Archive for December, 2011

Back in USA

Posted: 30th December 2011 by peter in Uncategorized

Hello all! I hope you all get to look at these amazing photos! Many I had not seen until today. I arrived in NY after a marathon of travel that included a 4 hour flight from Vizak a 12 hour wait at Dehli international and a 14 hour flight to ny. Suffice to say still [...]

Amar Jyoti Day 1

Posted: 25th December 2011 by peter in Uncategorized

Blogging has been difficult. But today was truly amazing day in Dehli. We went to a school that practices full inclusion and at the same time we were hoping to donate the chairs a famous Bollywood star by the name of Amir Kahn showed up to work on a documentary. Mr. Kahn was good enough [...]

A Brooklyn morning

Posted: 22nd December 2011 by peter in Uncategorized

Tuesday morning: 9:15 am Very grey here in New York but I woke up feeling better then I have in months. The stress of getting ready for this project seems to be completely gone and in its place is anticipation of seeing smiles on faces when people get to play in sports chairs for the [...]

The big apple

Posted: 21st December 2011 by peter in Uncategorized

5pm in Brooklyn, Ny my birthplace. Got to love the energy of New York. Bags collected and chairs slowly came out with one backrest missing but found on the last chair hanging by some Velcro brought a smile back to my face. Will tape backrest on prior to departure tomorrow. Mr. John Hamre was right [...]

Travel Begins

Posted: 21st December 2011 by peter in Uncategorized

6am and my 1st blog ever. Yesterday was spent organizing chairs and final touches and a early thanksgiving feast with the fam. Supracor cushions look awesome on chairs! Two time paralympian Kaitlyn Verfuerth met me at my house at 3 am to help drive me up to Phoenix. Thanks Kaitlyn! Just as we were getting [...]

WAW Makes The News!

Posted: 1st December 2011 by greg in Exciting News

On our last day at Amar Jyoti Ibnlive put together the following piece on the clinics and donations we did there: http://ibnlive.in.com/videos/207396/sheer-joy-of-sport-for-physically-challenged-kids.html It was a bummer that Pete had already departed for the clinic and donations in Visag, but hopefully we will be seeing posts from the extensive media coverage he had down there soon!