A Leg Forever Charitable Foundation was established by Elizabeth (Liz) Norden in honor of her two sons JP and Paul Norden who each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. The foundation's mission is to pay it forward and assist other amputees in their time of need just as JP and Paul were helped with overwhelming support following the marathon bombings.
The Boston Marathon bombings changed many families lives that horrific day; 264 people were injured and 16 lost limbs. Liz Norden's sons JP and Paul each lost their right legs that day and came close to losing their lives. Her families situation although horrific was also blessed with a tremendous amount of love, prayer, and support of caring individuals from all over the world who reached out to lend a helping hand when their family needed it the most. Amputees from near and far came forward to show her sons support and share their stories of encouragement. Public donations and the One-Fund allowed her sons to afford the best prosthetic limbs available to which they are forever grateful.
Liz Norden and her family hope to pay it forward by helping other amputees in need through fundraising efforts of A Leg Forever Charitable Foundation.
Prosthetic limbs are needed every 3 to 5 years for amputees. The costs range anywhere from $50,000 to $140,000 all depending on the make and model. Health Insurance varies and may only pay a portion of the cost. Sadly the amputee is responsible for the rest and many go without. A Leg Forever Charitable Foundation hopes to make a difference...We hope you will support our cause and join us!
A LEG FOREVER CHARITABLE FOUNDATION formed in 2014. We are an all volunteer, non-profit, 501(c)(3) public charity based out of Stoneham, Massachusetts.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF AMPUTEES
A Leg Forever, Inc., a 501 (c)(3), nonprofit charitable foundation established by Liz Norden, Mother of JP and Paul Norden, Boston Marathon Survivors who each lost a leg in the bombings of April 15, 2013. The mission of this foundation is to "pay it forward", by assisting amputees who lost limbs under tragic circumstances just as the Norden family was helped in their time of need.