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RAMPS

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Build Date 12/2/2013 Client Daonise Location Henrico, VA Builders Megan Phillips Lambsy Moorman Matthew Gelozin Andrew Wyatt Drew Cornell Story Daonise is a 57 year old woman who lives alone.  She has congestive heart failure, as well as other health conditions.  She is unable to walk on her own and is on oxygen at all times.  Unfortunately, the first time she used the ramp (after we left) was...

Build Date 11/17/2013 Client Barbara Location Chesterfield, VA Builders Erin Flores Cassie Grebas Laura Fuhr Kaitlyn Kurdziel Richard Watson (not pictured) Eleanor Worthington Story Barbara is a 68 year old who just returned home from the hospital after suffering a debilitating stroke.  Her husband is her caregiver, and is overwhelmed with the care she requires.  This ramp allows him to take her to the doctor's office for appointments.  He...

Build Date 11/16/2013 Client Richard Location Henrico, VA Builders Ariyana Woody Brenda Roberts D'Jaris Woody Ida Farinholt (not pictured) Liza Blackburn (not pictured) Melanie Crittenden (not pictured) Story Richard was diagnosed with a brain tumor when he was four years old.  While the surgery was successful in saving his life, the result is that he will use a wheelchair the rest of his life.  His elderly parents are his...

Build Date 11/16/2013 Client Charlotte Location Henrico, VA Builders Katherine Hubbard Melanie Crittenden Ida Farinholt Liza Blackburn Brenda Roberts D'Jaris Woody (not pictured) Ariyana Woody (not pictured) Story Charlotte is a 58 year old suffering from ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.  She is unable to walk or talk and is completely dependent on her family or a nurse for all of her needs.  She is thankful for her ramp, and...

Build Date 11/4/2013 Client Celestine Location Richmond, VA Builders Liza McGraw Laura Valentine Katie Salter Cailin Maclean Molly Phillips Sara Dotterer Charlotte Bemis Story Celestine has spinal stenosis and a deteriorating spine.  She has missed doctor appointments and has fallen several times prior to these young women from St. Catherine's School building a ramp for her....

Build Date 11/4/2013 Client Yicksya Location Chesterfield, VA Builders Liza McGraw Laura Valentine Katie Salter Cailin MacLean Molly Phillips Sara Dotterer Story Yicksya has degenerative disc disease and neuropathy, which makes walking painful and difficult.  She is prone to falling, which is concerning as she has had a complete hip replacement.  These young women from St. Catherine's School have given her a safe and easy means in and out...

Build Date 10/14/2013 Client Tasha Location Richmond, VA Builders Michael Romer Grant Willard Lambsy Moorman Aidan Berger Matthew Baum Quinn McDonough Giles Thaxter Shaan Sharma Story This ramp is for a woman with MS who was unable to get her wheelchair into the house for months before she came to RAMPS for help.  She told our Collegiate School build team that someone had recently tried to steal her powerchair, so it...

Build Date 10/14/2013 Client Beverly Location Richmond, VA Builders Lambsy Moorman Aidan Berger Michael Romer Quinn McDonough Grant Willard Matthew Baum Shaan Sharma Giles Thaxter Story This ramp is for a 66 year old woman with degenerative disc disease and arthritis.  She shared that she has been suffering from depression since she has not been able to get out of her house.  She thanked the students profusely and told them, "You...