Beautiful Beast of a Van

Stella is now riding in style in a lift van! We are so over-the-moon excited for her and her family and were so pleased to be able to support them with a $5,000 grant toward the van purchase. There’s probably no one more thrilled than Stella’s mom Kacie, though. She had this sentiment to share […]

Meet Gannon from Republic, MO.

Along with a Chiefs Super Bowl victory, we’re celebrating another enGAGE Mobility grant recipient getting new wheels!!! Meet Gannon from Republic, MO. He loves the Chiefs and he and his mom Kim are the latest family selected to receive support from enGAGE. They were issued a $5,000 grant to go towards the purchase of their […]

Meet Stella

enGAGE Mobility is excited to introduce our next grant recipient. Eight-year-old Stella is a sweet and fierce girl from Ozark, MO. Stella has an SCN8A disorder resulting in epilepsy and cerebral palsy, among other things. Her dad is a high school history teacher and her mom is a director of a nonprofit that helps other […]

Walker Family Grant

On a dreary day at the end of October, Emma Walker’s family received an uplifting delivery, in more ways than one. Emma’s grandpa, a.k.a. Papa Jimmy, traveled from Georgia to drive her accessible van to their home in Republic, MO. The Toyota Sienna was outfitted with a rear-entry ramp by Purple Ribbon Mobility. Purple Ribbon […]

Next Grant Recipient Selected

by Hannah Wingo  enGAGE Mobility is excited to announce our next grant recipient — Emma Walker of Republic, MO. Emma’s family will receive $15,000 from enGAGE to go towards their van in October 2023. Emma is seven years old and attends Sweeny Elementary. She has a contagious smile and doesn’t let things slow her down, although she battles epilepsy […]

Success

By Sarah I used to have these colorful little notes stuck around the edges of my computer monitor — reminders, quotes, inspiration. At some point, I added one stating, “Success = making others feel loved.” As I was trying to find the words to share what an incredible opportunity we have through enGAGE Mobility, I […]

Birthday Wish

By Hannah Introducing Eliana. This gorgeous girl celebrated her 9th birthday on New Year’s Eve 2022—the same week she was selected by the enGAGE Mobility Board of Directors as the first grant recipient! Here’s a little more about Eliana, aka Eli. On New Year’s Eve 2013, Eli made her way into the world, proudly welcomed […]

Roadblocks

By Hannah In the time that’s passed since I first shared a desire God put on my heart to help families get the vehicles they need, I’ve heard some feedback from other parents. It is so familiar and relatable. Words like, “your situation is so similar to ours,” or “getting our new van changed our […]

Extra Strain

By Hannah Shortly after getting our van, Gage got a new wheelchair. It was a necessary and desired change, but it meant going from a lightweight aluminum stroller frame and easily detachable seat that folded up to fit in the back of our SUV to having a much heavier and more complicated piece of equipment […]

HOW IT STARTED

By Hannah For a few years now, I’ve had a desire to help families like ours get vehicles they need. The seed was planted when we got our own van, and I realized instantaneously what a game changer it was. It was spring of 2020 when our van was graciously gifted to us, and our […]