Builders Care and community partners surprise homeowner with a new HVAC system

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On Monday, November 2, 2020, Lee BIA Builders Care, community partners, and volunteers came together to surprise a North Fort Myers homeowner who had been living without HVAC for over a decade. Jon Smith is an elderly and disabled homeowner who has lived alone for over 15 years. In 2005, he suffered a severe head and leg injury, leaving him …

Builders Care provides Life-Changing Ramp for Fort Myers Family

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care and partners joined forces to provide a life-changing wheelchair ramp for a disabled homeowner in Fort Myers. Glen Fox, 58, is a native to Fort Myers and spent most of his career as a skilled carpenter, building and repairing many homes for others, while working for the City of Fort Myers Housing Authority. In his …

Lee BIA Builders Care provides Accessible Ramp for Homeowner in Need

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care was able to help an elderly and disabled homeowner in Fort Myers by providing an accessible ramp at their front entry. Mr. Smith, 85, is unable to perform daily activities independently and relies on assistance from his wife, Lorraine.  He was having a difficult time using his front steps to get in and out of …

Lee BIA Builders Care provides Life-Changing Ramp for Disabled Veteran

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care and community partners provided a much-needed wheelchair ramp for a disabled Veteran. Fran Gersic, 78, has lived in his Bokeelia home for most of his life. Fran suffers from neuropathy and heart disease, but this has never gotten in the way of his kind-hearted spirit. He is well known in his tight-knit community for his …

Disabled Homeowner Receives Accessibility Improvements

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care was able to help a disabled homeowner in Fort Myers by providing accessibility improvements to her home. Ms. Ferguson, 60, lives alone and is partially confined to a wheelchair. She was having difficulty getting in and out of her bathtub safely and was in need of accessibility modifications. In addition, she did not have a …

Lee BIA Builders Care provides Life-Changing Bathroom for Disabled Homeowner

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care and community partners joined forces to provide life-changing bathroom modifications for a disabled homeowner in need. Loretta Furtado, age 72, is an elderly and disabled homeowner who resides in Fort Myers. Originally from Massachusetts, Loretta and her husband Fred moved to Florida to enjoy the sunshine state. Loretta suffers from Paget’s disease, a chronic bone …

Lee BIA Builders Care, Marvin Development and Partners provide Accessible Bathroom for Disabled Child

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care and partners provided an accessible bathroom for a Lehigh Acres family to enhance the health and safety of their disabled child. 12-year-old Nathaly Mero began her life under difficult circumstances. She was born prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy, affecting her ability to move and maintain balance and posture. Nathaly has been unable to perform …

Lee BIA Builders Care and partners provide Life-Changing Repairs for a Family in Need

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care was able to provide a life-changing repair for a family in need. Mr. and Mrs. Matkin have lived in their Cape Coral home for over 20 years, raising 4 special needs children. Last week, water suddenly stopped coming into the home. During these difficult times, and with the family’s limited income, they did not have …

Life-Changing Renovations for Disabled Vietnam Veteran

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Recently, Lee BIA Builders Care and local community partners came together to provide a much needed handicap accessible bathroom for a Disabled Veteran. George Phillips, 70, is a Vietnam Veteran. For over 30 years, George and his wife Penny have lived in their Fort Myers home, living what most consider a happy and normal life, “The American Dream,” until things …