June 1, 1999

Organization established at Pastor Moses Park’s residence with 4 board members and 2 consultants

Registered as a Non-Profit Christian Organization with U.S. Federal and State Government

June 4, 1999
July 1, 1999

Published Monthly Newsletter No. 1

Opened an office in Korea Town, L.A. (300 S. Hobart Blvd.)

Sept. 10, 1999
Sept. 23, 1999

Started weekly Thursday meetings

The 1st “Wheels of Love Project” (49 wheelchairs and others)

Sept. 30, 1999
Oct. 28, 1999

Thanksgiving Service held for the establishment of Shalom Disability Ministries

The 2nd “Wheels of Love Project” (65 wheelchairs and others)

March 26, 2000
June 1, 2000

Published English translation starting with Monthly Newsletter No. 12

The 1st Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 22, 2000
June 24, 2000

The 1st Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

Administrative Manager (Deaconess Soon Shil Chi) begins working with SDM

July 1, 2000
Oct. 1, 2000

The 3rd “Wheels of Love Project” (92 wheelchairs and others)

The 1st Shalom Family Retreat (Palm Springs)

Oct. 28, 29, 2000
Dec., 2000

The 1st Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

JDS Ae Young Kim begins working with Shalom Disability Ministries

Jan. 1, 2001
March 24, 2001

The 4th “Wheels of Love Project” (130 wheelchairs and others)

The 2nd Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 21, 2001
June 23, 2001

The 2nd Picnic Held for the Disabled Families in the L.A. Area

The 5th “Wheels of Love Project” (165 wheelchairs and others)

Sept. 30, 2001
Oct. 27, 28, 2001

The 2nd Shalom Family Retreat (Palm Springs)

The 6th “Wheels of Love Project” (1 container of medical supplies)

Oct. 30, 2001
Dec. 13, 2001

The 7th “Wheels of Love Project” (63 wheelchairs and others)

The 2nd Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec., 2001
Jan. 10, 2002

Shipped 1 container of food supplies to Sorok-Do

The 8th “Wheels of Love Project” (512 wheelchairs and others)

Feb. 21, 2002
May 11, 2002

Moved to new office (3330 Wilshire Blvd., 2nd Floor)

The 3rd Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 20, 2002
July 13, 2002

The 3rd Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 3rd Shalom Family Retreat (Palm Springs)

Oct. 27, 28, 2002
Nov. 30, 2002

The 9th “Wheels of Love Project” (183 wheelchairs and others)

The 3rd Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec., 2002
May 11, 2003

Invited Pastor Young Ki Yoo as Chairman of the Board of Directors (Began regular board meetings)

The 4th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 19, 2003
June 22, 2003

The 1st “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

The 10th “Wheels of Love Project” (278 wheelchairs and others)

July 15, 2003
July 19, 2003

The 4th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 4th Shalom Family Retreat (Palm Springs)

Oct. 2 – 5, 2003
Dec., 2003

The 4th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

The 5th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 10, 2004
June 12, 2004

The 2nd “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

The 11th “Wheels of Love Project” (410 wheelchairs and others)

July 8, 2004
July 10, 2004

The 5th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 5th Shalom Family Retreat (Bryce/Zion Canyon)

Oct. 7 – 10, 2004
Dec. 9, 2004

The 5th Scholarships granted to the students of families with disabled members

The 6th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 9, 2005
July 16, 2005

The 6th Picnic held for the disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 12th “Wheels of Love Project” (565 wheelchairs and others)

July 20, 2005
Aug. 5, 2005

The 3rd “Love Story on Wheels” Concert Held

Short Term Mission Trip to North Korea (JDS Ae Young Kim and others)

Sept. 2 – 10, 2005
Oct. 28 – 30, 2005

The 6th Shalom Family Retreat

The 6th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec. 14, 2005
Feb. 11, 2006

Moved to the present location (900 S. Westmoreland Ave.)

