AHC Facebook Page AHC Twitter Account AHC YouTube Channel

  • For me, Advanced Home Care provides a concentrator and “at home” fill machine, as well as the nebulizer and “pocketbook” tanks. The rep who delivered the equipment went over everything with my daughter and I. They answered all our questions and offered some suggestions – such as the use of a water bottle with the […]

Translate Site

Giving the Gift of Mobility Worldwide

Wheelchair Donation
After a few quick emails and a single phone call, the donation of 74 wheelchairs was set in motion. Advanced Home Care welcomed representatives of The Joni and Friends International Disability Center (IDC) to its corporate headquarters in High Point, NC on Thursday March 3, 2011 to donate the wheelchairs. The Joni and Friends IDC will distribute all 74 wheelchairs to Wheels for the World, an organization that collects, restores and then distributes free wheelchairs for children and adults in developing countries throughout the world.

Janna Syester, Occupational Therapist for Advanced Home Care’s Concord branch noticed a call for wheelchair donations in Senior Grapevine – a community email bulletin she receives that is dedicated to senior-related activities and events in the Iredell County area. She sent an email to leadership in the corporate office to see if Advanced Home Care would be willing to donate any wheelchairs to Wheels for the World.

Advanced Home Care’s Warehouse Manager, Chuck Dreier, looked into his equipment inventory and identified 74 wheelchairs to donate to the cause. In a matter of days after notifying Janna, Chuck met with David Lanzer and Perrin Tysor from Joni and Friends to coordinate the delivery of these chairs.

Joel Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Home Care, states, “Advanced Home Care is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen. I am proud that we were able to partner with The Joni and Friends International Disability Center and Wheels for the World to extend our commitment globally, and provide mobility to the people in this world who need it.”

In keeping with this commitment, Advanced Home Care provided over $22.7 million of community benefit in 2010 within a four-state service area of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. This community benefit included uncompensated care, corporate and employee donations and volunteer efforts totaling over 6,000 hours that contributed to the health and welfare of these communities.

 Mills added, “I’m also extremely proud to have employees like Janna Syester and Chuck Dreier, who see a social need that we can positively impact as an organization, and then work together to make it happen. Our employees are the heart of this company.”

© 2019 Advanced Home Care | Media Files | Sitemap | Comments | Public Beta v.2a

Notice of Non-Discrimination: As a recipient of Federal finance assistance, Advanced Home Care, Inc. does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color,national origin, disability, or age in admission to, participation in, or in receipt of the services and benefits under which any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Advanced Home Care, Inc. directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Advanced Home Care, Inc. arranges to carry out its programs and activities.