Because of your generosity, 14 containers of wheelchairs arrived in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Dominican Republic, Vietnam, and China during the month of August.
FWM Hits Newsstands
The OC Weekly featured the VR experience offered at Miracle of Mobility in this article: http://bit.ly/2mbB25B.
Look who stopped by our booth at the Houston Abilities Expo—Ms. Wheelchair America, Hilary Muehlberger and Ms. Wheelchair Texas, Lauren Taylor! Check the upcoming events below to see if an Abilities Expo will soon be coming to a town near you.
With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in People
Thanks to @sussexroyal, the Instagram account of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Free Wheelchair Mission got a mention, and a link to our website, on People.com.
Interview with CBN
Emmy Award-winning White House correspondent Ben Kennedy (left) interviewed FWM founder Don Schoendorfer for a segment scheduled to air on the Christian Broadcasting Network later this month. Special thanks to HKA, Inc. Marketing Communications for arranging this interview.
American Dream TV
Realtor Jason Risley interviewed Don Schoendorfer and Georgia Kloos for a segment featured on American Dream TV. Watch the segment here.
Raising Awareness at Western U.
Ambassador Michelle Trieu (right, with National Ambassador Manager Dana Hindman) launched an awareness campaign for FWM at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona and plans to create a fundraising project throughout the year.
A press release announced the addition of Pia Hindersson (left) and Mats Feldt as senior product manager and senior R&D advisor, respectively, to the FWM team. Hindersson and Feldt, who hail from Sweden, bring a combined 75 years of expertise in the field of mobility solutions to their volunteer roles at FWM. Read the full press release here.
A screening of the documentary, “Because No One Should Have to Crawl,” was held by our ambassadors at Third Shot Coffee in Prescott, Arizona.