Dunham Family members Honored with Superior 5 Tour Vehicle

HURRICANE, Utah, Feb. 17, 2021 (World NEWSWIRE) — The Wounded Warriors Spouse and children Support Significant 5 Tour 2020 was postponed due to COVID-19. That did not stop the nonprofit from fulfilling its mission of more than a decade of offering.

Wounded Warriors Household Assist offered Caleb and Christina Dunham of Hurricane, Utah, with a 2021 Chevy Traverse mobility-outfitted auto Tuesday. Caleb is retired from the U.S. Army, the place he served energetic duty from 2006-11. He was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan prior to a health care retirement.

The Traverse will assist the Dunham’s transport their 9-calendar year-outdated son Calen Dunham, who suffers from 3 uncommon genetic abnormalities.

“Calen was born early at 24 months,” Christina explained. “Doctors initially advised us he will be blind. He will be deaf. He will be a vegetable. He is none of those people.”

Having said that, Calen has lost his capability to speak. Owing to muscle weak spot, Calen struggles with every day tasks. He makes use of a Spirit Auto Seat to sit up in the course of rides in the family’s Chevy Tahoe that has an inconvenient 6-inch elevate. The Dunham’s also have a 4-calendar year-aged son Luke Dunham, who has been identified with autism, nervousness and a speech delay.

“We generate this for the reason that it has room for the double stroller for the boys, as Calen tires rapidly and gets weak going for walks extended distances owing to his health care ailment,” Christina reported. “A distinctive vehicle will aid us care for the young ones and assist me greatly with the tax lifting has on my physique and the psychological be concerned that I won’t be in a position to raise my boys and get myself into the auto.”

Wounded Warriors Spouse and children Aid CEO and President Kate McCauley had the Traverse shipped to the Dunham’s. The Significant Five Tour car functions a ramp. Upcoming modifications will be made to the Traverse as required.

“The Dunham family members has struggled with the COVID-19 pandemic. Therapies were being reduce, and college was shut down,” McCauley said. “Christina has been a medical doctor, caregiver, mom and husband or wife with out a break. The Dunham’s have by no means had a new car or truck. This reward will give independence, aid and awesome encounters for a very deserving family members.”

Wounded Warriors Family members Support will hit the street once again in 2021 for its once-a-year Substantial 5 Tour. For the duration of the tour, a mobility-outfitted vehicle will journey during the region.

Kevin Schuster
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