used wheelchairs

Listing: Used Donated Equipment and Devices

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Reviewed Date

Aug 17, 2023


The following list identifies Chicago area and Illinois organizations that give and accept donated durable medical equipment, including used wheelchairs, walkers, and other aids for mobility and puts them into the hands that need them. 


Devices 4 the Disabled 
Collects and redistributes used durable medical equipment to those in need in Chicagoland.
6348 N. Milwaukee Ave
Suite 147
Chicago, Il 60646


Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach 
Collects and redistributes used durable medical equipment to those in need around the world. 
4930 LaVerna Road
P.O. Box 1665
Springfield, Illinois 62705
Many Chicago–area hospitals, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Rush University Medical Center, have partnered with Mission Outreach.

Kids Equipment Network 
Helps find essential adaptive equipment for children with special needs. Also accepts gently used equipment, monetary donations, and volunteer assistance.
no phone contact provided

Les Turner ALS Foundation 
Accepts donations and loans out equipment to persons with ALS.
5550 W. Touhy Av.
Suite 302
Skokie, Illinois 60077

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Chicago
Loans wheelchairs and hospital beds to persons with muscular dystrophy; helps with the purchase of wheelchairs, leg braces, and communication devices.      
161 N. Clark, Suite 3550
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(800) 572-1717

Illinois Assistive Technology Program (IATP) 
1020 South Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62704
Phone:(217) 522-7985
852-5110 v/tty

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago 
3100 S. Central  
Cicero, Illinois 60804

United Spinal Association Illinois Chapter
United Spinal Association Illinois Chapter is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing information and support resources for people paralyzed by trauma and medical conditions, family members, and health care and related professionals that serve the SCI community. Their office is located in Palos Heights, IL, a suburb of Chicago, but serves the entire state. Equipment donationsMembers are contacted by email when donated equipment is offered. Anyone interested is put in touch with donors who determine who will receive items. Most things are given on a first come first served basis. Donations can include wheelchairs, hospital beds, supplies, etc.


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