Irvine, CA, September 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Free Wheelchair Mission is happy to announce that they have been selected as the winner of the 2012 Classy Award in the category of Health and Well Being. FWM Founder and President Dr. Don Schoendorfer said, "we are humbled to be honored in this way; there are so many organizations out there doing incredible work, especially in the field of health and well being. This award is a testament to all of our staff and supporters for their dedication to our mission."
The Classy Awards is the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the United States. Each Classy award winner was selected by a panel of past-winners and leaders in the nonprofit sector. 64 philanthropic organizations were invited as finalists to the awards, selected from a pool of more than 2,400 nominees. According to StayClassy, Inc, the combined efforts of the nominated groups impacted the lives of 346 million people in 134 countries.
For more information on Free Wheelchair Mission and its selection for the 2012 Classy Award for Health and Well Being, contact Communications Specialist Andrew Young at (949) 273-8470 or via email at communications(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 659,000 specially-made wheelchairs to 86 countries around the world, sharing the gifts of dignity, independence and hope.
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 is also the host of the Classy Awards, the largest philanthropic awards show in the Country (per their website).