute need; SKF is not able to fund individual situations.
You may obtain suggestions or advice from: National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities www.nichcy.org
Our general email address is Info@SpecialKidsFund.org
Please provide us with your contact information, so that we will be able to reach you to respond.
Organizations seeking funding and information
Please provide a brief description of your request;
including a description of your organization’s programs, primary funding resources and a link to your website.
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Car Donations: www.specialkidsfund.org/Donate-a-car