August 2017

100,000 Wheelchairs Delivered by 2020!

Hope Overflowing

Thousands of disabled children and their parents are crying out for help right now. God does not ignore their cries and neither can we. This summer, Joni and Friends invites you to join our Hope Overflowing: 100,000 by 2020 campaign! Hope...

You Send So Much More than Wheelchairs…You Send Hope!

You send hope!Recently, 11-year-old Kenya and her mother came to our Wheels for the World outreach in need of a wheelchair. Kenya has bone cancer and had to have her right leg amputated. Once a month, she and her mom, Brenda, take the bus into the city for Kenya’s cancer treatments. Brenda is a single mom and provides for her three other children with no support from her ex-husband. She has little money, and getting a much-needed wheelchair for Kenya was an impossible dream… But because of your generosity, the impossible became possible that day at our Wheels for the World outreach. You strengthened this...

Thank You Donors!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 18, 2017
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Thank You!You are sending the Good News of the Gospel worldwide to people affected by disability! Here at home and across the globe, your faithful prayers and generosity is sending practical help and hope through every ministry program at Joni and Friends. Thank you for faithfully offering your prayers, treasure, and time to reach children who might never have heard the Good News of Jesus. Thank you for sending wheelchairs that result in countless lives changed and physical needs met...

Joni's 2018 Planner - Available Now!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 15, 2017
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2018 PlannerJoni’s 2018 Planner is now available in our store! Designed from her beautiful painting A Light in the Forest, Joni captures iridescent sunlight falling through trees, transforming a dark forest into a cathedral of praise! The theme for the 2018 Joni Planner is the “Light of Christ.” Throughout the year, you’ll find encouragement in Joni’s monthly devotions, as well as her selected weekly quotes and Scriptures. Staying organized is a breeze...

A Mother’s Faith is Strengthened

A Mother's Faith is Strengthened

Maria and her 5-year-old daughter, Yessica, needed a miracle when they arrived at our Wheels for the World outreach in El Salvador. Yessica was born with hydrocephalous and spina bifida, and she desperately needed a wheelchair.

Joni and Friends Honors Local Churches with the New Luke 14 Award

Luke 14 AwardRight before our Red Carpet Premiere of the remastered Joni movie, Joni focused attention on several regional churches who have partnered with us to provide exceptional service to individuals affected by disability and their families...

You in Action: El Salvador

You bring God’s love to a hurting world every time you step out of your comfort zone to serve people affected by disability. And God is using your faithfulness to transform lives! It happened recently when God brought our Wheels for the World volunteer seating therapist, Angela, from Indiana...

Your Gifts in Action: Peru

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Aug. 7, 2017
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When you send a Bible and a wheelchair overseas to a child with a disability, the spiritual impact is life-changing for every member of the family. In Peru, Celia brought her son, Renato, who has cerebral palsy, to receive a wheelchair at our Wheels for the World distribution. Your prayers and...

From the Heart

Joni and KenNearly every night before I go to sleep, I ask the Lord to wake me up in the spirit of Isaiah 60:1. When morning breaks, I want to “Arise, shine, for [my] light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon [me].” I know how easily my disability could darken my countenance...