CWF Launches Project For Refugees In Turkey To Mark World Refugee Day on June 20th

Vancouver/Istanbul – The Canadian Wheelchair Foundation (CWF) today announced a project to deliver mobility to Syrian and non-Syrian refugees with physical disabilities. Persons with disabilities are often disproportionately affected by crisis. The Foundation has launched a fundraising campaign to sponsor wheelchairs, canes, crutches and walkers to be sent to Turkey. Currently, Turkey is host to …

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One Thousand Haitian Earthquake Victims Receive Free Wheelchairs from The Knights Of Columbus and the Canadian Wheelchair Foundation

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti) – The Canadian Wheelchair Foundation/Fondation Chaise Roulante Canada (CWF), a Global Wheelchair Program partner, was able to facilitate the distribution of 1,000 wheelchairs to persons left with serious physical injuries due to the earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. The Knights of Columbus committed to sponsoring the wheelchairs within days of …

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