More than a dozen wheelchairs belonging to SportAbility of Iowa
were in the trailer, which was taken over the weekend from the
Stoney Point YMCA lot.
The wheelchairs are used by the Iowa Chariots, whose team members
have little or no use of their legs. Jayden Barrett, a director of SportAbility, says the wheelchairs were bought with donated
money. The chairs cost $3,000 to $5,000 each.
Barrett told Cedar Rapids television station KCRB the Chariots team
performs during halftime at basketball games to raise money. He's
working with police to recover the stolen items. He added: "In all
honesty, I'd say take the trailer, just give us our chairs back."
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