ReFIT Portland | Home Modifications Nonprofit

In March 2017, 18-year-old senior high school student, Tim S., was suddenly attacked with a devastating illness that changed his life.

The disease affected the myelin in his body has left him paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. There is no treatment for this disease....

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James Moles, a homeowner in North Portland, desperately needed new stairs on the back of his house (the only entrance he used).

Moles used a walker, so he didn’t need a ramp, but his current stairs were in terrible shape.

They were unsafe, un-level, falling apart, and literally partially nailed to a tree. “So we just took it off and started over.”

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Today, Mr. Skeie lives in a small home and for some time has been in desperate need of an accessible and safe shower.

Until recently, his shower was nearly impossible for him to get in and out of, and caused many unnecessary falls...

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