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Mackinac County Loan Programs

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Cities in this County: Mackinac Island, Saint Ignace

C-L-M Community Action Human Authority, Inc. Community Building

405 Newberry Ave.
Newberry, MI 49868

Phone Number: 906-632-3363 Sault Ste. Marie
906-293-5621 Newberry

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Counties Served

Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac

Requirements

Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac County Residents

Equipment

High-rise toilet seats, commodes, walkers and wheelchairs. Please call first to check for availability. Donations are gladly accepted.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

SAIL Disability Network of the U.P.

1200 Wright St., Ste A
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone Number: 906-228-5744
Toll Free 800-379-7245

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: carolynb@upsail.com

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Counties Served

Keweenaw, Houghton, Baraga, Iron, Ontonagon, Gogebic, Marquette, Dickinson, Menominee, Delta, Alger, Schoolcraft, Luce, Chippewa, Mackinac

Requirements

Must be an Upper Peninsula Resident

Equipment

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY - Matching individuals with technology to increase or maintain independence and assisting with acquiring funding for technology.
Accessibility:Solving accessibility challenges in the home or workplace.

Lending Period

Tahquamenon Area Senior Citizen Thrift Store

113 West Helen St.
Newberry, MI 49868

Phone Number: (906) 293-8891

Website:

Hours

Monday - Saturday 11:00am - 3:50pm

Counties Served

Alger, Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac, Schoolcraft

Requirements

All people of any age. Minimal charge for most items, free in cases of severe financial hardship, upon request for assistance by FIA, fire or other disasters.
There is a $5.00 rental fee/item to borrow equipment.

Equipment

Wheelchairs, Commodes,Crutches, etc. Please call to check for availability. Donations gladly accepted.

Lending Period

ALS Association - Michigan Chapter

West Michigan Office
678 Front Ave NW., Suite 177
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

East Michigan Office
675 East Big Beaver Rd., Suite 207
Troy, MI 48083

Phone Number: West Michigan Office:616-459-1900
East Michigan Office:248-680-6540

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: fightals@alsa-michigan.org

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Persons diagnosed with ALS

Equipment

Medical Equipment and Augmentative Communication Devices Loan Program - Please call our office for more information. Donations are gladly accepted. Volunteers are welcome.

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan
(Provides Financial loans for Purchasing Medical Equipment and assistive technology)

3496 East Lake Lansing Road, Suite 170
East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone Number: 800-828-2714 (Michigan only)
517-203-1200 ext. 303 (Brenda)

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: ucp@ucpmichigan.org

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Individuals with any form of disability living in Michigan

Equipment

(This organization does not loan or accept medical equipment. They provide financial support for purchasing equipment.) Michigan Assistive Technology Loan Fund and Michigan Employment Loan Fund. Please call 517-203-1200 ext. 303

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Michigan CPAP Bank

University of Michigan
C 712 Med Inn Building
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5845

Phone Number: 734-232-3964

Website:

Email Address: helenas@med.umich.edu

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Prescription and a Copy of Sleep Study is Required
We are unable to provide education regarding PAP therapy for non- University of Michigan patients.

Equipment

Machines: CPAP, BiPAP, Auto CPAP, Auto BiPAP, ASV, AVAPS and other 'PAP' machines.
CPAP Supplies: Masks, Tubing, and other related supplies

We are no longer accepting donations of CPAP machines, but donations of CPAP supplies (masks, tubing, filters, humidifier chambers, etc.) are gladly accepted. CPAP supplies must be new and in unopened sealed bags.
Donations may be dropped off or mailed to
University of Michigan
C 712 Med Inn Building
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5845
If you are dropping off a donation please go to the 7th floor.
(We are unable to accept Nebulizers.)

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Buddy-to-Buddy
Volunteer Veteran Program

2025 Traverwood Dr., Suite C
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 USA

Phone Number: 1-888-822-8339

Website:

Facebook:

Email Address: buddytobuddyvvp@umich.edu

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Buddy-to-Buddy serves primarily Post-9/11 service members and veterans, however, we will assist any Michigan veteran in need when possible.

