National Volunteer Appreciation Week––April 15-21, 2018

Free Wheelchair Mission wouldn’t be where it is today without all of our volunteers. From administrative work at the office to assembling wheelchairs on the field, from hosting fundraisers at their homes to hosting videos online, volunteers serve humbly behind the scenes, using their time, talents, and treasures to help give the gift of mobility … Continue reading National Volunteer Appreciation Week––April 15-21, 2018

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Monthly Recap – January 2018

Wheelchair Arrivals Because of your generosity, 3,968 wheelchairs arrived by ocean container in Haiti, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, and Vietnam. Test Track Installation Complete Developed in partnership with the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and RPM & Associates, this test track will provide valuable data that will ultimately benefit the people … Continue reading Monthly Recap – January 2018

A New Children’s Book that Makes an Impact!

Lotus Blossom, one of the first recipients of our Gen_1 wheelchairs, is a young girl who lives in Chennai, India. When Don first met her and gave her a wheelchair, he never imaged the impact she would have in his life. We had the great blessing of being able to share her story over video … Continue reading A New Children’s Book that Makes an Impact!

The Dash For Hope — Sunday May 18th!

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!

Free Wheelchair Mission Wins Orange County Nonprofit Award!

In February, Free Wheelchair Mission had the honor of taking home the award for the Top Orange County Nonprofit at the second annual OC Coast Magazine Community Awards! We were one of 48 finalists that were split up over 12 categories. The categories included nonprofits, volunteers, health organizations, businesses, arts organizations, education institutions, individuals and … Continue reading Free Wheelchair Mission Wins Orange County Nonprofit Award!

Give up to Give is here Tomorrow!

https://vimeo.com/87820122 Join us over the next 40 days while we Give up to Give Mobility. We need your help! Check out these awesome video entries and then send us your own! We want to know what you want to give up to give a wheelchair!! Click here to tell us what you are giving up … Continue reading Give up to Give is here Tomorrow!

The Don of the New Day

We here at Free Wheelchair Mission love our Founder, Don Schoendorfer and his mustache. His pure passion and conviction to help those in the developing world encourages all of us and often our supporters, as well. We love hearing stories about how Don’s sincerity affects others and today we wanted to share with you one … Continue reading The Don of the New Day