The The Wheelchair Foundation, a division of Global Health and Education Foundation,
a 501(c)3 charitable foundation, has a goal to provide a free wheelchair to every child,
teen and adult worldwide who needs one but has no means to acquire one.
Surprise Your Mom This Mother's Day!
Millions of loving mothers worldwide must face each day without the simple freedom of mobility. These daughters, sisters, and wives must fulfill their roles as mothers from their hands and knees, often times on dirt floors. What greater gift from one mother to another than providing a woman in need with mobility!
Click HERE to read how your acts of kindess effect moms world wide.
Students at Pleasanton's Hart Middle School Raise Funds for Wheelchair Foundation
(Photo:Dan Honda/Tri-Valley Times) Lekha Kesavan, 13, makes her way through a door in a wheelchair at Hart Middle School in Pleasanton on Feb. 27, 2013. Students got to try out some wheelchairs on campus as part of a districtwide fundraiser for the Rotary Club and the Wheelchair Foundation.
Robbie Brumm has new found empathy for the disabled after spending a day rolling around school in a wheelchair.
"It was a little more work than I expected," the 14-year-old said. "You have a different perspective in a wheelchair. Everyone else is able to walk around, but you're not. Toward the end of the day, I wanted to walk because..." Read the full story on our blog HERE.
Wheelchair Foundation, the Vietnam Veterans of Diablo Valley, California and East Meets West Foundation visit Vietnam
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 Wheelchairs throughout the country of Vietnam.
Read the full story on our blog HERE.