The owner of a construction company installed an elevator in the home of a family whose 9-year-old daughter Sara has cerebral palsy.
As a result, Sara can have the independence to go outside and play with her friends without asking for help — and her family can stay in the house her great-grandfather built in 1932.
Chris Johnson, founder and CEO of Hollister Construction Services, also established a charitable foundation, Strides for Sara, in 2009, making it his mission to acquire for Sara a wheelchair that would allow her to remain in her local school district. Without the chair, Sara would have been bussed 45 minutes away.
Now, he has achieved a feat above and beyond what most friends would do.
(READ the story in Patch.com)