Introducing

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Introducing

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Nearly 1 billion people around the world live with disabilities.

Many of these individuals and their families live in poverty, pain, and despair.

Together we can change this.

We envision a world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ.

Join us in providing mobility, hope, and dignity for our generation and the next.

Become a Luke 14 Project Partner

 Provides 1 pediatric wheelchair every year

Provides 2 pediatric wheelchairs every year

Provides 8 wheelchairs every year

Provides 1 wheelchair every month

“Go out quickly...and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame…so that my house will be full.”
Luke 14:21-23

Reach Care Connect

Reach

We reach out to families living with disability with gospel-adorned hope.

Care

We extend gospel-centered care through Community Support, Respite, Retreats and Getaways, and Crisis Response.

Connect

We connect families with Christ-honoring, disability friendly churches where they find a place belong.

Our Impact

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Wheelchairs delivered internationally
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Special needs family members served worldwide at Retreats & Getaways
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Bibles delivered globally

News, Stories & Inspiration

Love in Action in New Mexico

By Joni and Friends | April 21, 2021

John and Nichole have four beautiful children, including 6-year-old Charlie, who has Down syndrome. Their lives were full of school events and therapies prior to coronavirus, but once shelter-in-place restrictions were put into place, their challenges increased greatly. They found that navigating virtual school with Charlie only added frustration to their daily routine. The end result was daunting fatigue. “It felt like being swept abruptly out to sea…

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When God Sidetracks You

By Joni and Friends | April 21, 2021

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and welcome to Joni and Friends. That’s right, here at Joni and Friends you’ll always hear the most strange and unusual facts. Like, did you know that there is an actual Procrastination Club of America? Yep, my friend, procrastinators across the country have proclaimed a certain day each year as…

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Working For Your Good

By Joni and Friends | April 21, 2021

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 You’d agree that Romans 8:28 is filled with encouragement. When you receive that bad medical report or are hit hard with disappointment, it’s reassuring to know that God’s…

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Welcome the Light

By Joni and Friends | April 20, 2021

“Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed.” John 3:20 The other day, Ken caught me looking at a really silly YouTube video. It wasn’t “sinful,” but it wasn’t edifying either – let alone a worthwhile use of my time. When…

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Helping Hands

By Joni and Friends | April 20, 2021

Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada and I love my helping hands! Welcome to Joni and Friends and my get-up girl Brittany? Her hands love to help. She’s an occupational therapist who pretty much “gives” her time to help me get up in my wheelchair on Sunday mornings. My get-up routine isn’t exactly easy – bed…

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Devoted Dads in Arizona

By Joni and Friends | April 20, 2021

The strain of caring for a child with special needs places additional pressure on a marriage few will ever understand. That’s why so many families affected by disability end up broken. The divorce rate of special needs families remains higher than the national average. And that’s why Joni and Friends is dedicated to doing everything we can…

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Prayer In Tragedy

By Joni and Friends | April 19, 2021

Hi, I’m Joni with a touching memory from another April 19th. Actually, it’s more traumatic than touching. But it’s indelibly printed on my heart when, decades ago today, I received an early morning call from a pastor-friend whose church was in Oklahoma City. His voice was tense, and he asked if I was watching the…

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Sweetness From Hard Things

By Joni and Friends | April 19, 2021

“They did not thirst when he led them through the deserts; he made water flow for them from the rock; he split the rock and water gushed out.” Isaiah 48:21 Have you heard that expression “squeeze water from a rock?” Everyone knows it’s impossible. Everyone, that is, except God. In Deuteronomy 32 the Lord says,…

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More Than You Imagine

By jaf-test | April 18, 2021

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever!” Ephesians 3:20-21 Everyone wants to see God do great things in…

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Find Shelter!

By Joni and Friends | April 17, 2021

“You are my hiding place; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with songs of deliverance.” Psalm 32:7 When the 1994 earthquake hit LA in the middle of the night, our house shook violently. As a quadriplegic, I was not able to jump out of bed and run for cover. So Ken quickly threw…

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