Monthly Recap-February 2018

      Wheelchair Arrivals Because of your generosity, 6,076 wheelchairs arrived by ocean container in Mexico, Guatemala, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Ukraine, India, and China. Visiting our Distribution Partners During a trip to meet with our distribution partners in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Executive Director Nuka Solomon received the Rotary Club Flag from … Continue reading Monthly Recap-February 2018


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

Standing with those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts have been heavy this week as Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. “The impact of this hurricane has devastated (Houston),” said Jenni Granero, our Southwest Senior Development Officer. “As a native Houstonian, my heart aches in sadness for the millions who are affected by this mass destruction.” Familiar landmarks are gone. Homes are … Continue reading Standing with those affected by Hurricane Harvey

A Father’s Heart

Over the past week, I have been with a team in Peru, meeting with our local partner and distributing wheelchairs to people such as Pedro, a strong and determined 39-year-old who does his best to provide for his wife and two children. We met Pedro as he sold pastries on a crowded bus platform. Pedro … Continue reading A Father’s Heart

Faces behind the numbers

Oli otya? This means “Hello, how are you?” in Luganda, one of the major languages spoken in Uganda. We recently sent our director of marketing, Jennifer Walker, to Uganda to capture stories in preparation for this year’s Miracle of Mobility. Jennifer and a camera crew joined our local partner, Father’s Heart Mobility Ministries, as they … Continue reading Faces behind the numbers

A Decade of Magic

Dear Friends, Thank you! As Founder and President of Free Wheelchair Mission, I have had the pleasure of watching our Magic of Mobility event continue to grow over the last decade—but more importantly, I have had the privilege of partnering with each and every attendee and supporter to help provide mobility to people in need. … Continue reading A Decade of Magic

Monday Recap: From the Field

Greetings and happy Friday Monday! Free Wheelchair Mission has seen a few changes over the past few months and I cannot wait to see what the future has in store. One of those was the hiring of Mr. Reed Hartley to step into the role of Executive Director. He has vast experience working with nonprofits … Continue reading Monday Recap: From the Field