Challenge yourself and others to support our campaign to raise $150,000 for the National Wish List. Our goal is to provide as many Christmas trykes as possible before the close of the holiday season. Thanks to you, we are over half way!
Feel free to select a rider from the National Wish List, or donate a dollar amount here. Every cent will go towards purchasing trykes for children in need. For more information, contact Jessica Wall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-838-1845 x113.
Addie is the youngest of twelve children! Needless to say, receiving an Amtryke was a huge gift for this larger-than-life family. They are so appreciative to see little Addie taking full advantage of all that the Amtryke has to offer.
There are others just like Addie currently waiting on our National Wish List. Check out their stories here.
Learn all about what happened during the 2015 AMBUCS National Conference in Biloxi, MS. See images, read the recap and watch a video of the zaney annual report!
Start on the recap page to access it all!
"As a mom, my heart leaped with joy and gratefulness to see Lydia so happy and riding a bike independently. What a blessing and joy AMBUCS has brought to my heart." -Claudia
That's what we like to hear. We also love to see happy faces. Lydia's smile is contagious. Prepare yourself for the cuteness and check out her video here.
Wait, I’m confused, are you AMBUCS or Amtryke? And those are very strange names, BTW. Yeah, we hear that a lot. When you’ve been around since 1922, you’re bound to pick up lots of ‘character’ along the way.
AMBUCS began life as American Business Clubs, a membership organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities. As our model changed to a more standard 501c3 charitable organization, that name no longer described us. So, in 1961, we shortened it to AMBUCS (pronounced AM-BUCKS). It’s weird but so are we, so it fits.
In the mid-1990s we started making and giving away therapeutic tricycles as a national project. Just to keep everyone confused we called both the trykes and the company that makes them, Amtryke. Amtryke, LLC is fully owned by National AMBUCS, Inc.
AMBUCS now has more than 5,000 members in more than 140 chapters in over 30 states. Our members work on a grassroots level to fulfill our mission Creating Mobility & Independence for People with Disabilities. The Amtryke Therapeutic Tricycle Program is one of the main ways we do that. Our members fundraise for and give away about 3,000 Amtrykes each year.
While visiting, we can present an In-Service training session for your professional staff and, if you would like, a Bike Evaluation Day where we help you fit your clients to the best riding solution for them. We would love to show you how to bring an effective bike program to your fair city! There is no cost for a Road Show visit but our calendar fills up fast. Learn More >
We Change Lives...
Parents, recipients and therapists have noted that the Amtryke not only provides improved strength, tone and coordination but also confidence and positive peer interaction. Learn More >