Funding Sources in Alabama
Angel Flight is the original volunteer pilot organization serving those who reside in or are traveling to or through the states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Carolinas since 1983. However, they know angels everywhere, and can coordinate with other volunteer pilot organizations within the Air Care Alliance to work with, when needs extend beyond their reach. www.angelflightsoars.org
The Butterfly Fund is facilitated by the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children to provide direct financial assistance to needy families of children and young adults with brain and spinal cord tumors for items not covered by other means. Birmingham's Children's Hospital is an approved facility. http://www.curethekids.org/family-resources/emergency-financial-assistance/#.Xm0wYUBFzA0
CASA Of Marshall County
Skilled volunteer teams build wheelchair ramps free of charge. These ramps are custom designed on-site to accommodate each residence and terrain, and to meet all applicable building codes and regulations.
Easter Seals of Birmingham Area not only offers Camp ASCCA, Pediatric Therapy Programs and Adult Vocational Training; they also have The Medical Assistance Grant Program that assists individuals and families in paying for the medical requirements of children and adults who have disabilities and are unable to provide for their own needs. www.eastersealsbham.org
Family Support offers Individual & Family Support in all counties in AL. They offer a Home Modification Program, Special Holiday Assistance and Food For Life Program. www.famsupport.com
Kid One Transport provides transportation to medical, dental, and mental health care services for children and expectant mothers who are transportation disadvantaged. www.kidone.org
Magic Moments fulfills the non-medical wishes of chronically ill children in AL. www.magicmoments.org
Marty Lyons Foundation Applications will be accepted for “special wishes” only for children chronologically aged three (3) through seventeen (17) years. Children must also reside, or be receiving medical treatment in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. https://martylyonsfoundation.org/
Mercy Flight Southeast
Coordinates missions to fly organ transplant candidates, people involved in clinical trials, chemotherapy or other repetitive treatment, victims of abuse seeking relocation, families receiving help from Ronald McDonald Houses, Shriners Hospitals and many other charities, disabled or sick children to special summer camp programs, disaster relief and for many other humanitarian reasons.
The Methodist Men's Ministry
Primary project is the building of wheelchair ramps for people in Escambia County.
Rebuild Together Central Alabama is a non profit organization that repairs the homes at no cost for low income, elderly and/or disabled homeowners.www.rtbama.org
Southern Disability Foundation The Ability Loan Program is an Alternative Financing Program for individuals with disabilities and their families to borrow money at a low-interest or extended-terms for the purchase of assistive technology, adaptive equipment and related services. http://www.sdfalabama.com/abilityloanprogram.html
Family Center on Technology and Disability is a GREAT search engine for local organizations. Here is the link for AL www.fctd.info/organizations?states%5B%5D=AL&org_t