Double Amputee Marko Cheseto Completes Boston Marathon
Georgetown mother running Boston Marathon to help others receive prosthetic limbs
Marathon bombing survivor works out for 50 Legs charity event
Celeste Corcoran lost both of her legs in the Boston Marathon bombing. Nearly five years later she’s now helping the group that changed her life.
50 Legs Charity Motorcycle Ride
A woman who lost her leg to a bad fall on her motorcycle organized a motorcycle ride in Nashua to raise money for the organization that provided her prosthetic.
These Legs Get Legs Boston Marathon Fund Raiser
Please join us for our 3rd Annual These Legs Get Legs Boston Marathon Fund Raiser. The night promises to be filled with fun, fundraising and inspiration.
Pro wrestler helps amputees with new legs
Former pro wrestler Steve Chamberland handed over a $5,000 check to two girls Wednesday to help pay the co-pay for their prosthetic legs.
50 Legs fifth annual Golf Tournament
Steve Chamberland’s 50 Legs fifth annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser was held on Monday, July 25, at Four Oaks Country Club.
Tampa Bay Strongman Classic
50 Legs assists amputees (mostly children and veterans) acquire prosthetics, in order to improve their quality of life after a traumatic experience.
A fundraiser for 50 Legs
What goes around comes around. A fundraiser was held to give back to wrestler Steve Chamberland’s 50 Legs, an organization that has afforded 12-year-old Damian Vogel of Vero Beach with the ability to walk tall by providing him with prosthetic feet.
Brittany Grunberg to run in third Crescent City Classic — on prosthetic legs
For some people, running the annual Crescent City Classic is like a walk in the park. For 32-year-old Brittany Grunberg of LaPlace, every step is a struggle.
Although she was an active young woman who played several sports at St. Charles Catholic High School, Grunberg had never run in the annual road race. She’d never even walked it for fun.
Steve Chamberland, POA friend, former pro wrestler, below-knee amputee, and founder of 50 Legs, a non-profit organization which raises money to provide prosthetics for children, has been nominated for Bay News 9’s “Everyday Heroes Viewers’ Choice Award”. Steve puts his heart and soul into his work. One of his most recent recipients was POA’s Zoe Gibbs, who is featured in a video interview of Steve entitled, “I’m glad I lost my leg; now I can help others.”
Jake Gyllenhaal Earns $10,000 For Charity By Completing The Boston Strongman Challenge On ‘Ellen’
To promote the movie Stronger, Jake Gyllenhaal and real-life Boston Marathon survivor Jeff Bauman have been on a pretty adorable press tour. Now, with an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the two have earned a hefty donation for a worthy charity by putting the Oscar-nominated actor through something called the Boston Strongman Challenge.
Congratulations Steve Chamberland for winning the Creating Pinellas Award!
The cities, towns and communities of Pinellas County are stabilized and expanded by commerce. Some individuals leap into entrepreneurship taking on risks, working long hours, and adding their creativity. These individuals and their businesses are the foundation of Pinellas County and are admired and commended for what they provide to others.
Amp’d Rider Project w/ Steve Chamberland of 50Legs.org
Steve is more than just a motorcycle amputee. After losing his leg in a motorcycle crash he founded www.50Legs.org and found his true calling. 50Legs.org helps amputees acquire prosthetics so they can live a fuller life. If not for his organization, I would never have been able to do what I did on the 2nd Leg Journey (at least not as soon as I did it).
Charity workouts held for 50 Legs organization
Boston Marathon Bombing victim – double amputee, running again thanks on prosthetics from 50Legs.org and Prosthetic Orthotic Associates in Orlando, Florida.
The Big Picture: 2016 Boston Marathon
Runners sleep in the grass at the athletes village prior to the running of the 120th Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. Workers prep the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston. Runners look out from buses as they arrive at the athletes village prior to the marathon.
These Legs Get Legs for the Jingle Bell 5K Fun Run
Boston’s Annual Jingle Bell 5K Fun Run to benefit 50Legs.org and amputees in need.
Golf Tournament to Benefit 50 Legs Prosthetics Charity
Golf tournament at East Lake’s Tarpon Woods Golf Club will benefit the charity 50 Legs which is helping victims of two recent tragedies; the Boston bombings and Palm Harbor’s Ireland Nugent.
50 Legs Golf Tournament
Host Kevin Willett is joined by Steve Chamberland – 50 Legs Golf Tournament. The purpose of 50 Legs is to help amputees with the necessary care and prosthetics that they could not otherwise afford.
Former Wrestler Starts Charity For Amputees
Soldiers, vets and first responders put their lives at risk every day to save others. Their jobs can result in life-threatening injuries. Firefighter Matthew Hicks thought his career was over when he lost his leg in a car accident. He wondered how he would be able to continue his passion of saving lives.
We Thank Our Valued Partners & Sponsors
On behalf of the 50Legs family, we cannot thank you enough for your support. With your help, we make it possible for amputees to get back to lives they love living. We help them get the prosthetics and care they couldn’t otherwise afford. Thank you from our founder, our volunteers, and our exceptional recipients. We don’t just help amputees walk, we help them feel confident, capable, and empowered.