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Free Wheelchair Mission Breaks List of Top 60 OC Nonprofits in 2009
Date:12/8/2009

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern California-based philanthropy Free Wheelchair Mission was ranked among the top 60 Orange County nonprofits for the first time ever, as according to the November 30, 2009 issue of Orange County Business Journal. The Irvine-based charity was noted for its strong revenue among a list of stellar local nonprofits that held steady amidst a year of economic difficulty.

"We are pleased to be noted among such remarkable philanthropies," said Don Schoendorfer, president and founder of Free Wheelchair Mission. "Our friends and donors are a powerful base of support, and we're extremely thankful to them for keeping the wheelchairs rolling out this year."

2009 marks the first time the international wheelchair provision charity was included in the OCBJ annual review of OC nonprofits. Overall, service providers like Free Wheelchair Mission found favor in 2009, as donors this year tended to pare down and prioritize their charitable giving.

Free Wheelchair Mission was founded in 2001 by Schoendorfer and has partnered to date with over 200 like-minded organizations to fund, manufacture and deliver wheelchairs around the globe. Schoendorfer developed the original FWM wheelchair to navigate both the uneven rural terrain and inaccessible urban areas common to developing countries. Through the utilization of an efficient model of operations and by teaming up with a vast network of in-country partners, FWM can access some of the most remote corners of the world, placing a wheelchair for only $59.20. Since their inception, Free Wheelchair Mission has provided more than 430,000 wheelchairs to impoverished disabled populations in over 75 developing countries.

"The demand for mobility in developing countries grows every day whether there is a recession or not," said Schoendorfer. "Our supporters understand the need, and care deeply about the significant impact a basic wheelchair can have upon a life, a family, and a community."

He added, "We deeply appreciate their steadfast embrace of this mission."

About Free Wheelchair Mission: Free Wheelchair Mission is a humanitarian, international, faith-based, nonprofit organization based in Irvine, CA. In partnership with over 200 like-minded groups, FWM funds, manufactures and delivers wheelchairs to impoverished disabled populations living in underserved regions around the world. To learn more, please go to www.freewheelchairmission.org.

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