As a company whose vision is to build an inclusive community, we are thrilled to partner with the following organizations. These partnerships align with our mission to enhance the quality of life of a person living with a disability. 

Working closely with these organizations, and their communities, allows us to receive invaluable feedback on our products, and gets us closer to the big dream of enabling everyone, regardless of any physical challenges, to stay active and socially engaged.

Alinker Community Partners

As part of the partnership with the following organizations, the Alinker supports these organization by donating annually an Alinker in support of their fundraising efforts. In addition, we donate 10% of the proceeds from purchases made by their communities back in support of the organization's fund for the purchase of Equipment Assistive Devices.

If you are interested in purchasing an Alinker, and you would like to support one of these organizations, just purchase your Alinker with the link provided for each partner.

The Amputee Coalition of BC Society (ACBC) is a not-for-profit society, originated and driven by amputees, dedicated to assisting people with limb loss along with their families and friends. Our vision is to see all amputees move forward with no limits.

We do this by:

  • Helping to find support groups for amputees and their caregivers
  • Providing information on locating and choosing a prosthetist
  • Coordinating with local Peer Visitor Referral programs
  • Providing information on Provincial and Federal benefits
  • Providing resources for health and wellness both pre- and post amputation
  • Advocating for amputee rights and fair treatment with governmental and insurance organizations

Our Mission is to reach out to fellow amputees and provide a venue that provides relevant information and inspiration, and to partner with like-minded organizations to enact positive change to policies affecting benefits and medical care for amputees in British Columbia.

Partnering with the The Alinker certainly moves our organization forward in achieving it's mission, and we very much look forward to our relationship fostering opportunities for our membership and for the betterment of our fellow amputees. 

Support the Amputee Coalition of BC with your Alinker purchase using this link.

The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC (CPABC) was founded in 1954 by families who wanted to make a difference for their children living with cerebral palsy. Today, that same desire to improve the disability community remains and now it has evolved into an independent, charitable organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.

The CPABC boasts a wide range of programs and services which provide support, education and information to those who need it most. From recreation to funding to navigation, it is an essential resource for people all across British Columbia. Their goals and aspirations are made possible by their vision: to create a Life Without Limits for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Support the CPABC with your Alinker purchase using this link.

The Neil Squire Society is the only national not-for-profit organization in Canada that has for over thirty years empowered Canadians with disabilities through the use of computer-based assistive technologies, research and development, and various employment programs.

Through our work, we help our clients remove barriers so that they can live independent lives and become active members of the workplace and our society. Specializing in education and workplace empowerment, the Society has served over 30,000 people since 1984.

Support the Neil Squire Society with your Alinker purchase using this link.

 paraworkforce is an international career development organization that promotes diversity and inclusion in the global workplace for persons with disabilities, irrespective of age, race, creed or colour.

paraworkforce strives to making a difference to the way future workforces are comprised, and to step up and promote the career interests of mobility impaired men and women everywhere, whose passion and grit 'to do the best for themselves and for their teams' is eclipsed only by their willingness to compete and get the job done.

Support paraworkforce with your Alinker purchase using this link.

Additional Alinker Partners

The Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB is an association with a unique blend of services and activities in the interest of its members in terms of mobility, travel, and leisure. By providing these services and activities, the ANWB wants to contribute to the sustainable development of society.

Bezgraniz Couture™ is creating exciting new collections of functional modern clothes and accessories for a new customer, for a new market. Bezgraniz Couture provides fashion that improves quality of life for people with different types of disabilities, and for their family and friends. During the LA Fashion week in 2016 models with cerebral palsy used Alinkers on the runway.

Buurtzorg is a home care organization with small teams consisting of nurses and caregivers, providing care at home. This includes nursing and personal care. The Buurtzorg staff will work with you and do what it takes to care and work with you and your environment solutions.

The Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing (Sauder S3i) is focused on leveraging business tools to advance social innovation and sustainability, through research, incubation, and application. Sauder S3i defines social innovation as a new approach which fosters initiatives that contribute to solving existing social, cultural, economic, political, and environmental challenges. This encompasses concepts such as social enterprise, social finance, and strategic corporate social responsibility. What it does not involve is simply throwing money at a problem. Rather, Sauder S3i aims to build institutions designed to create value rather than dependency.

Every Body Walk! is an award-winning campaign aimed at getting Americans up and moving. Through the help of our partners, we are working to spread the message that walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week really can improve your overall health and prevent disease. Every Body Walk! provides news and resources on walking, health information, a personal pledge form to start walking, as well as a place to share stories about individual experiences with walking.

The annual ideacity conference has rightly earned its reputation as Canada’s “Premier meeting of the minds.”

Over the course of three days, media icon Moses Znaimer presents a dazzling line-up of some of the brightest minds on the planet. Ground breaking scientists, visionary entrepreneurs, artists, scholars, activists and agitators – if it’s new, if it’s hot, if it will challenge your thinking, it’s at ideacity.

Our very own Barbara Alink had the opportunity to deliver an emotional presentation, that you can still watch here.

Impact Hub Seattle is a coworking space, events space, and launch pad for purpose-driven ventures that create more value than they capture. We are located in the Masins and Pacific Commercial Buildings in the historic Pioneer Square.

Impact Hub Seattle believes in a better world through inspiring entrepreneurship, and through community, space and educational events, we accelerate entrepreneurs toward building the future we want to live in.

As a small business, the goal of Jersey “Bents” LLC is to personally help you find a recumbent bike that you will feel comfortable riding for many years over many miles. Recumbent bikes are an investment: they tend to be more expensive than traditional bikes, and it does take time to find the right bike because every recumbent is unique.

To that end, Laurence Bonilla of Jersey “Bents” LLC strives to help customers find the proper recumbent model according to their needs (e.g. comfort, speed, stability, maneuverability), body type, cycling style (e.g. touring, around-town, bike trails, racing), and budget.

If you are in the Tri-State area, this is an awesome place to get your Alinker serviced if needed.

UBC Sauder School of Business is one of the world’s leading academic business schools. Located in Vancouver, Canada’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, UBC Sauder provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace.

Dedicated to rigorous and relevant teaching, the programs at UBC Sauder generate business leaders who drive change and shape industries and organizations around the world.

Scootaround is the world's leading mobility enhancement company providing scooter and wheelchair sales, rentals and service and airline-related mobility equipment repair services in over 1500+ locations throughout North America. With our aging population, there are a growing number of people that rely on electric scooters and related equipment to remain mobile in everyday life. They also want to enjoy the same freedom and independence when they travel. Scootaround provides the answer through our convenient and hassle-free rental service and sales programs.

SheEO is designed to dramatically transform how we support, finance and celebrate female entrepreneurs. Women’s businesses have been significantly underfinanced for decades; 4% of venture capital goes to women and less than 1% of corporate procurement goes to women-led companies.

The Alinker was 1 of the chosen Canadian Ventures.

If you like what SheEO is all about, you can support them with your Alinker purchase using this link.

Looking to add some lights to your Alinker? TetraGear is the place to go first.

TetraGear is a social venture based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. They make innovative safety devices, designed by and for people with disabilities to be used by everyone. Their first product is a family of multi-use LED lights that dramatically increase the visibility of wheeled commuters. Like us, they are passionate about technology, safety, and making the world a brighter place.

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