The 13th “Wheels of Love Project” (11 wheelchairs and others)

March 13, 2006
Apr 6, 2006

Thanksgiving Service held to celebrate the move to the new location

The 7th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 1, 2006
June 10, 2006

The 7th Picnic Held for disabled families in L.A. Area

The 4th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

Aug. 5, 2006
Sept. 20, 2006

The 14th “Wheels of Love Project” (752 wheelchairs and others)

The 7th Shalom Family Retreat

Oct. 12 – 14, 2006
Dec. 14, 2006

The 7th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

The 15th “Wheels of Love Project” (200 wheelchairs and others)

Feb. 7, 2007
April 1, 2007

JDS Yong Joon Kim begins working with SDM

The 8th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 7, 2007
June 23, 2007

The 5th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

Deaconess Soon Shil Chi resigned (worked 7 years)

June 30, 2007
July 14, 2007

The 8th Picnic held for the disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 16th “Wheels of Love Project” (640 wheelchairs and others)

Aug. 1, 2007
Aug. 1, 2007

Administrative Manager (Deaconess Tae Hyun Kim) begins working with SDM

Short Term Mission Trip to China (Pastor and Mrs. Park)

Aug. 31 – Sept. 8, 2007
Nov. 6, 2007

The 17th “Wheels of Love Project” (crutches and others)

The 8th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec. 13, 2007
June 5, 2008

The 9th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

The 6th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

June 14, 2008
July 7, 2008

Administrative Manager Tae Hyun Kim resigned (moved to another state) Administrative Manager Sung Ae Son begins working with SDM

The 9th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

July 12, 2008
Aug. 5, 2008

The 18th “Wheels of Love Project” (821 wheelchairs and others)

Short Term Mission Trip to China (JDS Ae Young Kim and others)

Aug. 29 – Sept. 6, 2008
Dec. 18, 2008

9th Scholarships granted to students of family with disabled members

Administrative Manager Sung Ae Son resigned Administrative Manager Hyeree Kim begins working with SDM

Jan. 31, 2009
April 3, 2009

The 19th “Wheels of Love Project” (102 wheelchairs and others)

The 10th Shalom Party to honor the elderly

May 5, 2009
June 4, 2009

The 10th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

The 7th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

June 13, 2009
July 11, 2009

The 10th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 20th “Wheels of Love Project” (882 wheelchairs and others)

Aug. 18, 2009
Oct. 8 – 10, 2009

The 10th Year Anniversary Shalom Family Retreat (Palm Springs)

The 10th Year Anniversary Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec. 24, 2009
April 22 – May 1, 2010

The 1st Short Term Mission Trip to Cambodia

The 11th Shalom Party to honor the elderly

May 4, 2010
June 10, 2010

The 11th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

The 11th Picnic held for the disabled families in the L.A. Area

June 12, 2010
Aug. 18, 2010

The 21st “Wheels of Love Project” (348 wheelchairs and others)

The 2nd Short Term Mission Trip to Cambodia

Sept. 17 – 26, 2010
Oct. 7 – 9, 2010

The 11th Year Anniversary Shalom Family Retreat (Palm Springs)

The 22rd “Wheels of Love Project” (200 wheelchairs and others)

Nov. 16, 2010
Dce. 23, 2010

The 11th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

The 12th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 2, 2011
June 6, 2011

The 12th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 8th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

July 17, 2011
Aug. 24, 2011

The 23rd “Wheels of Love Project” (416 wheelchairs and others)

The 12th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec. 22, 2011
Jan. 11, 2012

The 24th “Wheels of Love Project” (152 wheelchairs and others)

The 13th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving & New Building Dedication Service held

June 7, 2012
July 8, 2012

The 9th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

The 13th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

Sept. 15, 2012
Nov. 6, 2012

The 25th “Wheels of Love Project” (447 wheelchairs and others)

The 13th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

Dec. 20, 2012
March 12, 2013

The 26th “Wheels of Love Project” (410 wheelchairs and others)

The 14th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

June 15, 2013
July 14, 2013

The 10th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

The 27th “Wheels of Love Project” (260 wheelchairs)

Oct. 29, 2013
Dec. 5, 2013

The 14th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members

The 28th “Wheels of Love Project” (100 wheelchairs and others)

Feb. 10, 2014
March 24, 2014

The 29th “Wheels of Love Project” (264 wheelchairs)

The 15th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June 5, 2014
June 7, 2014

The 15th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 11th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

