MISSION SUPPORT

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BACK STORY

HandBand Pro® was created out of a need in the fitness industry for a better grip and hand protection, and the feedback has been incredible!

When we launched HandBand Pro® in May 2014, we also received positive feedback from people who were using them for their wheelchairs! They said they prefer HandBand Pro® over their gloves because they are easy to put on and off, they aren't bulky, they protect their hands and help with grip, and they love how they look. 

"Girl on Wheels" - Jul 15, 2014
"I'm 22 and wheelchair bound - Pushing my chair just has my hands so messed up.
I hate my regular gloves because they take me forever to put on and they look funny on me, but Handbands are so cute & simple, I'm getting more! ; Rubi  
 

Since then, we receive numerous requests daily about where they can get HandBand Pro® for the wheelchairs. The pictures and requests were both inspirational, heartbreaking, and humbling. Do you know that in the US alone, there are over 3.3 million wheelchair users?? And this - less than 20% of wheelchair/walker users are employed. Because of this, there is a huge need here. I don't know about you, but I take my mobility for granted. My legs work and I complain that I 'can't walk' after leg day.

We began sending free HandBand Pro® to those who use wheelchairs, but the need is greater than what we can do alone. This is where we hope you'll be a part of MISSION SUPPORT!

It may seem small, but we've seen how a pair of HandBand Pro® can make a positive difference in someone's life. Not just because they received a gift of great grip, but they know someone out there with a kind heart chose to send them a pair. Will you join us in spreading a little kindness? We never know what it could mean to someone. 

    


How does this work?

  • Choose the person you'd like to sponor
  • Add to your cart and complete the checkout process as usual. (Don't worry - we have the recipient's shipping address on file, and you can remain anonymous if you choose.)
  • We will ship directly to them with a note from you if you'd like, and we'll also send you tracking information so you'll know when your gift arrives at the destination. 

 

Priscilla Cash

I've suffered from chronic illness for almost 10 years now, but more recently found myself in a wheelchair almost full time. I'm an artist and I'm in my studio whenever I'm feeling up to it. I have an 8 year old son too and we do a lot together. We try to get out to parks with friends. My son also is an artist and we often head to the local craft store to pick up more supplies. I use a manual wheelchair. My chronic illness though causes even small exertions to be painful. Self propelling and especially turning or stopping causes extra stress on my hands which directly impacts my ability to create my art and my independence. A pair of handbandpro gloves would be wonderful, helping me continue my independence, share life with my son and husband and continue my passion for creating beautiful pet portraits.


Eduardo Medrano

Health has been diteriorating I was born with Spina Bífida and Hydrocephalus. I've been going to therapy to regain Mobility in my dominant hand.

 

Ben Power

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AM
05/05/2017
Alicia M.
pinktastic

They're great so far! Haven't used them to workout yet but plan on using them for my physio, rehab, and workout sessions when I get back in the gym. I have used them for pushing my chair, especially outside, and it gives such a better grip! Especially when my handrims get too hot or a bit cold! So handy:) The fact that they're pink are just that much better ;)

NB
11/28/2016
NJ B.
These have been a handsaver (pun intended)

I absolutely am grateful for these bands. Before I couldn't go very far because my hands would either get ripped or I would just have such horrible traction on my rims that I got tired too fast. Now I can go super fast in my chair and not get my hands ripped up, and I can go FARTHER TOO! Thank you handbands for allowing me to further my wingspan. :)

HK
11/16/2016
Hannah K.
United States
  • Where did you hear about HandBand Pro®? Internet
  • What kind of workouts do you use HandBand Pro® for? Wheelie wheelie tough ones.
  • What do you think about the price and the value they offer? Its fantastic, actually. They last about 6 months with me, versus the 2 I get out of most other regular gloves.
  • What other types of gloves/hand protection have you used? leather fingerless, winter gloves, leather gloves, etc
  • How would you best describe HandBand Pro® to a friend? Grips without the (excess) sweat!
Loving the Seamless Middle!

I got these to go on over my winter gloves! They work very well, since my favorite gloves no longer have the grip I need to move easily.

JB
04/30/2016
Jahna B.
MI
Wheelchair and Stationary Bike Tested.. 1000% Approved

I push a wheelchair full time so you can imagine my hands get tired and sometimes ripped. I also use a stationary hand bike. Previous "workout" or "wheelchair" gloves would SHRED on the bike pedals. My Handband pro's are holding up time and time and time again. I can't imagine NOT having them now!

MC
04/30/2016
Morgan C.
WA
HandBands

I received my handbands thanks to a lovely sponsor! I use them everyday with my wheelchair. Before handbands, I had really bulky gloves that didn't work, but if I didn't wear them I had blisters. The handbands protect my hands and allow me to still function normally! I will never use normal wheelchair gloves again. Thanks HandBands!