Joan is an amputee who is described by our partner in Cleveland, Tennessee, Ocoee Outreach, as having “a precious spirit” and who desperately a new handicap ramp to allow her to get in and out of her home on her own.
With grant funding provided by Americans Helping Americans® to purchase the lumber, a volunteer team serving with Ocoee Outreach from the Middle Baptist Association in Slyvania, Georgia, which provided free labor, Joan can now enter and exit her home independently.

She had struggled for two years to get in and out of her home, usually calling the EMT’s to get her out when she had to go to the doctor.

But now her life has been transformed.

“I am so excited just to be able to get out and take a ride,” she told us. Watch her appreciation below: