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.

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Giving The Gift of Mobility – A Letter From Wheelchair Foundation President David Behring

Giving The Gift of Mobility – A Letter From Wheelchair Foundation President David Behring

Dear Friends, We take Mobility for granted - a basic right that so many have never experienced. I’ll bet you have no idea that over a hundred million people worldwide lack mobility. Without a wheelchair, their options are limited in ways beyond our comprehension. Because of your exceedingly [...]

Paddling For A Purpose

Paddling For A Purpose

A Mississippi River challenge brings wheelchairs to El Salvador. Pondering the options for a summer challenge, Hector Manley considered biking or walking across the United States. “Then,” he says, “I read about people kayaking the Mississippi River.” “We asked Hector whether he knew how [...]

Mobility For Amercia

Mobility For Amercia

Dear Friends, As two of our nation’s greatest holidays approach, Memorial Day and Independence Day, we are reminded of those who have sacrificed for our freedom and independence. Yet many of our fellow Americans continue to live their lives without the simplest of freedoms and a basic human [...]

From the Heart: Embracing the Ability to Enable Others

From the Heart: Embracing the Ability to Enable Others

This story is redistributed in its entirety from Alamo Today and written by Jody Morgan. You can read the original article by clicking here.   Elizabeth Campos at Montair Elementary found teaching from a wheelchair a daunting experience. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Campos Thanks to [...]

The Wheelchair Foundation: Giving Hope – Gaining Purpose

The Wheelchair Foundation: Giving Hope – Gaining Purpose

This article taken in it's entirety and written by Jody Morgan appeared in both the Danville Today News as well as the Alamo Today.  The Wheelchair Foundation has delivered nearly 920,000 wheelchairs in over 150 countries since its inception in 2000. As founder Kenneth Behring's original goal of [...]

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