Free Wheelchair Mission Named Finalist for 2012 CLASSY Award in Health and Well Being
Free Wheelchair Mission, a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides the gift of mobility to the impoverished disabled in developing nations, has been selected as a finalist by StayClassy, Inc. for the 2012 CLASSY Award in the category of Health and Well Being. Finalists were selected from a pool of regional finalists by a public vote and selection panel made up of past CLASSY award winners.
Winners of each CLASSY Award category will be announced at the CLASSY Awards ceremony in San Diego, CA on Saturday, September 29.
For more information on Free Wheelchair Mission and its selection as a finalist for the 2012 CLASSY Award for Health and Well Being, contact Communications Specialist Andrew Young at (949) 273-8470 or via email at ayoung(at)freewheelchairmission(dot)org.
About Free Wheelchair Mission: FWM is a humanitarian, faith-based organization that seeks to “provide the transforming gift of mobility to the impoverished disabled in developing countries, as motivated by Jesus Christ.” Since 2001, Free Wheelchair Mission has sent over 648,000 specially-made wheelchairs to over 85 countries around the world, sharing the gifts of dignity, independence and hope.
About the CLASSY Awards: The CLASSY Awards is the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country, celebrating the greatest charitable achievements by nonprofit organizations, socially conscious businesses, and individuals worldwide. In 2011, nearly 2,000 organizations and volunteers were nominated for a CLASSY Award, and their collective efforts impacted the lives of more than 200,000,000 people in 71 countries worldwide (per their website).
About StayClassy, Inc.: StayClassy is a fast-growing San Diego-based startup that develops an online fundraising product used by thousands of Nonprofit organizations around the world. The company was founded in 2006 by a couple of friends who were looking to fundraise for charity, but didn't know how to get started. They envisioned a platform that made it easy for Nonprofits to turn their supporters into fundraisers; and so, they set off to build one. After years of testing their concept with dozens of Nonprofits, their initial idea has evolved into what is now an industry-leading online fundraising solution for Charities, Foundations, Churches, Schools, Clubs and more. Recently, the founders were selected by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the top 5 most promising social entrepreneurs in America. The company is also the host of the Classy Awards, the largest philanthropic awards show in the Country (per their website).
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