Map of countries that received Free Wheelchair Mission containers in June 2020.

Wheelchair Arrivals

June 2020

Your generosity helped get four containers of wheelchairs to their destination countries—Guatemala, Paraguay, China, and the Philippines—during the month of June.

Faith in Practice receives a container of wheelchairs and distributes them in Guatemala.
Photos courtesy of Faith in Practice.

Wheelchair Distribution in Guatemala

June 10–25, 2020

Our distribution partner in Guatemala, Faith in Practice, unloaded a container of wheelchairs on June 10th and began to distribute them, even in the midst of challenges posed by the pandemic.

Finish line photos from the Virtual Run for Mobility in 2020.

Virtual Run for Mobility

June 12–22, 2020

A record number of runners joined #TeamMobility this year, raising funds to provide a container of 550 wheelchairs! Congratulations to everyone who walked, ran, hiked, or cycled to help transform lives with the gift of a wheelchair.

Members of Urban Mosaic prepare for a remote training session with Free Wheelchair Mission.
Photo courtesy of Urban Mosaic.

Training in Mexico

June 19–20, 2020

Our medical programs team remotely trained around 20 participants from Urban Mosaic, our new distribution partner in Mexico. Training covers topics including an overview of Free Wheelchair Mission, assessment of potential wheelchair recipients, measurements and recommendations, wheelchair assembly and adjustments, and wheelchair user training.