February 27, 2021

ONCE donates three wheelchairs to Econy GC



Fundación ONCE donates three wheelchairs to BSR ACE Gran Canaria (Econy GC) to promote sports practice among young Canaries with disabilities. This initiative is part of the grassroots sports promotion project launched by the ONCE Foundation and which will make possible the donation, in this edition, of 33 chairs to 12 basketball schools. The award ceremony was held at the headquarters of the ONCE Territorial Delegation in the Canary Islands and was attended by José Antonio López, Territorial delegate; Miguel Ángel Déniz, president of the Territorial Council, and Ismael Naim, president of the Econy Gran Canaria Disabled Sports Group. In addition to the Canarian entity, they will receive the sports equipment Basketmi-Abeconsa Ferrol, Club Discasports-Fundación Rudy Fernández, Amivel de Vélez-Málaga, BSR Valladolid, CD Zuzenak de Vitoria-Gasteiz, Club Deportivo Cosa Nuestra, CD Murcia BSR, Club AMEB de Madrid, BSR Vigo, Servigest Burgos BSR, and the BSR School of Fundación ONCE. Wheelchair basketball is one of the main Paralympic sports practiced in Spain.

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