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Date:9/3/2009

_new">sponsorship program in Ecuador. Free Wheelchair Mission, a California-based nonprofit organization, donated 550 wheelchairs valued at nearly $30,000 to families in Quito and Guayaquil in partnership with Children International, which mobilized its volunteers, beneficiaries and the communities to help assemble the wheelchairs in Ecuador.

"We are pleased to partner with Children International to support the people of Ecuador in this capacity," said Don Schoendorfer, president and founder of Free Wheelchair Mission. "Children International has a long history of global humanitarian work, and we appreciate the opportunity to team with them to address suffering and disability in South America."

Children International's President and CEO Jim Cook said, "Free Wheelchair Mission and Children International's joint effort is changing the lives of children and their families living in crushing poverty in Ecuador. Their donation is providing disabled people independence and dignity they feared they might never have."

About Free Wheelchair Mission:

Free Wheelchair Mission is a humanitarian, international, faith-based, non-profit organization based in Irvine, CA. Through creative partnership with over 200 like-minded groups, FWM has provided over 420,000 wheelchairs to impoverished disabled populations living in 70 underserved regions around the world. To learn more, please go to www.freewheelchairmission.org.

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