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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Providing Mobility to Hermosillo, Mexico

Providing Mobility to Hermosillo, Mexico

In late January Rotary District 5490 visited Hermosillo, Mexico and distributed 110 wheelchairs.   Rebecca Wilks, MD, a Past President of Peoria North Rotary Club, attended the distribution and wrote the below story. "I have some history with the Wheelchair Foundation.  I’d read Ken [...]

Students Get a Glimpse of Life in a Wheelchair

This article borrowed from the San Ramon Patch article published on Oct. 16, 2013 by Jane McInnis (Editor) Understanding the difficulty of getting around in a wheelchair has been a hands-on lesson for students at Montevideo Elementary. Last week, Montevideo Elementary's physical education [...]

Added Comfort For Physically Disabled

Added Comfort For Physically Disabled

This article was borrowed from the Seychelles Nation website from Oct 8 2013  Added Comfort For Physically Disabled Children and Elderly Mr Ken Behring along with Rotary providing mobility to children in the Seychelles. The Rotary Club of Victoria in partnership with an international [...]

Wheels for Chairs – “RUSH” A Ron Howard Film

Wheels for Chairs – “RUSH” A Ron Howard Film

On Thursday, September 26th 2013, there will be a special advance screening of the movie RUSH from Two-time Academy Award® winner Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon) at Century Theatre in the Blackhawk Plaza at 7:00 pm along with a reception that begins at 5:30 at the Blackhawk Musuem. A [...]

Wheelchairs for Fiji

Wheelchairs for Fiji

In August of 2013, Wheelchair Foundation shipped 110 wheelchairs to Fiji. Below are excerpts  borrowed from the Fiji Sun.com news articles which you can read in their entirety here and here. Receiving 18 of the 110 delivered wheelchairs, the president of the Rotary Club of Fiji, Adrain Hughes, [...]

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