ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Searching For Deserving Families

Nov 22, 2010 Full story: WBKO 9

Do you know a family whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover, or a family who simply deserves a home? If so, the producers of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you.

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pauline logsdon

Elizabethtown, KY

#1 Nov 23, 2010
my mother needs a new home,she has worked hard all her life, and she has a home that is held up by logs in the basement,we fixed it but it started to fall in again ,she is 85 years old,I am her daughter,my dream has always been to help my mother,she has ulcer on her legs and i have to clean the wounds every day,she can"tgo with out beening in a wheel chair,she only gets out once a month to go to docter.
would you please help me fill a dream for my motherto have a big kitchen,and a bath tub to be able to getin .
please consider my mother,she has had a hard life.

ADAUGHTER" DREAM
cclindsey

Lubbock, TX

#2 Nov 23, 2010
I think Thomas Veterinarian in Smiths Grove would be a great fit for ABC. I have took my animals to him since he opened. You could not ask for a nicer man or friendlier staff. A new space to care and tend to our fur-babies would be a plus for us customers. I think it would be a wounderful thing for ABC to check them out.
a friend

United States

#3 Nov 25, 2010
I would have to say mandy burden. she has had it rough. first she lost her husband and daughter in a car wreck in 08. she has lost everything. it would be nice to see her back at home. with her other daughter. mandy has done alot for me and my husband and little boy. she takes care of who ever is around her. all u have to do is call her and she is at ur resque. she always puts everyones own needs in front of her own. i love u mandy.
sincerely

Glasgow, KY

#4 Nov 25, 2010
not trying to be mean but do you think that an 85 year old woman will really need that big kitchen?
Doc 100

Flint, MI

#5 Nov 27, 2010
I'm writing on behalf of a family of 5 disabled children & their mother. Three of her children are severely autistic and a 21 year old C.P. daughter is in a wheelchair. All children are non verbal and in diapers. The mother has
diabetes, resulting in blindness, severe neuropathy and TIAs. Family applied 5 years ago for a EMHE ago but are in severe need of help right now. If you could help them, the entire community would support you, I'm sure. They are renting a crowded mobile home and need your help.
You can contact me at mlindbergs@aol.com.
Please help this special needs family
Austin Edwards

Central City, KY

#6 Dec 2, 2010
I'm writing on behalf of my family it consist of myself I'm thirteen years old,my brother which is ten years old,my sister that is five years,and my mother and father they are in their eaily thirties. My father became very sick and had a heartattack in July of 2008. Had to have bypass surgery in october of 2008. Feburary of 2009 crushed a nerve in his hip and had to have back surgery, so my mother went to work at a resthome. After thirteen year of not working but at the house it became very hard to pay the bills and fix up our home.My father has not been able to fix things. So my mother,me,snd my brother did the best we could to fix the things. The roof leaks,the floors are coming apart. My sister has breathing problems she takes breathing treatments to help her breath. I think there is mold growing in the walls of the house. My father's doctor released him to go back to work on November 22,2010. MY mother an I tape and plastic the windows of the house to keep the cold air out. Please Ty can u help us with our roof and floors.
very good

Canton, OH

#7 Dec 15, 2010
Its a very good show!
Kim

Orlando, FL

#8 May 30, 2012
I have a friend who's dad left her a house that now is in need of a make over. She just recently got married in Jan. both are disabled and her step son is living with his grandparents. They want him to move in with them but the house is unsafe. His dad has full custody of him but the house is in very bad shape. My friend is 47 years old and can't even straighten her back out. I saw her for the first time in over 30 years a few weeks ago. I was shocked to see how badly her back is and how bad her house is. Neither one of them are able to work and it just saddened me when I saw what they live in. Can you please find it in your heart to help them? They are good people looking for any help they can get. Thank you
SKEPTIC

Cupertino, CA

#9 Jan 27, 2013
The show is a bunch of baloney! It's a "reality" show made to grab ratings off of naive TV viewers. Don't even get me started on what some civil engineers, architects and building inspectors have said about the inferior quality of these hastily built homes that are presented as "palaces" on this stupid show. There's NO way a quality built home can be constructed or rebuilt in the timeframe for for some inane "reality" show. It's what you don't see on these homes that's the real kicker.

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