Some Helpful Wheelin’ & Dealin’

You might be ready to do some Wheelin’ & Dealin’.

If you are looking to buy or sell new or used equipment — wheelchairs, scooters, vans, recliners with motorized lifts, transfer benches and much more – that benefit people with various types of disabilities, impairments or health challenges, a good place to start is

The online forum, courtesy of charitable nonprofit NDAD, is free to access and easy to use for both buyers and sellers. Check it out today.

NDAD also welcomes equipment donations for use in its popular short-term equipment loan program.

In 2011, NDAD loaned 614 items of equipment free of charge for periods of up to three months to people with health challenges around North Dakota. NDAD is on pace to exceed that number considerably; nearly 250 items were loaned in April, May and June of this year alone.

Charitable contributions of money or property to NDAD may be deducted when you do your taxes, provided you itemize your deductions.

Learn more by calling NDAD toll-free at 1 (800) 532-6323 (-NDAD), or call or visit one of its offices:

  • Fargo – (701) 281-8215; 21 N. University Drive
  • Minot – (701) 838-8414; 1808 20th Ave. S.E.
  • Williston – (701) 774-0741 or – 0444; 514 Reclamation Drive
  • Grand Forks – (701) 775-5577; 2660 S. Columbia Road

NDAD also welcomes and appreciates donations, either made online at or mailed to: NDAD, 2660 S. Columbia Road, Grand Forks, ND 58201.