Peer Mentor and Share-A-Chair Program Founder Troy Plunkett
Jul 1, 2021
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Troy Plunkett founded a nonprofit to support people with new spinal cord injuries in the California Bay Area and to ensure that no one ever had to feel as helpless and dependent as he did in the wake of his injury.
Before Plunkett became a T8-9 paraplegic because of a motocross accident in April 2003, he considered himself an independent person. Three weeks after rehab, sitting in a rented hospital wheelchair at his high school graduation, his perspective changed.
“I always [...]