Children are waiting for wheelchairs – Will you help them?

You can send 5 brand-new pediatric wheelchairs to disabled children around the world, who are eagerly awaiting this precious gift.

Be a Part of the Global Access Conference

This conference will bring together disability leaders, ministers, educators and practitioners from around the world. By attending you will learn how to create and pursue advanced disability initiatives within church and cultural communities, and will build lasting networks of support and education throughout the international disability community.

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Family Retreats

For families that live with disability, here’s a week of spiritual refreshment along with action-packed, accessible activities. Grow in Christ, strengthen family bonds, and build friendships with others on the same journey.

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Fun For Kids!

Our website has a special section for boys and girls – music, games, photos, and surprises just for kids.

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New to  Joni and Friends?

Welcome! Our ministry is dedicated to extending the love and message of Jesus Christ to people who are affected by disability around the world.

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Daily Radio Program

Joni and Friends Radio Program

Interview with Becky Oprean #2

In this interview, Joni talks with Becky Oprean about Becky's ministry to others with special ...

Television Series

Joni and Friends Television Series

Cause 4 Life

In many cultures around the world, a baby born with a disability brings fear, and even ...

You Are Not Alone

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  • Attend a Family Retreat

    We offer fully accessible retreats that provide spiritual refreshment and camp-style fun for families who live with disability.

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  • Locate the Joni and Friends office nearest you

    Connect with one of our area ministry offices, located throughout the United States.

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  • Find a disability-friendly church that ministers to your needs

    Locate and learn about churches that offer disability ministry programs and accessibility.

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  • Discover resources and organizations that can help

    Browse through our extensive listing of resources related to a wide variety of disability issues.

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  • Purchase books and other inspirational products from our store

    Books & devotionals by Joni Eareckson Tada and others, Bible studies, ministry resources, and gift items.

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You can make a difference
  • Join Us in Prayer & Praise

    Please take a few minutes to review our daily prayer and praise requests.

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  • Volunteer for Wheels for the World

    Serve on an outreach to a developing country, providing wheelchairs and the Gospel message.

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  • Volunteer for a Family Retreat

    Come alongside a child or adult with a disability throughout a week-long retreat for families.

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  • Receive education and training in disability ministry

    Our Christian Institute on Disability offers all levels education for leaders in disability ministry.

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News and Events

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  • Leave a Rich Legacy!

    My heart aches for the children of the world who are disabled. And Joni and Friends is setting an unprecedented goal to deliver 3500 pediatric wheelchairs to needy disabled children in one year! We are calling this campaign the Wheels for the World Legacy Gift. The plight of boys and girls with ...

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  • When You Send a Wheelchair, Lives are Changed!

    When he was three years old, Valentin was adopted by a loving older lady named Elena. “Valentin captured my heart,” she said. “God gave me the desire to adopt him – this beautiful little boy that nobody wanted.” Across the world, thousands of babies like Valentin are abandoned because they ...

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  • Global Access Conference

    You are the key to an accessible world! Join us for Global Access Conference 2015 as we bring together disability leaders, ministers, educators and practitioners from around the world. Taking place February 17-20 in Southern California, this is an unprecedented opportunity to share experiences, forge strong working relationships, and learn ...

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