Rebuilding Together Greater Des Moines Fulfills the Ongoing Need for Home Modifications
Des Moines resident, Hazel Malone has worked hard her entire life. A 65-year-old widow, Hazel is still working full-time at Calvin Community Senior Center to support both herself and her great-grandson, Ryan, age 16. Hazel has acted as Ryan’s guardian for most of his life. Today, she is his sole caretaker as well. On December 31, 2015, Ryan was shot while messing around with a loaded gun with friends. The tragic accident left Ryan paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life.
Wells Fargo Repairs Aging Home of Former Employee
It’s rare to find someone who has lived in their home all their life! Sixty-five years ago, Dorothy Kelly brought her daughter IIona home from the hospital to their house on SW 2nd Street. Now, at the age of 101, Dorothy and IIona still live together in the same home taking care of each other.