Medical Equipment Recycling Program

Medical Equipment Recycling Program [MERP]

The Center has assisted hundreds of consumers to enhance their independence by obtaining equipment from our Medical Equipment Recycling Program or MERP. Donations of equipment such as wheelchairs, shower chairs, walkers and Hoyer lifts etc. are made to the Center which we in turn give to individuals in need. 

The equipment is professionally cleaned, evaluated and eventually matched up to someone in need. Repairs will be made if needed and as funds are available, before giving the equipment away.

Equipment available through the MERP is 100% dependent upon what has been donated to the Center.

You can help!!

If you or someone you know no longer needs a piece of equipment please consider donating it to the Disability Achievement Center. Medical equipment can be costly.   Your donation could mean independence to someone in our community.  We will see that gets to an individual in need. A letter of receipt will be mailed to you.  All donations are tax-deductible.  For health and safety reasons we are unable to accept donations of medications or edible products.

We welcome the following donations in functioning condition:

Power chairs

Manual wheelchairs

Battery chargers



Commode chairs

Hoyer lifts

Vehicle lifts

Transfer benches

Porch lifts

Shower chairs

Adaptive exercise equipment

Chair lifts for stairs

Portable ramps



 Some equipment most commonly requested is transfer benches, shower chairs and vehicle lifts.

A copy of the official registration (CH5696) and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services on their website ( or by calling toll free 1-800-435-7352 within the state.  Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.