Greetings, and happy Friday! Click here for a holiday message on video. Exclusive Screenings Audiences in Boston, Massachusetts; Madison, Connecticut; and Newport Beach, California got a sneak peek at the upcoming Visionaries / PBS documentary, Because No One Should Have to Crawl, chronicling the journey to delivering the one-millionth wheelchair. For future screening dates and … Continue reading Monthly Recap-November 2017
The Tour de Scottsdale A team of ambassadors in Arizona raised enough funds at the Tour de Scottsdale to give wheelchairs to 375 people – and, because of the X2 challenge, their gift was matched, doubling their impact to 750. GuideStar Platinum Seal 2017 Free Wheelchair Mission was awarded the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency … Continue reading October 2017 Recap
Greetings, Several weeks ago, a team returned from distributing wheelchairs in Peru, where they met a young woman named Nicole. Team member Sharon Lewis reports: “Like most other 18-year-olds, Nicole has a dream for her future: she wants to work with children. Nicole’s easygoing, patient style, and her confidence and wit, will bring great qualities … Continue reading Monthly Recap – September 2017
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
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
June was quite a month for Free Wheelchair Mission, with several exciting developments along the way. For one, we were thrilled to form a vital new partnership with India Christian Ministries (ICM). India has always been close to our hearts. It’s where we gave away our first four wheelchairs in 2001. Since then, Free Wheelchair … Continue reading A New Work in India
I just returned from Peru a few days ago. It was a wonderful ending to a fantastic trip. I have so much more to tell you. While we do share many of our stories here on our blog, we post others on our social media sites. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram allow us … Continue reading Did you catch our April highlights?