John Felts is a WWII Veteran, police Officer for 30 years – now retired, a husband, a father. John’s daughter – Tina, unbeknownst to him, wrote a letter to the Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co. seeking assistance for her father. Felts, now 90, has lived a full life but not suffers from a variety of... Read more »
Prior to July 12th, 2013, Valerie and her daughter Tiffany enjoyed doing things together and were very active in softball and riding together on Valerie’s motorcycle. On that day, Valerie and Tiffany were riding home on Valerie’s motorcycle when a 2-time drunk driver made a left turn right into them. Tiffany was thrown 80 feet... Read more »
As Mike Duffer accurately says, Safe Step is in the business of helping people. He also says Safe Step Cares isn’t about giving away tubs, it’s about changing lives. In addition to the 30+ tubs donated, Safe Step Cares has also helped people in other ways. The program helped Christina Davidson start her foundation, which... Read more »
Executives at Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co. in Nashville, Tennessee saw a story online about a woman in Summit, Arkansas - Wanda Gray - who needed a walk-in tub. She refinanced her house in order to obtain one, paid nearly $4000 to buy one then her salesperson (NOT Safe Step) disappeared with her money and didn't deliver the tub. Safe Step decided to step in and help Wanda even though they didn't cause the issue. The company and its local dealer IPS, gave Wanda its most current and best model on the market.
On March 23, 2006, Pamela Poulan suffered a broken neck (c4-c5 vertebrae). Doctors gave her no hope and declared her a quadriplegic for life and advised her she would have no feeling from her neck down. A woman of faith and determined, she asked herself, “Do I give up or do I fight his mountain of paralysis?” She chose the latter. She has made incredible progress but continues to heal. Doctors feel her progress may have peaked. She says no way and Safe Step Cares helped her in a big way.
On April 27, 2014, Adam Roen happened upon a truck accident on I-35 in the Carlton area. He assisted a grandmother and her 4-year old grandson escape from an overturned truck. As he was carrying the young boy to safety, another truck approached. Roen managed to toss the boy to safety but was struck by the truck and pinned underneath. It's been a long road to recovery. Safe Step Cares, which routinely provides its state-of-the-art hydrotherapeutic tubs to those in need, heard about Adam’s story and has chosen him as Minnesota’s first recipient of the program.