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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

White Cane Repair Service for the Blind

Who hasn't had a cane that lost it's grip? You know, the band inside your folding cane decides to break, right in the middle of a walk or while you're heading to work? What do you do with it now?

I received the following information in an email and wanted to share it with all of you. Now, we finally have some place to send that broken cane!

"We can fix your broken cane! We replace grips, reflective tape, elastic cords, tips, tubes, and more!"

"Our mission is to repair the widest variety of white canes at the lowest costs on behalf of low-income persons. Just call and we will make arrangements to have your cane refurbished. Our team will work hard to have your cane sent back to you as quickly as possible."

"We also recycle used canes and donate them to people in need. Personal Checks and money orders are accepted. Please don’t send cash."

"When you're ready, please send your cane to the address below. Remember, it can be sent Free Matter for the Blind. Call us for additional information."

PO BOX 812174
Phone: 213-448-2365

1 comment:

Kathy Blackburn said...

The website, has unlabeled links and no content. I wonder if the service still exists?

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