For more than 25 years, Achilles International programs, staff, and volunteers have been changing the lives of disabled athletes around the world.  In the process, our lives have changed as well.  We share in the achievement of each first step taken, each race run, and each disabled athlete powering a wheelchair towards the finish line. Together we find inspiration and

celebrate accomplishment.


The effectiveness of our programs depends on the dedication and hard work of the Achilles Houston organization, and the generous support of people like you. Here are some of the  

things your donations can buy:

Each donation is greatly appreciated and

directly allows Achilles International to continue to operate free of charge. Thank you for your consideration and generosity.


Achilles International is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our federal tax id is 13-3318293.

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  • $4,000 purchases one handcycle or racing wheelchair use by Achilles athletes

  • $1,000 sponsors a year of running, walking, and rolling in local races for 20 Houston Achilles athletes

  • $500 sponsors one athlete for travel and fees to an out of state marathon

  • $300 sponsors one athlete in the NYC Marathon

  • $200 sponsors one athlete in the Boston Marathon or Houston Marathon

  • $100 purchases shirts for 5 Achilles athletes to wear in races and workouts