I’m spreading my wings,” says Ashley proudly. “It shows me that I can do anything…to come and go as I please…to experience the world and not simply watch it through a window.
-- Ashley (Resident at Inglis House
I see employment in my future. I hope to volunteer more extensively to give back to the disabled community. Just opening the door and knowing that you can go out and do anything opens up a world of opportunity.
-- Walter (Resident at Inglis Gardens at Belmont
People take for granted the ability to come home from work, turn their lights on, play music and get comfortable. It’s such a little thing, but that’s me now…it’s me again. The person I used to be is the person I am again. Little things go a long way and a lot of little things go even farther!
-- Dawn (Resident at Inglis Gardens at Belmont
We watch TV together in my bedroom and we could never do that before. But the best was the other night when I was cooking. Tianna was in her bedroom and I started singing Mary J. Blige. She could hear me and laughed. I looked up and was able to make eye contact with her. It was so touching. I cried tears of joy!
-- Tanya and Tianna (Residents of Philadelphia, received home repairs