In Her Own Words: A Donor Story

We often share stories about wheelchair recipients, but what about stories from wheelchair givers? We asked Eleanor T., a high school student from California, to share some thoughts on a recent vision trip that she took with her family to Peru. Eleanor first gave a wheelchair three years ago, when she was moved to donate … Continue reading In Her Own Words: A Donor Story

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A Proper Fit

Michel already had a wheelchair, but it did not fit him properly. An 18-year-old high school student, Michel has been disabled since the age of 12. He sustained an injury while playing soccer and bled profusely due to hemophilia. He spent over a month in the hospital and has not been able to walk ever … Continue reading A Proper Fit

An Answered Prayer

Preparing for the Future Can you imagine a day without computers? How would we do our jobs, communicate with each other, or conduct important transactions? Technology has become such an integral part of daily life, and technical skills will be in demand for years to come, especially in developing nations. In Cofradia, Honduras, José attends … Continue reading An Answered Prayer

Ambassador Highlight: Passion in Action

Ambassadors amaze us constantly! The fun ideas they are able to come up with, their passion to help us raise funds for wheelchairs and their heart for our mission is truly extraordinary to us. This week’s Ambassador Highlight is about Felix who is shocking us everyday, in a great way. When Felix first spoke with … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Passion in Action

Ambassador Highlight: Giving up Mobility for Prom

For their Lenten Campaign, Carondelet High School participated with Free Wheelchair Mission to change lives through the gift of mobility. When Carondelet took on this campaign, I don't think they were quite expecting one girl to take it one step further and to make her junior prom a extremely unique experience. At the end of March, … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Giving up Mobility for Prom

Ambassador Highlight: 29 Wheelchairs, 2 Six Graders and 1 Amazing Church

I know we are just about to enter Spring, but this story from Christmas was just way to sweet to tell! Thanks to sixth-graders Charise Mitson and Kendra Wickham of Boise, Idaho, 29 people will receive a new wheelchair of their very own! These two enterprising young ladies hosted a Free Wheelchair Mission display at … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: 29 Wheelchairs, 2 Six Graders and 1 Amazing Church

Ambassador Highlight: Winter Social’s For Mobility

Free Wheelchair Mission Ambassadors are all over the world. For this highlight we are going to zoom into Chicago where a group of ladies are continuing to wow us with their passion for mobility. Felicia Cohn, Marci Barth, Deb Kepler, Georgeann Ratko, Linda Ragins, Bari Slack, Evan Inkkman, Jill Klein and Laurie Rosen(all pictured above … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Winter Social’s For Mobility