Joni and Friends has been serving individuals and families affected by disability for 40 years.
Seventeen-year-old Joni Eareckson Tada takes the dive that left her a quadriplegic, dramatically changing her life.
Joni's appearance on The Today Show opens the door to national exposure.
Joni and Friends ministry is established to address the needs of families affected by disability. Joni and a small but dedicated staff begin the work from a two-room office in California.
President Ronald Reagan appoints Joni to the National Council on Disability. Joni advocates for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Joni attends the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act at the White House.
After attending a "Family Conference" sponsored by the federal government and National Council on Disability, Joni challenges the ministry to provide a retreat for families affected by disability. The first Family Retreat was held in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Wheels for the World delivers the 100,000th in Ghana.
Joni celebrates 50 years of God's faithfulness to her in her wheelchair.
Joni and Friends celebrates the 40th anniversary of ministry to individuals and families affected by disability!