Man Collects Used Medical Equipment to Give to Those in Need

Man Collects Used Medical Equipment to Give to Those in Need

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Mack Staley, 74 , was inspired at the dump when he saw a perfectly good wheelchair being discarded by its owners. He got the idea of collecting used medical equipment and giving it to people in need. Now 81, his distribution center in San Rafael, California is called Home Cares Equipment Recyclers.

“Staley, who has been picking up and delivering items in his 1985 Chevy truck for more than six years, said Home Cares received 1,953 items from 281 donors last year alone, and gave out 2,015 items to 393 recipients.”

“People think we’re great,” McConnell said. (See the full story online at Marin Independent Journal)

Thanks to Sapphi S. for sending the link to the Good News Network!

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