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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A Story Of Friendship, Hope and Mobility

A Story Of Friendship, Hope and Mobility

David Behring, the President of Wheelchair Foundation, tells a brief story of how meeting a young wheelchair recipient in Vietnam has turned into a lifetime friendship. Mr. David Behring with Tran Nghia in 2003 Tran Nghia was a 17 year old high school girl in Hanoi when I first met her.  She [...]

Wheelchair Foundation, the Vietnam Veterans of Diablo Valley, California and East Meets West Foundation visit Vietnam

Wheelchair Foundation, the Vietnam Veterans of Diablo Valley, California and East Meets West Foundation visit Vietnam

WCF, the VVDV, and EMW present wheelchairs to para athletes and others. In November of 2012, Wheelchair Foundation, the Vietnam Veterans of Diablo Valley, California and East Meets West Foundation partnered together to distribute 260 All Terrain Wheelchairs and 60 Basketball and Tennis Sports [...]

Peru via Princeton

Peru via Princeton

Images Courtesy of John Merrill/Merrill Images The Princeton Class of 1977 delivers the gift of mobility to some of the most remote parts of Peru. Story by Donna Freeman Princeton Class of 1977. Bill and I arrived in Peru on July 24th, 12 days in advance of the August 4th rendezvous date. We [...]

Painting a Picture of Hope

Painting a Picture of Hope

George Sumner signing art posters. World-renowned artist George Sumner is an environmental impressionist painter known for his marine life art and avid support of ecological causes. His vivid works have found their way into the collections of Muhammad Ali, Ted Turner and Mikhail [...]

Triopia Concerts Raise Funds for the Wheelchair Foundation

Triopia Concerts Raise Funds for the Wheelchair Foundation

Jacksonville, IL - Triopia music director Jeremy Bartunek wants children to understand that trophies may be fun, but it’s more important to change lives. That’s why all the money raised at Triopia’s concerts goes to the Wheelchair Foundation. The concept began at Bartunek’s first [...]

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