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Barr Foundation, The


Eva J. Hughes
136 NE Olive Way
Boca Raton, FL 33432
United States

561-391-7601 (Phone)
561-391-7601 (Fax)

Eva J. Hughes, Director
136 NE Olive Way
Boca Raton, FL 33432
United States

561-391-7601 (Phone)
561-391-7601 (Fax)

Type of Organization

ID: 38-22051999
Type: 501C-3

Service Areas

Regions: Africa, North America, Central America, Middle East, Asia, South America
Countries: United States, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Phillipines, Guyana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras, Cuba,Columbia,Ecuador,Gautemala
Age Group: Adults, Children
Fees Charged: Sometimes

Services Provided

Prosthetic Fitting, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication
There is a facility/physical building for patient care at the specified location.
Accomodations for volunteers near or at the specified location.


Financial Assistance

Volunteers: Prosthetists, Technicians, Physicians

Materials, Components, and Equipment: New, Disassembled, Equipment, Used, Medical Supplies, Other: components

General Background Information

Historical Information
Founded in 1978 by William G. Barr
Total volunteers to date: 400
Annual average volunteer participation: 100-150
Total recipients of care to date: 1200 +
Annual average recipients of care: 100-200
This organization has a business/financial relationship with another Non-Profit organization.

Financial Information
Organization provides partial funding for volunteers.
Volunteer does NOT need to raise individual funds for all expenses.
Currently and Historically, the organization's funding and contributions have come from:
        Business: 40%
        Individuals: 10%
        Personal: 50%

Mission Statement
To reach out to people who have experienced limb loss, who lack finacial resources and do not qualify for any other funding assistance, and to provide those individuals with assistance in obtaining appropriate and qualified prosthetic fitting and rehabilitation to live productive and active lives with dignity.

Additional Information & Comments

Specific needs include : tax deductible donations, donated prosthetic supplies, community professionals / technicians to provide fittings, and funding for purchasing components at a discount.

All donations and contributions, both monetary and in kind, are acknowledged as tax deductible donations to the full extent permitted by law,upon receipt.
Memorials ,Honoriams,charitible annunities and sponsorships are graciously accepted .

This organization has endorsed the ISPO Code of Conduct for International Non-Governmental Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Mobility Assistance.

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