Össur partners with a wide range of organizations around the globe.
World-class sprinter, first-time triathlete, competitive cyclist, marathon runner – the partnership of Challenged Athletes Foundation and Össur has helped amputees add these remarkable titles to their resumes. Through grants, training, prosthetics and equipment needs, the partnership opens doors every day for athletic greatness.
For more information on CAF visit: http://www.challengedathletes.org/
Education is equally important when it comes to pursuing a Life Without Limitations. Which is why Össur supports the efforts of the Amputee Coalition, a national U.S. non-profit formed in 1989 to offer continued education, mentoring, peer support and consumer advocacy. In 2011, Össur joined forces with the Amputee Coalition and Johns Hopkins University to create a unprecedented, nationwide program to help prosthetists address the emotional needs of people with limb loss. The program is an example of the type of innovative partnerships that are needed to better address the health care needs of amputees.
For more information on ACA visit: http://www.amputee-coalition.org/
Based in Hong Kong, the Stand TALL charity organization provides high-end prosthetic devices and rehabilitation to victims of the Sichuan earthquake which devastated the Chinese community in 2008. Össur and Stand TALL are committed to providing long-term care to children who are active and growing and therefore need to rely on advanced prosthetic devices to realize their full potential.
For more information on Stand TALL visit: http://www.standtallchina.org/
Össur has been a proud supporter of the Iceland Disabled Sports Association for over ten years and was the main sponsor of the European Disabled Swimming Championships held in Iceland in October 2009.
For more information on Iceland Disabled Sports visit: http://www.ifsport.is/