Family creates magical Halloween costumes for wheelchair-bound kids

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Couple Builds Epic Costumes for Children in Wheelchairs

Just in time for Halloween, Magic Wheelchair is building the most whimsical, amazing Halloween costumes for wheelchair-bound kids.

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Magic Wheelchair is a nonprofit based in Oregon, started by Ryan and Lana Weimer. Three out of their five children have Spinal Muscular Atrophy, so creating these wheelchair costumes is a passion project for them.



In June of this year, the Weimers launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to build five wheelchair costumes for deserving children for Halloween 2015. Just three months later, 769 backers have donated $25,688!



Because of the overwhelming support Magic Wheelchair received, eight very lucky children will get Halloween costumes like a Mario Kart, a Frozen ice castle, and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles van. One thing's for certain, we can't wait to see these photos after Halloween!

Watch the Weimers tell the story of Magic Wheelchair:




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