Category Archives: Track Chairs

Honoring Our Veterans With The Gift Of Mobility!

Retired Army Corp. Bucky Johnson has not been able to explore her own back yard since an accident in 2011 left her paralyzed. This fall, the Hotes Foundation delivered her a gift that promises to change that.

“First time I’ve been able to get out in nature again,” she told us the moment she first rode her new all-terrain Track Chair, courtesy of the Hotes Foundation. “I can’t tell you how good this feels. It’s awesome!”

Bucky was one of several veterans who received a custom-built Track Chair from the Hotes Foundation this fall.

Q & A with a Young Track Chair Volunteer

Alex Arciniega is a bright, cheerful, energetic 17-year-old college freshman. Her sister, Roxanne, is a boisterous, funny, 12-year-old middle school student. This past summer, both girls volunteered with the Hotes Foundation to deliver specially designed tracked wheelchairs to five wounded veterans. It was Roxanne’s second time as a track chair volunteer, and Alex’s first. Along...