Donate gently used ex-fix and rings to help trauma patients in low-to-middle-income countries

Humanitarian opportunity from the AO Trauma North America Community Development Committee

Help us get your sets packaged and distributed to SIGN surgeons throughout the world, where they will be used in acute trauma, deformity correction, and lengthening.

Collect your gently used 

  • Synthes and Smith & Nephew (JET-X and Taylor) spatial rings
  • Older Zimmer frames
  • Newer Stryker Hoffmann frames

Send them to

  • SIGN Fracture Care International
  • AO Community Development Initiative
  • 3518 SE 21st Ave
  • Portland, OR 97202

Make sure they are clean, broken down, and do not include used pins.



Keep a look out for patient stories to be featured in an upcoming newsletter!


Photographs courtesy of Randy Heubner, SIGN.

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