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August 28, 2019 0

Cruzita Trujillo is a bright, happy, 17-year-old girl. But Cruzita faces more everyday challenges than most girls her age because she is living with Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome is a rare, severe neurological disorder that affects nearly every aspect of the person’s life including their ability to speak, walk, eat and even breathe easily. As […]


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August 27, 2019 0

Zoe Grisez and her family just relocated from Colorado Springs to Denver to pursue Zoe’s dream of attending college. Zoe has worked hard to earn her way into college as a first-generation student in her family. She turned down opportunities out of state due to the lack of medical coverage for caregivers and opted for […]


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August 26, 2019 0

The HBF recently completed their 9th Annual Blitz Build. During this event, more than 200 volunteers came together to build 25 wheelchair ramps for Denver metro residents in just three days. This year’s Blitz Build recipients each have a unique situation that led them to need a ramp, including muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, or an […]


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August 25, 2019 0

Ryan Strong was doing what he loved most – paragliding with his fiancé, Kasi – when tragedy struck. While in the air, winds picked up and Ryan attempted to turn. But the winds pushed him towards the terrain faster and more forcibly than usual. At 30 mph, he hit the ground feet first, and tumbled […]


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August 23, 2019 0

Brian Quayle is an intelligent, engaging, happy and social 12-year-old boy who loves being with people and joining in on whatever is happening around him. Brian’s mom is a registered nurse and his dad is a police officer. With their collective community-focused jobs and personalities it makes sense that, for 18 years, they have lived […]


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August 23, 2019 0

Isaiah Rhoads is an active 12-year-old boy who plays baseball, basketball and loves being around family and friends. But everyday tasks like washing hands and bathing independently are difficult for Isaiah because he lives with multiple disabilities including Spina Bifida, Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome and Pulmonary Hypertension. Because of these challenges, he is in a […]


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August 22, 2019 0

Following a quadruple bypass surgery, Joe’s health began to deteriorate.  He eventually became wheelchair bound and struggled getting around his home and also in and out of his home to get to doctor’s appointments.  Joe learned about the Home Builders Foundation, a metro-Denver based nonprofit that builds independence for those living with disabilities through home […]


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August 20, 2019 0

Two and half years ago, Jamille Hernandez was riding in her family’s car when the unthinkable happened: they were hit by a drunk driver. Jamille spent three months in the hospital undergoing rehabilitation for the injuries she sustained during the accident: brain injury, collapsed lung, broken neck, broken leg, and spinal cord injury, leaving her […]


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August 19, 2019 0

Each year the Home Builders Foundation (HBF) gathers together builders, contractors, remodelers, trades, and volunteers to execute the Blitz Build. During this year’s three-day blitz, which takes place August 22-August 24, 2019, volunteer crews will build 25 wheelchair ramps throughout the Denver metro area for individuals needing access to their homes and our community. Building […]


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August 1, 2019 0

For our #supporterspotlight this week, we are featuring 2019 Silver Supporter and Presenting Sponsor of Blitz Build, FristBank.  They are the proud presenting sponsor of our largest community service day of the year, Blitz Build. Each year the HBF gathers builders, contractors, remodelers, trades and volunteers to execute the Blitz Build and build ramps for individuals […]


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