Gathering Strength Fund

 Accessible Fitness and Wellness for People with Disabling Conditions




Picture 1:  The  Community Fitness and Wellness program at Frazier Rehab Institute offers a wide variety of wheelchair accessible cardiovascular equipment including SCI Fit, Vitaglide, Nustep, and cycling and rowing ergometers

Picture 2: Nine wheelchair accessible strength training stations, which include a “smart card” system to keep track of workouts and progress.

Picture 3: Locomotor Training uses a body weight support and treadmill system in combination with manual assistance from trained staff to help clients with repetitive stepping and standing exercises. 

The Gathering Strength Fund supports the Community Fitness and Wellness (CFW) program at Frazier Rehab Institute.   The CFW is an innovative program, unique in our region, that provides lifelong therapeutic exercise opportunities for people with disabling conditions.  It operates much like a fitness gym, but has a wide variety of wheelchair-accessible cardiovascular and strength training equipment, and offers innovative therapeutic techniques such as locomotor training and functional electrical stimulation.  The Community Fitness and Wellness Program also provides important psycho-social benefits to its members.  Interacting in a welcoming setting, with people in like circumstances, can mean the difference between debilitating depression and hope.

To learn more about the Community Fitness and Wellness program at Frazier Rehab Institute

 Thanks to Superior Van & Mobility for its generous donation!

Individuals who would like to make a cash donation can make their check payable to the Community Foundation of Louisville and write Gathering Strength Fund in the memo line, and mail the check to:
Community Foundation of Louisville
325 W. Main Street, Suite 1110
Louisville, KY 40202
Individuals who would like to make a stock gift can contact Controller James Hill at or 502-855-6949 for stock transfer instructions.
You may make a secure credit card donation to support the Gathering Strength Fund below. (* denotes a required field). 100% of your donation goes to the charitable purpose of the fund.
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Kate Biagi-Rickert
Director of Stewardship
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Michael Pfaff
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Elise Waddell
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