Limbs and Braces Medical Outreach
Limbs and Braces Medical Outreach is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization and is an extension of Positive Image Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc.
Tax ID #: 58-2637658
We are able to extend non-profit care to outlying communities from our for-profit business Positive Image Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc.
November 2000 - David Puckett formally expanded charitable, nonprofit medical care outside of the U.S. and conducted the first formal mission trip.
Becoming a 501(c)3
February 2001 - The Non-Profit 501(c)3 Charitable Arm - PIPO Missions was established to partner with hospitals/clinics in Yucatan and Chiapas, Mexico.
Expanding to Colombia
March 2010 - PIPO Missions expanded care to Northern Colombia to provide indigent, handicapped patients free Artificial Limb and Orthopedic Brace care.
Expanding to Guatemala
July 2017 - PIPO Missions expanded care to Antigua, Guatemala to provide indigent, handicapped patients free Artificial Limb and Orthopedic Brace care. Our next scheduled trip is Fall 2017.
Continuing the work
Although our work in Colombia is completed, we continue to provide life-changing medical care to the people of Yucatan and Chiapas, Mexico. As of September 2017 we have held 81 trip clinics and have provided prosthetic and orthotic treatment to over 868 patients with a true value of over $390,000.