The disability population in the United States is about 40.3 million and projected to reach 88.5 million by 2050, with Texas as the second largest population of individuals with disabilities in the country. Mobility is the most common form of disability in adults. It affects one in seven, leaving some individuals homebound and unable to enjoy freedom of movement, like the simple act of going outside.
Since 2018, team members from Toyota’s Business Partnering Group, ToyotAbility, have joined alliances with the Texas Ramp Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure no homebound Texan goes without an access ramp for their place of residence because they cannot afford it.
Through alliances with Toyota Service Parts and Accessories (SPAD), local organizations, social workers and more, ToyotAbility has helped the Texas Ramp Project build wheelchair ramps free of charge for anyone in need, including aging Texans, people with disabilities and the mobility challenged.
Photo: From left: Team members Sneha Ganjam, Ajey Devaraj, Chris Pardington and Pete Carey partnered with the Texas Ramp Project to build wheelchair ramps for those in need.