The wheels4Esther campaign




The goal of the wheels4Esther campaign is to provide mobility and safety for Esther.

doug esther thumbnail2

Funds are being raised through SIM for:

  1. Costs not covered by insurance for a power wheelchair customized for Esther’s needs with tilt, recline, elevating legs, and seat elevator (estimated cost US$ 7,700)
  2. A gently used handicapped van (estimated cost US $40,000)

The Carolinas ALS and MDA Center is loaning us a power wheelchair until Esther’s new wheelchair becomes available.

Gifts to SIM designated for Christensen Ministry Account #010330 are tax deductible.

quantum q6 edgehandicapped van

In 2014 over one hundred and fifteen million dollars was raised for ALS research through a social media phenomenon called the“Ice Bucket Challenge.”    These funds were used to accelerate ALS research and treatment .  Thus far, some drugs have been identified to help slow the disease, but there is not yet a known cure.

ice bucket challenge

Recent Posts

The cure

The cure Currently there is not a cure for ALS. Esther is blessed by the care of Dr. Benjamin Rix Brooks, an internationally-known research physician specializing in ALS.  He and his team at the Carolinas ALS and MDA Clinic  provide excellent care for Esther.  They are dedicated to finding the cure through their research and clinical … Continue reading The cure

More Posts