March 16, 2017

OrthoIndy Foundation’s impact – Morning Dove

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OrthoIndy established and funded the OrthoIndy Foundation, whose Mission Statement reads as follows:

The mission of the OIF is to improve mobility and function, specifically for the residents of Central Indiana –with a particular emphasis on veterans and the elderly– by benefiting the end users to increase self-sufficiency, promote wellness, and improve the quality of life for those affected by orthopedic issues.

Management of the OIF’s funds was entrusted to the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). CICF performs all due diligence activities and vetting of grant requests by 501(c)3 non-profits. Strategic direction of the OIF’s philanthropic activities is done by the OIF Advisory Committee.

OrthoIndy Foundation’s impact on Morning Dove

OrthoIndy Foundation purchased and installed an electronic lift at Morning Dove.

“With the addition of this lift, Morning Dove is now able to serve riders with more involved physical disabilities. Riders unable to ambulate, or even bear weight to transfer from their wheel chairs to the horse were previously limited in what they could do in our program. Now, any instructor of any size can transfer a rider from their chair to their therapy horse. Once mounted, the 3-dimension movement and warmth of the horse helps our riders improve core strength, balance and in some cases find their “center” for the first time. The freedom and confidence that develops for an otherwise wheelchair bound person is probably the most inspiring result of their riding! Morning Dove ‘s mission of improving the lives of people with disabilities is significantly enhanced by the generous grant that funded our new SureHands lift!” – Elizabeth Coit, Executive Director

Learn more about OrthoIndy Foundation.

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