Time to get ready for Mobility May

A call to action: Get ready for Mobility May. Sign up now (picture courtesy of ROMP).
A call to action: Get ready for Mobility May. Sign up now (picture courtesy of ROMP).

Celebrating Mobility:ROMP Launches 6th Annual Mobility May Campaign

Global nonprofit, the Range of Motion Project (ROMP), in partnership with PROTEOR and Osprey, announces the kickoff of its highly anticipated sixth annual "Mobility May" campaign. Dedicated to promoting mobility and providing crucial prosthetic care to amputees in need, Mobility May marks a month-long celebration of ROMP’s community, the organization’s 19th birthday, and its commitment to enhancing lives through mobility.


Mobility For A Cause

Mobility May is not just a campaign; it's a movement. From May 1st to May 31st, participants are encouraged to get moving and contribute to the collective community goal of ‘ROMPing’ 60,000 miles while raising $60,000. These funds will directly support the provision of 40 prosthetic devices to ROMP patients, empowering them to regain their independence and mobility. 


This inclusive initiative welcomes individuals from all walks of life to join hands in support of a worthy cause. Participants can engage in any form of physical activity, with every stride contributing to the overarching goal. Using the PledgeIt platform, participants can easily collect donations/pledges and log their activities, fostering a sense of camaraderie and shared purpose throughout the month.


Throughout the month, ROMP will award prizes and use their platforms to highlight patient stories to encourage others to join the Mobility May festivities. Sponsor Osprey will provide prizes for participants. "Mobility May is a testament to the power of community and collective action," remarks Sydney Marshburn, Social Media and Outreach Manager of ROMP. "By harnessing our mobility, we not only celebrate our own abilities but also extend a lifeline to those in need of prosthetic care." 



A Shared Mission

After utilizing 2023’s Mobility May as a fun and competitive way to get staff from different locations involved, leading prosthetic manufacturer PROTEOR joins ROMP as a proud sponsor of the Mobility May campaign for the second consecutive year. "PROTEOR is committed to empowering individuals to enhance their independence and well-being,” Sharon Gwynn, PROTEOR’s Marketing Operations Manager, expresses. “Our collaboration with ROMP exemplifies this commitment, as together, we strive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of amputees."  



Changing Lives Globally

The Range of Motion Project (ROMP) is a global nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to providing high-quality prosthetic care to individuals without access. Through initiatives like Mobility May, ROMP aims to leave an impact that transcends borders, empowering patients to lead fulfilling and active lives, free from mobility limitations, globally. David Krupa, Executive Director of ROMP, emphasizes the transformative effect of the Mobility May initiative, stating, We use our mobility and exercise to ensure access to high-quality prosthetic care for underserved amputees, improving THEIR mobility and independence. Every mile moved and dollar raised will change lives.” Whether as a participant or supporter, everyone has a role to play in the success of Mobility May. To learn more about ROMP's sixth annual Mobility May campaign and to get involved, visit https: //charity.pledgeit.org/mobilitymay2024.  



ROMP Media Contacts

Contact LP: lp@rompglobal.org 

Contact Sydney: sydney@rompglobal.org 




Proteor, an independent family-company, was established 105 years ago with its headquarters in Dijon, France. Proteor operates in the O&P market with three key areas of activities: software’s, components and custom-made devices. Thanks to continuous investments in innovation, many medical and scientific partnerships, and day to day cooperation with CPOs, Proteor enjoys a recognized expertise all over the O&P community. For additional information visit http://proteorusa.com 




Founded in 1974 and based in Cortez, Colorado, in the foothills of the San Juan Mountains, Osprey is an industry leader in high-performing and long-lasting carry solutions, including technical packs for outdoor, travel and everyday adventures. In addition to creating top-quality packs, the Osprey team aspires to become one of the world's most progressive, transparent and sustainable hard goods brands. From raw materials and chemistry benchmarks to advanced factory code of conduct agreements and programs that extend a product's end of life, Osprey is taking a holistic approach and looking at every aspect of their business to ensure they leave as little trace as possible. Osprey's dedication to create innovative, high-performance gear with a smaller environmental footprint reflects the brand's love of adventure, devotion to the outdoors and steadfast resolve to leave the world better than they found it. Osprey products can be found online and in specialty retailers in over 60 countries worldwide. To learn more about Osprey and its products, please visit www.osprey.com



Guest post by Sydney Marshburn. As ROMP's Events and Outreach Manager, Sydney supports the Director of Development on current fundraising initiatives and helps grow ROMP's community, mission, and impact. After joining the Range of Motion Project in January 2023, Sydney works to engage ROMP's community by focusing on event planning, peer-to-peer campaigns, volunteer management, social media, and donor/community relations. To learn more about Sydney, visit the ROMP team page or follow her on Instagram.