July 13, 2014
Sept. 16, 2014

The 30th “Wheels of Love Project” (457 wheelchairs and others)

The 15th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members & Christmas Party

Dec. 18, 2014
June 4, 2015

The 16th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

The 16th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

June 6, 2015
July 12, 2015

The 12th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert & Baritone Recital by Moses Park held

Pastor Yong Jun Kim resigned (worked 8 and half years)

Aug. 31, 2015
Sept. 10, 2015

Pastor Moses Park’s Praise CD “The Cross & Peace”Released

The 31th “Wheels of Love Project” (695 wheelchairs and others) Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia

Sept. 15, 2015
Dec. 17, 2015

The 16th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members & Christmas Party.

JDS Myoung Sook Kim begins working with SDM

Jan. 25, 2016
Feb. 4, 2016

JDS Ae Young Kim resigned (worked 15 years)

The 32th “Wheels of Love Project” (260 wheelchairs and others)-China

Mar. 17, 2016
May 11, 2016

The 33th “Wheels of Love Project” (100 wheelchairs and others)-Mexico

The 17th Year Anniversary Thanksgiving Service held

June. 2, 2016
June. 18, 2016

The 17th Picnic held for disabled families in the L.A. Area

The 13th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

July. 17, 2016
July. 30, 2016

Deacon Soon O Kwon resigned (worked 4 and half years)

The 34th “Wheels of Love Project” (643 wheelchairs and others)-China, Burundi

Sep. 20, 2016
Dec. 22, 2016

The 17th Scholarships granted to students of families with disabled members & Christmas Party

The 35th “Wheels of Love Project” (144 wheelchairs and others)-Kyrgyzstan

April 17, 2017
June 1, 2017

The 18th Anniversary Worship Service held

The 18th Picnic for Disabled Families held

June 10, 2017
July 16, 2017

The 14th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

Mr. Ho Il Kang joined Shalom as building manage

Sep 1, 2017
Sep 12, 2017

The 36th “Wheels of Love Project” (200 wheelchairs and others)-Houston, Texas

The 37th “Wheels of Love Project” (411 wheelchairs and others)-Burundi

Sep 27, 2017
Oct 2, 2017

Mrs. Grace Park joined Shalom as office manager

Mrs. Hye Ree Kim resigned (worked 8 years and 9 months)

Oct 20, 2017
Dec 6, 2017

The 38th “Wheels of Love Project” (76 wheelchairs and others)-South Korea

The 18th Scholarship Award & 2017 Christmas Party held

Dec 21, 2017
Jan 2, 2018

Ms. Young Ran Hong joined Shalom as office manager

Mrs. Grace Park  resigned (worked 3 months)

Jan 12, 2018
April 28, 2018

The 39th “Wheels of Love Project” (200 wheelchairs and others)-Uganda

The 19th Anniversary Worship Service held & Invited Pastor Jae Duk Ryu as the 2nd Chairman of the Board of Directors

June 7, 2018
June 9, 2018

The 19th Picnic for Disabled Families held

The 15th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

July 15, 2018
Aug 17, 2018

Pastor Donh Ho Lim resigned (worked 2 years 10 months)

The 40th “Wheels of Love Project” (423 wheelchairs and others)-Uzbekistan, Uganda

Sep 12, 2018
Dec 5, 2018

The 41th “Wheels of Love Project” (200 wheelchairs and others)-Guatemala

The 19th Scholarship Award & 2017 Christmas Party held

Dec 20, 2018
April 9, 2019

Communion Service

The 20th Anniversary Worship Service held

June 6, 2019
June 8, 2019

The 20th Picnic for Disabled Families held

The 16th “Love Story on Wheels” Concert held

July 14, 2019
Sept. 25, 2019

The 42th “Wheels of Love Project” (625 wheelchairs and others)-Uganda, Paraguay, Kyrgyzstan

The 20th Scholarship Award & 2017 Christmas Party held

Dec 19, 2019
Now

So far we have shipped 12,951 wheelchairs and 52,851 pcs of other medical aids and have given practical help to a total of 65,802 people with disabilities in the 15 countries around the world since we launched The 1st Wheels of Love Project in 1999, and effectively reached out to them with gospel of peace.