Thursday, June 2, 2011

Local man's mission takes wheelchairs to disabled children in Zambia

"Next week, Don Schoendorfer, a local man-with-a-mission and founder of Free Wheelchair Mission based in Irvine, CA, will travel to Zambia with World Vision to launch a 12-country distribution of custom-fit wheelchairs to benefit people with disabilities in the developing world."

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As hurricane season begins, World Vision designates North Texas as national hub for disaster response

"Despite warnings that the 2011 hurricane season could be busier than average in the Atlantic*, Gulf State residents are more prepared than ever to respond to survivors in damaged areas thanks to World Vision’s grand opening of the organization’s Domestic Disaster Headquarters in North Texas. The organization’s new 56,000-square-foot facility contains 1,000 pallet spaces of relief and recovery materials ready to deploy anywhere nationwide."

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