|Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF)||Promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural and other resources. All BBF programs are designed to fulfill its mission by connecting peoples resources with peoples needs.||Allegheny||Brother's Brother Foundation||Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF)|
|Community Health Services - Pass It On||It is a medical equipment recycling program that gives wheelchairs, canes, walkers, crutches, tub benches, shower chairs and bed side commodes. Accepting gently used equipment and distributing to those without insurance.||Crawford||Community Health Services||Community Health Services|
|Disability Options Network - DME Reuse Program||Any piece of equipment, device, or aid that was once used by someone else and is now being used by another person.
Funded in part by Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology, the Commonwealth’s Assistive Technology Act Program at the Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, funded through a grant from the Administration on Community Living, US Department of Health and Human Services.||Lawrence||Disability Options Network||Disability Options Network (DON)|
|Medical Equipment Recycling Program - Farrell||A program that helps people achieve independence by loaning medical equipment. Accepts donations of medical supplies and equipment.||Mercer||MERP||Medical Equipment Recycling Program|
|Medical Equipment Recycling Program - Greenville||A program that helps people achieve independence by loaning medical equipment. Accepts donations of medical supplies and equipment.||Mercer||MERP||Medical Equipment Recycling Program|
|Penn Hills Service Association Medical Equipment||An all-volunteer service which maintains hospital equipment for any Penn Hills resident to borrow.
||Allegheny||Penn Hills Service Assn. Hospital Equipment||Penn Hills Service Association|
|Red Lion VFW||Loans hospital and medical equipment||York||Red Lion VFW||Red Lion VFW|
|Roads to Freedom - Assistive Technology Services||Provide Assistive Technology Services as an Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC). Services include:
Their Technology Lending Library loans devices for free for a trial period of 2 to 8 weeks. Through Pennsylvania’s Telecommunication Device Distribution Program (PIAT), they provide specialized equipment, without charge, to eligible Pennsylvanians with disabilities that impede independent access to telephone services. A New Start provides gently used medical equipment and assistive technology devices to individuals who are unable to obtain what they need through ordinary channels. Their goal is to reutilize home medical equipment and other devices that are sitting around unused, and give the equipment to someone in need.
- Public Awareness
- Training and Technical Assistance
- Acquisition of Assistive Technology Services
- Equipment Reutilization (REEP & A New Start)
- Device Demonstrations
- Assistance with Funding Resources
|Lycoming||Roads to Freedom - Independent Living Program||Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA|
|Southminster Presbyterian Church - Equipment Loan Program||Maintains a Limited Mobility Equipment Library which gifts equipment to people with disabilities and accepts donations of used equipment. Stock only includes walkers, wheelchairs (non-electric), canes, crutches, toileting chairs, and tub chairs. We do not accept or gift any item that requires battery, hydraulics or electricity. We do not accept or gift any item that is worn on the body. We not gift or accept beds or mattresses.||Allegheny||Southminster Presbyterian Church||Southminster Presbyterian Church|
|Trinity Lutheran Church Altoona PA Eyeglass Donation Program||Accepts donations of medical equipment and assistive technology items (such as eye glasses).||Blair||John's Way at Trinity Lutheran Church||Trinity Lutheran Church Altoona PA|
|Unity A Journey of Hope||Unity grants wishes to adults with life-limiting illnesses and conducts "Operation Christmas Wish" for families with a parent who has a life limiting illness and cannot afford Christmas so they can enjoy the spirit of Christmas. Unity also adopts a veteran each year to say, "Thank you for your dedication and service." Unity also loans out Durable Medical Equipment to people who may fall through the cracks and have needs that insurance can't help with.||Fayette||Unity A Journey of Hope||Unity A Journey of Hope|
|UPMC Horizon - Medical Equipment Recycling Program||Provides refurbished medical equipment to people in UPMC Horizon's service area who lack the insurance coverage or means to buy new medical equipment. Educates individuals and their family members about other community-based resources that can address specific needs.
||Mercer||UPMC Horizon - Greenville Campus||UPMC Horizon|