(MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) — Disaboom, Inc. (OTCBB: DSBO), the first online community for people living with or directly affected by disabilities or Functional limitations, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, J.W. Roth, has donated 75,000 shares of stock to non-profit organizations in its community, including Life Rolls On Foundation and The Miami Project.
“We are extremely grateful for the partnerships we have with non-profit organizations, such as Life Rolls On and The Miami Project, as their participation has contributed to the successful launch of disaboom.com in 2007,” said J.W. Roth, Chairman and CEO of Disaboom. “I wanted to give back to these elite organizations because they have given so much to Disaboom by working with us to meet the needs of the Disability community, their families and friends through our combined knowledge of resources.”
Life Rolls On Foundation (LRO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury. Through this partnership, Disaboom became the 2007 Umbrella Sponsor and has been the presenting sponsor of numerous LRO events, including the 4th Annual Night by the Ocean Dinner and Auction, 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and US Open of Surfing Expression Session.
“We are pleased to introduce Disaboom as a valuable resource for our community,” said Josh Billauer, Chairman of the Board for Life Rolls On. “Disaboom has demonstrated its sincere commitment to the disabled community and we are delighted to welcome them as one of our featured corporate partners.”
The Miami Project is the world’s largest, most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center. With over 200 doctors, scientists and clinicians affiliated with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the Miami Project has made unparalleled and spectacular findings in its efforts to find a cure generating hope for millions of people worldwide paralyzed by spinal cord injury. The Buoniconti family established The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, a non-profit organization devoted to assisting The Miami Project achieve its national and international goals. The Buoniconti Fund serves as the national fundraising arm of The Miami Project designed to complement the scientific accomplishments of The Miami Project by generating high levels of awareness and funds.
Disaboom, Inc. was founded to develop the first interactive online community dedicated to constantly improving the way people with disabilities or functional limitations live their lives. It will also serve as a comprehensive online resource not only for people living with such conditions, but also their immediate families and friends, caregivers, recreation and Rehabilitation providers, and employers. There are more than 54 million American adults living with disabilities or functional limitations today in the United States alone. Founded and designed by doctors and fellow disaboomers to meet this untapped market’s specific needs, disaboom.com brings together content and tools ranging from specialized health information to social networking to daily living resources, in a single interactive site.
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