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December 21, 2022
JTF x ALTSO: Meet Thongsouk
"My name is Thongsouk, 16 years old, I live in Luangprabang province with my parents in a one-story house, there are 6 people in my family and I am...
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February 3, 2022
Board Member Ray McKenzie Interviewed by Rachel Kelso on Chicago's 97.1The Drive
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December 13, 2021
Ending 2021 With Gratitude
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April 1, 2021
Remembering Why
While in Indonesia in the late 1990’s, I was eating dinner on the patio of a restaurant. I was so tired, having just spent the last two days fighting...
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March 5, 2021
Get to Know: A.J. Warco, Director of Programs
The NextGen Club is launching a new blog series: Get to Know. We want you to get to know the people and passion behind ALTSO’s efforts. First up,...
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December 21, 2020
Helping our CoolKids in good times and in bad
With so much outside of our control, one thing has continued to inspire us every day this year: the power we have to impact someone else’s life.
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November 30, 2020
Giving Tuesday - So Much More Than Just a Day To Donate To Charity.
Highlighting ALTSO’s 2020 Impact Each year here at ALTSO we put our thinking caps on as the holiday season draws near to come up with our “Giving...
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November 28, 2020
Wheelchairs Customized for Kids in the Developing World
According to the World Health Organization, around 1% of the world population is in need of a wheelchair. That's a staggering 65 million people...
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November 2, 2020
Polyproplyene from A-Z
Our mission is to provide our CoolKids around the world with three essential needs - prosthetic limbs, orthotic braces, and appropriately fitted...
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September 28, 2020
Reflecting on my time as a Board Member
My favorite A Leg to Stand On moment in the last 18 ½ years is the second time I went to Ahmedabad, Gujarat with co-Founders Mead Wells and Dr....
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July 14, 2020
While the world changes: Our responsibility to one another and our CoolKids
Every single one of us, in every corner of the world, has been impacted by COVID-19. As we navigate the new environment this pandemic has created,...
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