On Saturday, May 6th, a team of ambassadors in Chicago held the Magic of Mobility, an exhilarating evening of live music, dancing, uplifting stories, delicious food, and a thrilling auction for mobility. Thanks to their hard work and the generosity of the people of Chicago, 1,700 people will receive the gift of a wheelchair. That … Continue reading A lot can happen in one weekend
Thank you to all of you who joined us in Huntington Beach for the 10th Annual Run for Mobility! We had a blast and loved seeing all the runners, volunteers and supporters out there having a good time too. We had 105 runners this year (including one staff member that braved the half marathon!) and they helped … Continue reading Team Mobility: Run for Mobility 2015
Join FWM Partner, Mission Lutheran Church, as they Dash for Hope. On Sunday, May 18th a community of runners will assemble at Laguna Niguel Regional Park to transform lives through the work of seven charities connected to Mission in Motion. As one of the benefiting charities, Free Wheelchair Mission invites you to join and encourage … Continue reading The Dash For Hope — Sunday May 18th!
We love how our ambassadors get involved and this story is no different! John Jaramillo is one awesome runner and fundraiser for us and has been involved for a number of years! He has run for us at the LA Marathon, Long Beach Marathon, and the Surf City Marathon. This year his son jumped on board … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Radio Shows for Mobility
Throughout the Holidays, we love to recognize some of our most dedicated supporters: Our Ambassadors. Ambassadors work tirelessly to spread awareness and embody the voice of those still without a wheelchair. Today we want to recognize an family of FWM ambassadors from Wheeling, West Virginia. _ Since 2008, Ambassadors Chuck, Suzy, Eli, and Luke Miller … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Sixth Annual Run Walk Roll
It’s always exciting when we have a ‘first’ come through from our Ambassadors. This week, we have two. As far as we can tell, this team includes some of our first animal ambassadors. That leads to the second ‘first’—this is the first time we’ve had a dog-sled team participate as a member of Team Mobility. … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Mushing for Mobility
We've said it before and we'll say it again: we love our runners and volunteers! St. Patrick’s Day was last Sunday and while most people were out celebrating in the manner of their choosing, there was another group of people who weren’t just celebrating the life of a saint, but they were emulating the lives … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: LA Marathon Provides 106 Wheelchairs!