Loma Linda, Calif. (PRWEB) August 10, 2014
Loma Linda University Health PossAbilities is hosting a wheelchair and walker collection drive for Joni and Friends Wheels for the World.
Drop off any new or used non-electric wheelchairs, canes or walkers between 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, west of the PossAbilities office at, 25455 Barton Rd., Suite 109A, Loma Linda, Calif. 92354. Electric wheelchairs cannot be accepted due to the cost of transportation. A tax donation receipt will be provided by Joni and Friends Wheels for the World.
Loma Linda University Health PossAbilities is a non-profit outreach program of Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus. The program seeks to provide for the physical, social and emotional needs of the people who are physically challenged.
Joni and Friends Wheels for the World, as part of its Christian ministry, provides free wheelchairs to children and adults affected by disability worldwide. The wheelchairs are collected nationwide and restored by inmates at correctional facilities across the country to like-new condition.
For more information, call 909-792-2308.
Photo Caption: In this file photo, volunteers prepare to transport the wheelchairs and walkers collected from the wheelchair and walker collection drive last year.
About Loma Linda University Health (LLUH)
Loma Linda University Health includes Loma Linda University's eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center's six hospitals and more than 800 faculty physicians located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Established in 1905, LLUH is a global leader in education, research and clinical care. It offers over 100 academic programs and provides quality health care to 40,000 inpatients and 1.5 million outpatients each year. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, LLUH is a faith-based health system with a mission "to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ."