Wheelchair Foundation
The Wheelchair Foundation is a non-profit organization with a goal to provide a free
wheelchair to every child, teen and adult worldwide who needs one, but has no means to acquire one.

‘Press Releases’ Archives

Celebrating 11 Years of Hope, Mobility & Freedom!

Celebrating 11 Years of Hope, Mobility & Freedom!

June has always been a special month for the Wheelchair Foundation, and 2011 was certainly no exception. Since the year 2000, we have been providing wheelchairs to adults, teens, and children in need and have changed the lives of more than 850,000 people in 153 countries in an effort to distribute [...]

Your Support Brings Us Closer to One Million!

Your Support Brings Us Closer to One Million!

The Wheelchair Foundation is proud to announce a milestone achievement towards our goal of providing at least one million wheelchairs to adults, teens, and children around the world. The 850,000th wheelchair recipient received her life-changing gift on March 16th, 2011 at our recent distribution [...]

Our Continuing Efforts to Help Haiti

Our Continuing Efforts to Help Haiti

A young girl recovers in a wheelchair from the Wheelchair Foundation. January 20th of 2011 marked the one year anniversary of Wheelchair Foundation’s Plane to Haiti relief flight. The opportunity to join among the world’s first responders to the catastrophic Haitian Earthquake, and to be [...]

2010 Holiday Letter from David Behring, President of the Wheelchair Foundation

2010 Holiday Letter from David Behring, President of the Wheelchair Foundation

Dear Friends, Imagine the possibilities that a new red wheelchair brings! During the entire eight years of his life in a small village in Yucatán, Mexico, Jonathan had never moved on his own. He waited and watched as his three sisters and older brother explored their worlds. Now that he is [...]

100 Wheelchairs Donated to the BAPD

By Alesha Cadet The Rotary Club of East Nassau, in partnership with The Rotary Club of Joplin Missouri, donated 100 wheelchairs to the Bahamas Association For the Physically Disabled (BAPD) yesterday. President of the Rotary Club of East Nassau Michele Rassin said, "Rotary is about doing good [...]

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