Mohan gets a new wheelchair in Nepal.

Recovering from Disaster

Mohan, age 79, lives in Nepal with his wife, two sons, and daughter-in-law. In April 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated the country, followed three weeks later by a 7.3 aftershock that inflicted further damage and casualties. Mohan's home was destroyed, and over the next few months, he suffered two strokes that rendered him immobile. … Continue reading Recovering from Disaster

91-year-old Eugenia receives a new wheelchair.

Freedom for a Family

Eugenia is a 91-year-old grandmother in Costa Rica who lost her sight nine years ago. Although she can stand up for short periods of time, her loss of vision, coupled with her frail condition, pose too much of a risk for her to move about on her own. Her daughter, Isabel, would constantly hover nearby … Continue reading Freedom for a Family

July 2017 Recap

Have you heard what's been happening at Free Wheelchair Mission? Highlights from July include: The 14th annual Miracle of Mobility gala raised nearly $1.5 million, lifting over 18,000 people off the ground. Two of our special guests, Gregory from Jamaica and Amilcar from El Salvador, were featured in the news when they visited supporters in … Continue reading July 2017 Recap

Never Give Up

A young woman named Hien recently came to visit the United States as one of our special guests at the Miracle of Mobility, where she did a marvelous job sharing her story. After the event, we arranged for her to have time to relax and enjoy the sights of southern California. It was a joy … Continue reading Never Give Up

Waiting Patiently for a Breakthrough

One of the highlights of our recent gala, Miracle of Mobility, was meeting three wheelchair recipients who came from Vietnam, Jamaica, and El Salvador as our special guests. While they were invited primarily to speak at our annual event in California, they also traveled to meet with supporters and have a bit of fun, too. … Continue reading Waiting Patiently for a Breakthrough

Moved by Kindness from Afar

Greetings, and happy Friday! Wu is a 52-year-old man who lives in northwestern China. You might see him making his way through the dusty streets of his little town on a three-wheeled motorcycle, which was given to him by a friend to use as a mobility device. An accident cost Wu the ability to walk … Continue reading Moved by Kindness from Afar

From Four to One Million

This past week, Free Wheelchair Mission gave away our one-millionth wheelchair. I am awed and humbled to bear witness to this momentous occasion, made possible by God's grace and your partnership with us. It seems like only yesterday that I was on a mission trip to India, bringing four wheelchairs that I constructed in my … Continue reading From Four to One Million