Prosthetics for Puppies (and Other Pets, Too!)

Blogger Dogger’s Editorial Note: Hey everyone! Elliott here! I’m not sure if you’ve been watching the news lately, but there’s been some interesting developments in the world of prosthetics for pets. One story has been made into a book called “Beauty and the Beak” about an eagle with a prosthetic beak. [...]

By | 2017-06-27T20:33:27+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

Amputee Athletes Go For the Gold

Amputee Athletes Sport Prosthetic Limbs With An Edge For avid athletes new to limb loss, participating in competitive sports with a new prosthetic limb can feel challenging and awkward. “Sports after amputation” can seem discouraging at first, but we’re here to let you know that having a prosthesis is a just a different [...]

By | 2017-06-19T17:09:31+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

Donor Spotlight: Charity for Change

The first thing that might catch your eye should you visit Charity for Choice’s website is the tagline “Bringing character education to life.” This description encapsulates what this organization has been doing since 2008 when it was founded by President and C.E.O. Karen Conley. Conley describes Charity for Change as having a very [...]

By | 2017-06-13T17:42:22+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Looking Back: JTF, Haiti, & Children’s Prosthetics

The International Need for Children’s Prosthetics As the Jordan Thomas Foundation develops and grows, we look forward to helping others around the world achieve the same things everyone wants: equal mobility and independence. There is an international need to help young people who may benefit from children's prosthetics. After the 2010 earthquake in [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:43:17+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

Myoelectric Prosthetics: Where Tech and Prosthetics Meet

Super Developments in Myoelectric Prosthetics For a long time we’ve been infatuated with super beings built from a perfectly executed mix of normal human anatomy and impossibly powerful technology-driven artificial limbs and appendages. The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, RoboCop, Iron Man, and of course Terminator 2 (not the other ones [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:43:20+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

The True Cost of Prosthetic Limbs: What it Means For Families

The Cost of Prosthetic Limbs: For Some Families, Diagnosis is Only the First Hurdle The thing about a child…. They grow. How much does it cost to raise a child? The USDA states that it costs an average of $250,000, (not including pregnancy or college) to raise a baby to adulthood in America. [...]

By | 2017-04-11T22:36:53+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Blog, News|0 Comments

Foundation Spotlight – The Star That Burns Bright: Garrison Hayes

As a young boy, the age of six, Garrison Hayes’ life was changed forever. On an otherwise ordinary day, Garrison’s mother discovered the young boy inexplicably hopping around the house on his right leg. Curious, she inspected his left leg. No signs of trauma. Nothing overtly wrong- except for a strange tenderness in his [...]

By | 2017-02-07T17:59:17+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Jordan Thomas Knocks It Outta The Park!

One Man’s Journey to Thowing Out the First Pitch for The New York Yankees In homes across America, children are dreaming up visions of their future. Some imagine themselves as a famous entertainer. Some hope to blaze a trail of scientic discovery or medical healing. Many want to become acclaimed atheletes and sports [...]

By | 2017-02-07T17:59:23+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Jordan Thomas Foundation 10th Annual Golf Tournament – Hole Sponsorships only

Jordan Thomas Foundation 10th Annual Golf Tournament - Hole Sponsorships only Jordan Thomas Foundation 10th Annual Golf Tournament - Hole Sponsorships only WHAT: Jordan Thomas Foundation 10th Annual Golf Tournament WHEN: Sunday, September 26th, 2016 7:00 p.m. at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club   WHERE: Chattanooga Golf and Country Club Chattanooga, TN [...]

By | 2017-01-18T00:49:27+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, Fundraising, News|0 Comments

Jordan Thomas Foundation 2016 Low Country Boil

Jordan Thomas Foundation 2016 Low Country Boil Tenth annual Jordan Thomas Foundation event! WHAT: 10th Annual Low Country Boil WHEN: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 6:00 p.m. at Stratton Hall (new time) WHERE: Stratton Hall 3146 Broad Street Chattanooga, TN 37402 Admission: $50.00 Young Patron < 31 yrs old $85.00 Patron - General seating [...]

By | 2017-01-18T00:54:50+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, Fundraising, News|0 Comments