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?
March was another exciting month at Free Wheelchair Mission. Highlights include: The arrival of 3,640 wheelchairs at their destination countries. The “Mission to 1 Million” continues–the total number of units shipped to date currently stands at 981,314. The third-grade class at St. Joachim School in Costa Mesa, California raised $5,034 by creating and executing their … Continue reading March 2017 Highlights
Can you believe that it’s already March? The first two months of the year have gone by so quickly, with many exciting developments along the way. Here are some highlights from February 2017: Three new members joined our team, including our Executive Director, Nuka Solomon. FWM earned the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency for nonprofit … Continue reading February Highlights