Wheelchair Arrivals

July 2022

Thanks to your generosity, nine containers of wheelchairs arrived in China, Jamaica, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Vietnam, and will soon transform 4,672 lives!

More containers are en route to Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, and Mexico.

A Life Transformed in Costa Rica

July 8, 2022

Michael had been on his way to work as a day laborer on a banana farm in Costa Rica when a car crash cost him his mobility.

Although the accident broke his back, it did not break his spirit. Michael was determined to do the best that he could under the circumstances—and your gift of a wheelchair is empowering him to move on with his life.

(Read more of Michael’s story here.)

VBS Kids Transforming Lives

July 8-15, 2022

Two California churches partnered with Free Wheelchair Mission for VBS (Vacation Bible School) in July: Chino Valley Community Church (pictured above), which raised the most funds ever for their annual VBS, and Saint Michael and All Angels in Corona Del Mar.

For more information on how your church can partner with us, visit this page.

Houston’s Miracle of Mobility Live

July 13, 2022

Houston’s Miracle of Mobility, which was held at Station 3 on July 13th, raised funds to provide more than 1,020 new wheelchairs to individuals in need in developing countries around the world.

In case you missed it, you can watch a replay of the Houston program here.

New Board Member Visit

July 20, 2022

Vermont resident and new Free Wheelchair Mission board member Sefakor Komabu-Pomeyie, PhD (above; second from left) was in town for Miracle of Mobility Live and visited our office for the first time, engaging in several strategic meetings with the team.

Miracle of Mobility Live

July 21, 2022

Held virtually as well as in person at regional events in Costa Mesa, California and Thomasville, North Carolina, Miracle of Mobility Live raised more than $1.92 million, providing mobility to more than 20,000 individuals!

In case you missed it, you can watch a replay of the virtual program here.

New Distribution Partner

July 28, 2022

Please welcome our newest distribution partner, Diversity Action Network (DAN) Somaliland! DAN is slated to receive their first shipment of wheelchairs from us sometime during this fiscal year, expanding our network’s reach in Africa.