On day 2 at Termaine’s home, we completed the ramp and finished a few projects from June 7th. A huge thank you goes out to almost 20 volunteers who came to help during the two day project!
On June 7th, volunteers from Brand Asset Management Group in Chesterfield worked with us to make a difference in our community. Termaine’s 9 year old daughter Tyjah suffered an aneurism when she was only one, resulting in lifelong 24 hour care. Mom moved back to St. Louis to be closer to family for their support. While evaluating the home for a wheelchair ramp, we saw the opportunity to freshen up the house. Brand AMG painted the interior, added trim, installed new flooring, replaced the bathroom vanity, repaired the screened in porch, trimmed back bushes, power washed the house, and made soffit repairs. We thank the Brand AMG volunteers for taking an entire day to make a difference in Termaine’s life. Gateway Housing Service project was connected with Termaine and her children through the Ranken Jordan pediatric bridge hospital.
Our latest project–
Pat was referred to us through a Delmar Gardens therapist. Due to the medical condition of Pat’s legs, she must use a walker to get around. Her home has one step out of the door, and four more off the front porch. Pat has fallen a few times, even with someone assisting her. Her therapist will be helping her learn to navigate the ramp with both a walker and wheelchair. Without the ramp, Pat would eventually have been homebound.
We were contacted by Ranken Jordan to build a ramp for a young man who had been in a serious car accident on May 29, 2018. The accident was a result of someone being distracted by a cell phone. Preston has not been home since the accident, but is planning to return home in mid January. The ramp gives him access to his home. This project was completed December 29, 2018.