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.
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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.”
We reach out to families living with disability with gospel-adorned hope.
We extend gospel-centered care through Community Support, Respite, Retreats and Getaways, and Crisis Response.
We connect families with Christ-honoring, disability friendly churches where they find a place belong.
News, Stories & Inspiration
“I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises… let all who are helpless take heart.”Psalm 34:1-3 When our Wheels for the World team returned from Cuba, I was handed a small, folded note written in halting English by Rosita, an 11-year-old Cuban girl with spina bifida. This child had spent most of her life dragging herself…Read More
Spring’s upon us, and I know because the forsythia has already blossomed. Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada, and you know, when I used to live back east in Maryland, I loved late February, early March when the yellow forsythia would bloom. Up and down the streets, along the fence in the backyard that bright, happy…Read More
“It was good for me to be afflicted so that I might learn your decrees.” Psalm 119:71 We remember Martin Luther for the way his words shaped the Protestant Reformation, but I resonate with his confession: “I never knew the meaning of God’s Word until I was afflicted.” That speaks to me! Because God has…Read More
On the day Kekoa was born, doctors told his mother, Joy, that little Kekoa would never survive through the night. But Kekoa, whose name means “Courageous Warrior” in Hawaiian, not only fought through that first night; he lived an incredible life. Severely disabled and medically fragile due to his cerebral palsy, Kekoa finally said goodbye to his earthly family on his 26th birthday, when he…Read More
“As servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing….” 2 Corinthians 6:4, 10 Jesus was “full of joy,” and yet Isaiah called him “a man of sorrows.” How is it possible to experience both emotions at once? Well, think of your own experience. Often, joyful moments coincide with difficult…Read More
Hi, this is Joni Eareckson Tada and oh, do I miss my daddy. My father was a building contractor, and I remember long ago when I was little girl, I would love to hear him talk about his work around the dinner table. He’d explain how this house was going, or the floors he was…Read More
“Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 5:20 As I write, I’m looking beyond my sliding glass door at a plaque on our patio wall. It’s surrounded by potted plants and flowers and a bird house. The plaque says: “So very Thankful, Forever Grateful, Unbelievably Blessed.”…Read More
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds.” James 1:2 Madam Guyon was a French noblewoman who lived in the 1700s. She was a vibrant Christian who was devoted to her Savior. Her popularity outraged the religious officials and their jealousy led to her imprisonment. For over ten…Read More
“Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom!” 2 Corinthians 3:17 Joni and Friends Tennessee wanted to find creative ways to help the combat veterans at our Warrior Getaway express the guilt, shame and regret buried deep within their souls after returning home from war, so we brought in award-winning songwriters from Nashville…Read More
DeAnn, who has cerebral palsy, attended Family Retreat in New Mexico with her husband, Kevin. There she was able to participate in new and exciting events like horseback riding and the zip line! DeAnn was a vibrant member of the women’s group at Family Retreat, and she really shined when she sang in the Talent…Read More