Organizations unite to makeover home on Tiger Mountain

July 9, 2013

More than a dozen volunteers from the Eastside gave up the first sunny Saturday of the summer to provide some much needed safety upgrades on the singlewide mobile home occupied by an elderly woman who lives on Tiger Mountain.

Contributed Leila Forbeck (center) inspects the work being done by volunteers who added a wheelchair ramp and other safety improvements for the senior citizen who lives in a singlewide trailer on Tiger Mountain.

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Leila Forbeck (center) inspects the work being done by volunteers who added a wheelchair ramp and other safety improvements for the senior citizen who lives in a singlewide trailer on Tiger Mountain.

Members of the I-90 Church in Issaquah teamed with volunteers from Eastside Friends of Seniors to install a wheelchair ramp to the outside deck, and repaired rotted boards on the porch where Leila Forbeck fell and broke her leg in 20 places in September. The unpaid workers also replaced and painted drywall that had been damaged when the water heater in the tiny trailer failed several months ago.

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