Give The Gift Of Independence.
Wondering what to do with that old cane you no longer use in the closet? Is that drawer of used canes collecting dust and taking up space? Donate your old canes to the “You Cane Give” program. And turn that old cane into newfound independence for individuals in need.
We Need Your Help.
Let’s face it, we have it good in America. With the click of a button, we can order almost anything we need, including a cane. In countries like Mexico, China, India, and South Africa, people do not have access to the proper tools to empower independence and success.
Do not let your canes go to waste! “You Cane Give” allows you to help us give your used cane to a person far away who needs it!
"I feel so blessed to have received a new cane. it's like an early Christmas gift!"
“I am proud to have a new companion on stage with me.”
“This is not a simple stick or cane, but a very helpful one. I'm so proud having this cane and letting the whole world see that we can make it and build our dreams.”
“Dearest Jimmy, Wendy and Shep, Thank you for sending us white canes here in the Philippines!!! More power and God Bless you all.”
“We would like to extend our gratitude to the people who donated their canes. We cannot thank you enough for the love you have shared with us.”
“The kids are so excited to receive the canes. May these canes not only allow them to roam around the school freely, but also remind the children to assert their right to independence.“
"I'm so excited to use my new cane! The only problem is don't know what outfit to wear with such a stylish cane!"
"We are very thankful for the generosity that the You Cane Give Initiative have shown us. With these canes, we will show everyone around us that blindness never hinders anyone’s goals."
YCG's goal is to provide over 100 canes with extra tips and White Cane First Aid Kits to a school for the blind and organization in Liberia. Here are some pix and videos of what folks are using now to try to be independent. Our contact in Liberia shared the following:...
Check out this video from South Africa. Chris Ventor and Jim Paradiso helped us deliver 105 canes, 80 solar-powered, talking Bibles with a mobility training guide, and 34 eye protective glasses for folks with light sensitivity (albinism and other eye disorders). This...
After recent vacations, we opened packages of You Cane Give donations containing a total of 109 canes and 12 tips from very generous people! A huge thanks to Student Services District #203 in Naperville, Illinois; Lisa Brann in Warsaw, Virginia; Lion Bill Graham in...
May has been a busy month for YCG! In May, we dispersed over 100 canes, tips, eye protection glasses, and White Cane First Aid kits! We also received some goods as donations. Thank you to those who are set up with our monthly donor program (via Paypal)! We met with...
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