Last year we shared with you about Mrs. Kohler and her third grade class who lifted 24 individuals into their very own wheelchair. This year, Mrs. Kohler and her 3rd grade class are at it again for the third year in a row, this time raising 39 wheelchairs!!! Mrs. Kohler said this year her students … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Third Graders are at it Again!
Have we mentioned that we love our ambassadors? Well we do, and we are excited to introduce you to Jim Hardy who has been with us since 2005. Jim has provided roughly 700 wheelchairs —more than $48,000 raised to support our efforts worldwide! He has been an amazing partner of ours and in May 2013 … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Why Jim Loves Free Wheelchair Mission!
Greetings and happy Friday Monday! Last week we told you the story of Mike in Gabon and how a wheelchair had impacted his life. We received an amazing email from Viola, a supporter of ours in British Columbia, who was especially touched by Mike’s story. She told us about her own experience and why FWM was … Continue reading Monday Recap: Why I Give
We are pleased to introduce you to Evan Nguyen, who we’re recognizing with this week’s Ambassador Highlight. Evan is a huge support to our organization! We are so grateful to all our volunteers, and having a regular volunteer who is able to come in every week is such a blessing to our whole staff. It … Continue reading Ambassador Highlight: Volunteer at the Office
Hello all! This Saturday (3/30) we have a volunteer opportunity at An Easter Together with Francis Chan at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA. We need people to help manage tables and booths, help with set-up and tear-down, and (especially) help with our Balloon Crew. If you would be interested in helping out we … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity: An Easter Together with Francis Chan
Hello everyone, we have a volunteer opportunity available this Sunday to help us out at the Long Beach City Marathon: we need people to give water to the runners at our Mile 7.5 water station. Last year's event raised 29 people off the ground and into a wheelchair--we want this year to be even more … Continue reading (Urgent) Volunteer Opportunity: Long Beach City Marathon this Sunday!