Tag: wheelchair ramp

Ramp projects uplift both partner families and volunteers in multiple ways

Ramp projects uplift both partner families and volunteers in multiple ways

Ramp projects uplift both partner families and volunteers in multiple ways To an onlooker, it may seem like an ordinary triangle — albeit acute one. To a skilled construction worker or architect, it may seem like the simplest of projects. But to someone who is confined to a wheelchair or a person whose ability to […]

Long-time community servants get help building much-needed wheelchair ramp

Long-time community servants get help building much-needed wheelchair ramp

Long-time community servants get help building much-needed wheelchair ramp AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Bill and Annie Holman are beloved community servants with an extensive record of charitable and volunteer efforts. Most recently, the Holmans have volunteered with the Foster Grandparents Program at a local elementary school. Anticipating that they may need some mobility assistance as […]

Bicycle Adventurers relish opportunity to help people during build days

Bicycle Adventurers relish opportunity to help people during build days

(Photo: Americus-Sumter Fuller Center homeowner partner and frequent volunteer Thad Harris leads cyclists building a wheelchair ramp in Americus, Georgia.) The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s primary purpose is to help raise funds for The Fuller Center for Housing’s affordable housing ministry — something it has succeeded in doing over the past 10 years to the […]

There is more to some housing projects than first meets the eye

There is more to some housing projects than first meets the eye

Last week, I spent a little time with Mr. Earnest Solomon of Americus, Georgia. At 78, he still gets around his home fairly well. It almost makes you wonder why he needed a wheelchair ramp added to his home. Actually, he didn’t. It was for his wife, Evelyn. As her health declined with her children […]