Biking to lend a helping hand

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Building a wheelchair ramp
LEWISTON, ID – Athletes are usually so focused on bettering themselves and we seldom hear about them doing big things for others, that is, unless you have heard of the Fuller Center, a group of cyclists whose mission is to help those who need it in any way they can.

The group of athletes constructed a wheelchair ramp for an elderly man who has trouble getting to his backyard.

This group of riders has been cycling from Boise and will continue to Spokane, making stops along the way to help those in need. They have only been in town for less than a day and have already made a huge difference to several members of our community.

“The community and the churches have really pitched in to help,” said Fuller Center for Housing Partner Jim McCracken. “So we’re gonna’ be able to build a couple of wheelchair ramps today and also the group helped out at the Asotin County Food Bank.”

“It should improve things considerably,” said Homeowner Keith Spickler. “Probably means I can go out in my backyard.”

Keith is just one of the thousands of people the Fuller Center has helped on their cross-country bike adventures.

To get involved or find out more information, email bike@fullcenter.org.