TetraSki Partner: Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah
The Division of PM&R at the University of Utah is a rapidly growing academic program. Our division enjoys a collaborative and integrated work environment through close association with prominent orthopaedic, neurosurgery, and radiology departments. The Tetradapt Team that created the TetraSki are staff at PM&R and we're excited to support this great effort.
Welcome to the TetraSki Fundraiser!
By Tetradapt Community
Developed at the University of Utah
Speed, precision and excitement are not usually associated with life after a catastrophic injury or illness. It is now. The TetraSki represents technology that has finally caught up to the dreams we have had for individuals with complex physical disabilities. It is no longer necessary to just be a dependent participant in a partially adapted recreational activity.
The TetraSki is the world’s first independent alpine sit-ski for any physical disability and it is ready for wide-scale deployment. The TetraSki provides independent turning and speed variability through the use of a joystick and/or breath control, allowing the skier to operate the TetraSki safely, with a high degree of performance and independence
Adaptive ski programs across the United States trialed the TetraSki during the 2018-19 ski season and believe that it is both a revolutionary and a must-have device.
JOINING TOGETHER FOR ONE CAMPAIGN
Instead of many adaptive programs designing individual funding efforts over the next few years to acquire the TetraSki, we are taking a different approach to distribution. We are hosting one powerful, nationwide fundraising campaign in an effort to provide the adaptive community with the TetraSkis they need right now.
Through the nonprofit Tetradapt Community, the TetraSkis will be leased for FREE to motivated adaptive ski programs and will be packaged with advanced training and the appropriate support to keep the machines operating safely. A lease encourages an ongoing partnership between manufacturer and user to continuously improve the product and identify/recruit individuals with complex physical disabilities who do not currently realize their capacity to excel as advanced, independent athletes.
Your support will be used exclusively to fund TetraSkis, training, repairs and shipping to adaptive programs.
HOW TO DONATE
1. Scroll down and choose a Support Level. Or choose the orange Contribute button and type in your custom amount.
2. You may also choose to donate toward one of our partner programs. Choose the program above in the scroll bar or choose a program during checkout.
3. If you prefer to donate by check, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHO WE ARE
Tetradapt Community is a 501c3 nonprofit organization working closely with the Rehabilitation Center, the College of Mechanical Engineering, and the College of Computer Science at the University of Utah to build, distribute and support assistive technology products, such as the TetraSki. Your contribution is considered tax deductible.
Your contribution is considered tax deductible.
SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA & EMAIL
We know this ambitious fundraiser can only be successful if hundreds, possibly thousands, of people pitch in. Please considering sharing this fundraising campaign on Facebook, Twitter, and in personal emails.
Email is at email@example.com
Select A Support Level
$25Making a DifferenceEvery dollar we raise makes a difference in someone's life. We'll add your name to the Tetradapt website as a Special Donor. Plus, you'll be showered with blessings and good will for your generous contribution!
$50Special DonorYour donation sponsors the technology for a full-day of skiing for an individual with physical disabilities. One day in the TetraSki can change someone's world. Plus, we'll add your name to the Tetradapt website as a Special Donor.
$100Special Donor x 2Your donation sponsors the technology for 2 full-ski days for an individual with physical disabilities. This is seriously a game-changer. Plus, we'll add your name to the Tetradapt website as a Special Donor.
$250Bronze DonorYour donation sponsors the technology for 5 days of skiing for an individual with physical disabilities. This is the ultimate feel-good contribution. Plus, we'll add your name to the Tetradapt website as a Bronze Medal Donor.
$700Bronze Donor PLUSYour donation sponsors the technology for an ENTIRE week of skiing for an individual with physical disabilities. We'll add your name to the Tetradapt website as a Bronze Medal Donor and we will send you a personalized thank you.
$3,000Silver Donor - 1 monthYour donation helps sponsor a TetraSki to be available for one winter month with one of our adaptive partner programs. We'll add your name to the Tetradapt website as a Silver Medal Donor and we will send you a personalized thank you.
$12,000Gold Donor - 1 seasonYour donation helps sponsor a TetraSki to be available for THREE months with one of our approved partner programs. Your name will be added to the Tetradapt website as a Gold Medal Donor, you'll get a specialized thank you, and a TetraSki will have your name (or a dedication) etched in it forever.
$50,000VIP Donor - Pay it Forward x 2Your donation sponsors one TetraSki for 2 entire seasons with an approved and verified TetraSki partner program of your choosing and another partner chosen by the TetraSki Team. We invite you to meet the team behind the ski for a showcase and dinner. Your name will be etched in both skis forever.
$100,000VIP Donor - Stretch Goal!Your donation sponsors one TetraSki for 5 entire seasons with an approved and verified TetraSki partner program of your choosing and another partner chosen by the TetraSki Team. We invite you to meet the team behind the ski for a showcase and dinner. Your name will be etched in both skis forever.
Groups and individuals raising money for the same goal.
|Adaptive Sports Partners||6||$1,272|
|Adaptive Sports Program New Mexico||0||$0|
|National Sports Center for the Disabled||0||$0|
|New England Disabled Sports||1||$53|
|Steamboat Adaptive Recreation Sports||0||$0|
|University of Utah Division of PM&R||3||$232|