My name is Thomas Fagbamiye, the Program Chairman for the wheelchair fund for the Georgia State Council. Firstly, I would like to thank you for all the financial contributions over the past year that was made by fellow Brother Knights and Individuals in our various Parishes and Communities all across this great state of Georgia. Thank you, for your support and making this effort a momentous success.
Since 2003, the Knights of Columbus have sponsored the delivery of tens of thousands of wheelchairs to people in need, from our veterans, children and many others who suffer from lack of mobility simply due to the lack of wheelchairs. Due to the efforts of our Order, we have delivered wheelchairs to people in need all over the world, showing exemplary compassion, generosity, and dedication by bringing mobility to those less fortunate.
The state wheelchair fund was established to respond to this need in Georgia. For $150.00, the cost of one wheelchair, we can greatly improve the life of a veteran or others within our state. I am asking all councils to consider donating at least $300.00 towards the purchase of two wheelchairs towards this vital project in their annual charitable donations. This will help us fulfill the State Deputy’s renewed promise that if anyone in the state of Georgia needs one we will make sure they get one. Our mission is to help veterans in our VA Hospitals, Honor Flight Network in GA, Churches, Schools, Children, Teens, and Adults in order to put a smile on their faces and to have their prayers answered.
However, this effort is open to everyone including Brother Knights, who wish to make a tax-deductible donation to this cause, regardless of the amount.
Make donations payable to:
Knights of Columbus Charities of Georgia, Inc.
PS: Do not send your donation to the American Wheelchair Mission.
Thank you in advance for all your help, support and generosity.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or ideas about what to do regarding this project.
Thomas A. Fagbamiye, DD, PFN, PGK
GA Wheelchair Mission Director
678 230 2503