File photo from KMGHvideoMike and Angie Gagnon, their disabled daughter and two young grandkids were thrilled with the renovations and editions on their home provided by 150 businesses in an Extreme Makeover project organized by Cornerstone Seventh Day Adventist Church.

The Vancouver family can now relax a little and stop feeling like they are constantly treading water.

Although it was one of the church’s biggest projects yet — working at least 18 hour days for 10 days straight — “it’s totally worth it,” said Pastor Steven Mirkovich.

This charitable marathon to help a single family is reminiscent of a recent Methodist congregation’s work in Alabama for a single mother who lost her home in a tornado.

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