Making a Difference: Greater Philadelphia

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 5, 2015
  • Wheels For The World

Volunteers collecting wheelchairs for Wheels for the WorldDo you know what happens to a wheelchair after it’s donated to our Wheels for the World ministry? You make ministry happen at Joni and Friends Area Ministries, located throughout the United States. Recently, in the Greater Philadelphia area, a group of volunteers emptied two storage units and filled a sixty-three foot tractor-trailer with wheelchairs and walkers! With help from the Eastern Pennsylvania Area Office, 300 wheelchairs will go to Cheshire Correctional Institution to be refurbished. Once finished, they will be shipped to Romania and El Salvador and given to disabled children and adults in need. Maybe you know of a wheelchair sitting in a garage or attic, no longer used. You can help, too! Learn how you can donate a wheelchair and make a difference in someone’s life!


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