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July 20, 2022
Rocktoberfest Event Series Returns Live in Chicago and NYC this October!
 After two years of successful virtual events, A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO)  is excited to return to live rock and roll with their 11th Annual...
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April 13, 2022
Serving Children Impacted by Conflict
From May 2-8, we're moving 5,000 miles and raising $30,000 to fund our newest program serving children in Vietnam, which ranks in the top 10...
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February 24, 2022
From assessment to delivery: the stages of providing a prosthetic limb
The journey to mobility starts with you. When you make a donation, our CoolKids around the world begin their journey to achieving life-changing...
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June 30, 2021
Providing Free Mobility Care to Children in War-Torn Afghanistan
Four decades of war and civil unrest have left Afghanistan’s healthcare infrastructure woefully inadequate to care for its population. Healthcare for...
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June 2, 2021
Our responsibility continues: navigating COVID19 surges in developing countries
Last July, we wrote about our response to the reopening of our 11 medical programs across Asia and Africa, each of which, like the rest of the world,...
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May 27, 2021
Changing Kids' Lives with Free Mobility Care. Our Partnership with GetBak in India.
Home to the largest democracy in the world, India is the second most populous country and 10th largest economy in the world. However, it continues to...
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April 28, 2021
Working Together in Somaliland: Our partnership with DAN
In 2015, we began to expand our reach to Africa. Based on extensive research, Diversity Action Network's (DAN's) track record, and the overwhelming...
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March 26, 2021
Changing the lives of children with limb disabilities in Pakistan
In 2011, after a record fundraising year, we were excited to expand our program reach to new areas of the world in order reach a greater number of...
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February 14, 2021
Providing Free Orthopedic Care to Kids Living with Limb Disabilities in Bali
In 2012, on a personal trip to surf in Bali, Indonesia, ALTSO's Director of Programs A.J. Warco learned of a small organization named Yakkum Bali...
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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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December 16, 2020
Polypropylene. As unique as every CoolKid.
Polyproplyene - Sourced Locally and Internationally We provide our programs with orthopedic-grade polypropylene sheets for fabricating both...
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