Electric Bike Technologies is Donating Its Popular Liberty Trike to Children with a Rare Neuromuscular Disease | State

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa., Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Electrical Bike Applied sciences, Inc. (EBT), the maker of the Liberty Trike, a novel folding and active-mobility tricycle, introduced right now that will probably be donating 10 Liberty Trikes to youngsters with a uncommon neuromuscular illness known as Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).

SMA is a genetic dysfunction that begins within the central nervous system and impacts all of the muscle tissues within the physique. As a result of degenerative nature of the illness, infants, youngsters and adults with SMA will expertise a decline in muscle power over time though the speed and severity can differ amongst people.

Liberty Trike permits youngsters with SMA, and others with comparable bodily challenges, to have a variety of impartial mobility not simply discovered within the medical mobility machine realm.

“Youngsters with SMA deserve a greater mobility choice. And their mother and father, that give the whole lot to make their youngsters’s lives higher, may use a bit assist,” stated Jason Kraft, CEO at Electrical Bike Applied sciences.

EBT’s resolution to donate the trikes began final yr when Kimberly Heinrich, the mom of Allison, an 11-year-old woman with SMA emailed the corporate for recommendation on any electrical trike which may assist Allison get some a lot wanted bodily remedy and sustain together with her siblings on household bike rides.

Kim stated, “She must ‘use it’ or she’ll lose it… it is the motto of those youngsters attempting to take care of mobility, and freedom in opposition to a merciless illness. This isn’t simply train however social fairness, that she issues simply as a lot as her brothers and different friends. I’ll do the whole lot I can to assist make it occur for her.”

Every week later Kim and Allison had been in EBT’s warehouse exterior Philadelphia for a take a look at trip. “I’ve by no means seen anybody take to any of our electrical trikes the way in which Allison took to the Liberty Trike,” stated Kraft. “I used to be moved by Allison however one thing larger hit me like a ton of bricks that day. I’ve three youngsters near Allison’s age and it was crystal clear that Kim would sacrifice something to enhance Allison’s high quality of life. At that second, I knew we weren’t solely going to assist Allison, however we had been going to assist Kim too.”

Electrical Bike Applied sciences is dedicated to donating 10 Liberty Trikes to deserving households in 2020 and plans on doubling that quantity in 2021. EBT has enlisted Kimberly Heinrich to assist in that effort and on the time of this press launch, 4 of the primary ten recipients have been chosen. Kim is tough at work discovering the following six.

Liberty Trike is a part of Electrical Bike Applied sciences, Inc., an organization that makes a speciality of creating, manufacturing and distributing reasonably priced high-quality electrical bicycle drive methods, motors, batteries, elements, and equipment.

To study extra, go to Cure SMA
Hearken to Jason Kraft, on the Greg Gutfeld Podcast
Go to Electric Bike Technologies
Go to Liberty Trike

Robert Irving