Victoria, B.C.’s Jeff Scott was named one of National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association’s “Local Heroes,” as part of National Mobility Awareness Month. Chrysler Group LLC is a major sponsor of National Mobility Awareness Month and donated the 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan which was specially converted for Scott’s use.
“It is hard to put into words just how liberating a new reliable vehicle will be,” Scott said. “I look forward to all the opportunities this van will help create in allowing me to connect with more individuals, helping me spread an attitude of gratitude. Thank you all for the incredibly steadfast support and encouragement!”
Scott not only overcame extreme hardships after his snowboarding accident which left him as a quadriplegic, he establish the Live It Love It Foundation which provides adaptive outdoor adventures to individuals with disabilities. Th3 new 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan will be used for Live It Love It Foundation causes and events.
“Over 18 million people in North America are living with restrictive mobility issues,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, Chrysler Canada. “Chrysler Group is pleased to help these individuals, whether through efforts like the Dodge Grand Caravan given to Jeff Scott for his inspiring tale, or via our AutoAbility program which reimburses consumers purchasing adaptive driving or passenger equipment for their new vehicle, up to $750.”