LA County Fire Department Washing Wheelchairs at the LA Wheelchair Wash Festival in honor of National Disabilities Awareness Month

Today is the Familia Unida 13th annual Los Angeles Wheelchair Wash Festival. The LA County Fire Department is among hundreds of volunteers that will be washing wheelchairs.

Los Angeles, CA, October 24, 2016 - The Familia Unida 13th annual Wheelchair Wash Festival takes place this Sunday at the East Los Angeles Civic Center. Festivities kick off with a red carpet ceremony beginning at 10am in celebration of national disabilities awareness month. Admission is free and includes lunch. Come get your wheelchair washed, waxed, and tuned up. Hundreds of volunteers are in attendance washing wheelchairs and providing additional services at no costs such as haircuts, manicures, makeovers, massages, children’s activities, community resources, and much more! Live entertainment throughout the event to feature performers celebrating life through music and dance.

Familia Unida Wheelchair Wash Festival Free Admission.

Wheelchair Wash Festival – Hosted by Familia Unida

When: Sunday – October 23 2016

Admission: FREE and includes lunch
Time: 10am-6pm
Location: East LA Civic Center
4801 East 3rd St. 90022
More info: 323-418-2667

Event Highlights You Dont Want to Miss:

Red Carpet Roll Ceremony @10am

Rolling through the red carpet!

Familia Unida will release 20 doves during the opening ceremony to commemorate the 20th year anniversary of the non-profit agency the hosts the annual event. The hallmark organization will also pay tribute the community served and bring awareness to disabilities month. Attendees roll through the red carpet getting the VIP treatment with photographers snapping photos and fans cheering and singing as the event kicks off!

Limitless Performance – Main Stage @1:30pm

Performs on the main stage at 1:30pm.

Special guest performance at 1:30pm by Limitless a group of no boundaries showcasing talented dancers. Limitless Dance Group embraces individuals of all backgrounds and abilities and enable opportunities to create beautiful things together. The mission and vision of Limitless is about empowerment, integration, and imagination. Familia Unida is excited for the opportunity showcase Limitless on the main stage this Sunday.

LA County Fire Department – 11am-2pm

LA County Fire Department washing wheelchairs from 11am-2pm

Volunteers will be washing wheelchairs from 10am-6pm! However, we have special guests that will also be lending a hand. The LA County Fire Department is bringing their big red trucks to show support to National Disabilities Awareness Month. They will also be washing wheelchairs, come say hello and thank you to our kind Fireman.

Haircuts, Manicures and Makeovers 11am-4pm

Volunteers in the beauty industry from all over SoCal donate their services to attendees!

Beauty industry professionals volunteer their services to continue to make this event FREE. Attendees are able to get a full day of pampering: Haircut, Manicure and Makeovers.

Lunch 12pm-2pm

Lunch will be provided to attendees. Local restaurants have donated delicious food to be served.

Lunch will be provided to attendees! Thanks to our local restaurants that have donated delicious eats to our Festival.

A special thank you to: Stevens Steakhouse, Teresitas Restaurant, Jack Zang Food Distribution, Subway, Pronto Pizza, Heart of Compassion, Trader Joes, The New Zealand Lamb Company, Liliana’s Tamales and Pinas Restaurant.


Contact Details

Company Name: Familia Unida
Issued By: Jackie Lopez
Phone: 562-264-5846
Address: 4716 E. Cesar Chavez Ave Los Angeles CA 90022
City: Los Angeles
State: CA
Zip: 90022
Country: United States
Website: Visit the website

Keywords : wheelchair wash, familia unida, los angeles,

by Jackie Lopez (few years ago!)

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