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Phone: 800-733-0858
15279 Alton Parkway
Ste. 300

California 92618

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Target demographics: Individuals facing physical challenges in the developing world who cannot otherwise obtain a wheelchair.

Direct beneficiaries per year: In FY2012 we provided 68,200 wheelchairs.

Geographic areas served: FWM operates in 86 countries: for a full overview of where we work you can go to www.freewheelchairmission.org/map

Programs: Free Wheelchair Mission provides wheelchairs to individuals living in the developing world who need a wheelchair, but can't afford one. Our wheelchairs are specially designed to withstand life in rugged rural areas and urban landscapes.

We provide wheelchairs to as many people as we are able and we do not deny services based on race, religion, gender, ethnicity, or age.

Our mission is "to provide the transforming gift of mobility to the physically disabled poor in developing countries, as motivated by Jesus Christ."
Since being founded in 2001, Free Wheelchair Mission has given more than 670,000 people the gift of mobility in 86 countries worldwide.

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This organization is an outstanding example of just how much can be done with a little creativity, a lot of hard work, great local partners, and an undying passion to reach and transform the lives of those who truly are the poorest, most marginalized in the world. Through their vast network of local... more »
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I was sorry to read Bradley Wallis's review above. However, this seems to come with the territory for people who devote their lives to helping to change the world. I spent over 10 years with this organization in a number of roles including Board Member, volunteer, donor, and personally visited and... more »
FWM was my choice to donate my winnings from a charity 5K that I won. During the run I was thinking about how thankful I am for the ability to run. I wanted to share the amazing gift of mobility to others in developing countries so FWM was the perfect choice. This charity does incredible work and... more »
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