Organization Name:
Barr United Amputee Assistance Fund

Organization Type:

Mission Statement:
The Barr Foundation, a non-profit organization, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Barr United Amputee Assistance Fund (BUAAF) The purpose of the fund is to purchase prosthetic limbs for amputees who cannot otherwise afford them. The creation of the fund was made possible by a generous donation from the Barr Foundation. William G. Barr, co-author of the book "Whole Again", tells of his and his son's struggles to find a proper fitting prosthesis and overcome their disabilities. Barr was an above the knee amputee as a result of a 1970 car bombing, his son Tony lost a foot in a 1972 train accident. In 1978 Bill and Tony took the tragedies in both of their lives and turned them to triumph by founding the Institute for the Advancement of Prosthetics (IAP) in Lansing Michigan.

Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
136 Northeast Olive Way
Boca Raton, FL 33432


Phone Number:
(561) 394-6514

Fax Number:
(561) 391-7601

Email Address:,


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Survivor and Victim Assistance

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • USA
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Belize
  • Guyana
  • Russian Federation

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