Wheels for the World

Wheels for the World provides the gift of mobility and hope of the gospel to those affected by disability worldwide. People with limited mobility are tragically often excluded from life in their communities because they have no way of moving around. Receiving a wheelchair allows them to attend school and church, therefore becoming part of their communities and villages, changing their lives forever.

If you could change the life of a disabled child who is isolated and overlooked, would you do it? Each wheelchair costs just $150 to send! Joni and Friends invites you to join us and live out your faith!

How Wheels for the World Works

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Donated Wheelchairs

Volunteers, known as "Chair Corps", collect used, but restorable, wheelchairs across the United States.

You can volunteer by: Donating a Wheelchair, Becoming a Chair Corps Volunteer, or Organizing a Wheelchair Drive.

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Step 2
Transportation

Transportation of the wheelchairs to restoration shops and shipping ports is an ongoing need. With over 10,000 wheelchairs collected each year, we are always looking for people to help.

Volunteer to Transport Donated Wheelchairs

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Step 3
Restoration

Inmates at correctional facilities across the US restore used wheelchairs to like-new condition.

We're actively looking for more locations.

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Step 4
Distribution

Each wheelchair recipient receives a custom-fit wheelchair and training in wheelchair use and upkeep. Team members also present each recipient with a Bible and the Gospel message.

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Volunteer to Join an International Team

Upcoming Events

Wheels for the World - Uganda
  • August 4 - August 13, 2017
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Wheels for the World - Romania
  • August 21 - September 2, 2017
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Wheels for the World - Ghana
  • September 9 - September 23, 2017
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Wheels for the World - Jordan
  • September 27 - October 8, 2017
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Wheels for the World - Guatemala 2
  • September 30 - October 7, 2017
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Wheels for the World - Thailand
  • October 6 - October 19, 2017
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Harvest Project

Is your church or organization called to serve people affected by disability around the world? Partner with Joni and Friends and receive up to 200 restored wheelchairs for your next mission trip!

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