The nonprofit Wheelchair Foundation seeks to serve the over 20 million people worldwide who have been immobilized due to warfare, disease, accident, or advanced age. Its goal is to provide one million wheelchairs in five years to those who cannot afford them. Established in 2000 with a grant from the Kenneth E. Behring Foundation, the Wheelchair Foundation to date has provided 24,744 wheelchairs to handicapped persons in 74 nations, including 17 countries in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe. For more information, contact Box 2973, Danville, CA 94526-7973; tel: 877-378-3839; fax: 925-736-8243; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.wheelchairfoundation.org.
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