Equipment

The Buddy-to-Buddy Program does not provide medical equipment. The program provides peer support from a fellow veteran who is trained to provide linkage to appropriate local, state, and federal resources for service members and veterans.

Lending Period

N/A

ALS of Michigan

24359 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48075

Phone Number: 800-882-5764

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

ALS ( Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and PLS patients only

Equipment

Canes, Communication Devices, Wheelchair Ramps, Manual Wheelchairs, Power Wheelchairs, Wheelchair Cushions, Shower Chairs, Commodes, Bedside Tables, Transfer Boards, Walkers, Transfer Chairs, Recliner Lift Chairs,Hoyer Lifts, eating utensils, etc.

Lending Period

There is no charge for ALS and PLS patients to borrow equipment. Equipment may be borrowed for as long as needed.

Muscular Dystrophy Association

GREATER MICHIGAN
2133 University Park Drive #400
Okemos, MI 48864

DETROIT AREA
950 Stephenson Highway, Suite 209
Troy, MI

Phone Number:
GREATER MICHIGAN: ( 517) 706-0348
DETROIT AREA: (734) 416-7076

Website:

Hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Must have a neuromuscular disease covered by the organization. (Go to MDA.org for a list of diseases covered.)

Equipment

The Muscular Dystrophy Association operates medical equipment loaner closets in Michigan. This program offers medical equipment, as available, for loan at no charge to registered patients for as long a period as is needed. To find an MDA location near you please call 800-572-1717.

Lending Period

Project Freedom

500 temple Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone Number: 734-240-2565 or 810-632-0596

Website:

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Michigan residents with limited mobility who do not have insurance or assets to pay for a lift system. Referral helpful.

Equipment

Lends overhead home lifts

Lending Period

As Long As Needed

Binson's Home Health Care Centers NFL Former Players Medical Equipment Loan Closet

Phone Number: 586-755-2300

Website:

Hours

M-F: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

NFL former players. You will need a valid state ID, valid NFL Former Players Union Identification Card or NFL Alumni card

Equipment

James Binson, and the staff at Binson's Home Health Care Centers are pleased to announce a partnership with retired NFL players supplying them with much needed medical equipment by way of a Loan Closet.

Lending Period

C. P. Daily Living
Journal & Resources for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Website:

Facebook:

Counties Served

All Counties

Requirements

Equipment

Please click on the website link for helpful advice on equipment, as well as resources for equipment. CP Daily Living is designed to give families and caregivers dealing with CP a central place for practical information and resources within the context of an emotionally-supportive community. They are a central news source offering the latest information about CP advocacy, research, and international events.

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Easter Seals Michigan AgrAbility

4065 Saladin Drive S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Phone Number: 1-800-956-4106

Website:

Email Address: NStoller@essmichigan.org

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Farmers With Disabilities

Equipment

ESM-AgrAbility staff helps farm operations adjust to and manage disabling conditions, such as, arthritis, chronic back pain, joint injuries, amputations, spinal cord injuries, hearing loss and any other condition that may limit a farmer’s ability to work.
Information and referral services and farm-site assessments are offered at no cost to the farmer. The cost of new equipment or modifications made to old equipment, the farm operation, or the farm home is typically covered through the state via Michigan Rehabilitation Services. ESM-AgrAbility staff will help the farmer navigate the state system to access these supporting funds.
Please click on the website link for more information.

Lending Period

Paralyzed Veterans of America/Michigan Chapter

40550 Grand River Ave.
Novi, MI 48375 USA

Phone Number: 800-638-6782

Website:

Facebook:

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Counties Served

All Michigan Counties

Requirements

Anyone in need is eligible

Equipment

Equipment Donation Program focuses on the needs of people with spinal cord injury or disease. We only accept items that help people with mobility issues. For example, we accept donations of wheelchairs, power chairs, adaptive sports equipment, hoists, lifts, and other items that help people who cannot easily move.

Lending Period

You may keep the equipment as long as necessary

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place

Phone Number: 410-659-9314

Website:

Counties Served

All Counties

Requirements

Equipment

Visit our website at www.nfb.org for an application, and resource information.

Lending Period