Wheels For The World

A Wheelchair for Melissa

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 3, 2018
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Ruth saw that her daughter Melissa was in desperate need of a wheelchair. And she knew she couldn’t carry her on her shoulders forever. Yet with disabilities such as spina bifida, hydrocephalus, seizures...

Come Join Our Chair Corps!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • March 7, 2018
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Chair Corps

Providing wheelchairs to people affected by disabilities around the world is possible because of our dedicated Chair Corps volunteers who serve across the United States. These volunteers provide local drop-off sites for used wheelchairs, walkers...

Wheels in Prisons

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Oct. 10, 2017
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Wheels in PrisonsWheels for the World depends not only on prayer, donations, volunteers, and people with disabilities… its success depends on hundreds of inmates in 16 prisons across the country. Joni and Friends works with correctional facilities to establish Wheels for the World restoration shops where inmates work hard to refurbish used but...

Chair Corps

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • June 17, 2017
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Chair CorpsOften, I blog about our amazing Joni and Friends volunteers—I just can’t help myself. This ministry would not function without their help. Every one of our departments depends on people willing to serve—especially Wheels for the World...

Upcoming Outreaches in China

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • May 22, 2017
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China Outreaches

From its busy cities to rural villages, China has undergone rapid social, economic, and political transitions in recent years. While perceptions of the disabled community are improving, there are still over 84 million people living with disabilities in in China, many who have never heard about the love of Jesus Christ. This month...

Thank You for Giving Children a Life-Changing Gift

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • March 27, 2017
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Thank You for GivingSix-year-old Annadelce had a high fever which left her disabled when she was very young. Abandoned by her mother four years ago, Annadelce’s grandmother, Gabriela, raises her instead. Her father is not around and has a new wife and family. Gabriela works hard to provide for all Annadelce’s needs but struggles to make ends meet...

Change a Life Today! 100,000 by 2020

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • March 23, 2017
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Hope OverflowingThousands of disabled children and their parents are crying out for help right now. God does not ignore their cries and neither can we. “Hope Overflowing: 100,000 by 2020” is a bold Joni and Friends initiative...

You Can Change a Life…and Leave a Legacy

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • March 15, 2017
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WFTW Legacy WallIf God gave you the opportunity to change the life of a disabled child, would you? Joni and Friends is inviting you to change a life and leave a legacy through our Wheels for the World Legacy Initiative...

From the Heart

  • By: Joni and Friends, Joni Eareckson Tada
  • March 13, 2017
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From the HeartNot long ago I visited the Metro-Davidson Correctional Facility near Nashville to thank the inmates who were skillfully restoring our used wheelchairs for Wheels for the World...

Preparing Hearts to Hear about the Love of Christ

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • March 3, 2017
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Preparing HeartsYour life of service is an example to others. When you choose to step out in faith and answer the call to serve, incredible things happen and lives are transformed! Meet Mary Kay (left), a physical therapist who answered that call and has served on nine Wheels for the World trips since 1999...

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