In 2012, Safe Step provided two of its state-of-the-art tubs to Crestview Manor in Crestview, Florida when it found out that the bathing conditions were less than ideal. Safe Step also promised the facility "Toilet Paper for Life" when it found out the residents were playing Bingo for toilet paper. Safe Step Cares stays in touch with every person who has received its tubs. Two years later, Safe Step founder Mike Duffer visited to see had changed so many lives.
LaWanda Pryor sought out Safe Step in order to purchase the tub in order to bathe safely. She has multiple health issues and via financial hardship, Ms. Pryor was unable to afford the tub. Safe Step received a letter from Ms. Pryor’s daughter, Amanda Pryor, which told the story of the hard luck Ms. Pryor has gone through: The letter from the daughter did not ask for a handout; it simply asked for mercy. The letter landed on the desk of Mike Duffer, Safe Step’s Founder and President. Click "Read More" and watch the video to see what happened next.
Barbara Turner is considered a friend of the Canadian Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co. She was the owner of four previous walk-in tubs at past residences. Barbara is unable to remain independent in her home without a walk-in tub and unfortunately suffered a financial setback and did not have the resources to purchase one with her last move. That's when she called friend and Safe Step representative Cindy Leonard to see what she could do. Cindy decided to make a big difference and felt Barbara was the perfect candidate for Safe Step Cares. Click "Read More" to see Barbara's story and how Cindy helped.
In 2014, Safe Step Cares received a video submission for a tub for its residents. Safe Step decided to give them three. The donation days are always special. But what is perhaps more special is when Safe Step revisits our recipients a few months later to see how much the tubs have changed their lives. We took our film crew to speak with the folks there and the video shows the impact of the program. Click "Read More" to see Safe Step's trip back to Brookwood.
The Brookwood Community provides an educational environment that creates meaningful jobs, builds a sense of belonging, and demands dignity and respect for adults with disabilities. When Safe Step received a video submission for one of its state-of-the-art tubs. Safe Step Cares and company founder Mike Duffer gave them three. Click "Read More" to see the second part of the video from donation day.
The Brookwood community houses 110 citizens who are functionally disabled and has 80 others in its day care program. The community put together a video request for a state-of-the art therapeutic tub from Safe Step Walk-In Tub Co., via its national program of giving, Safe Step Cares. The video blew Safe Step founder Mike Duffer away. Because of the number of deserving residents, Duffer decided one just wasn't enough. Two wasn't going to cut it either. He decided to give them 3. Click "Read More" to see the story and the reaction.