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

Monthly Recap-November 2017

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

October 2017 Recap

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

Monthly Recap – September 2017

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

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

FWM July 2017 recap

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