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Children's Hospital Central California and CVS/Pharmacy Wheelchair Fund Featured in "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
Date:3/8/2009

Not only did the surprise makeover transform the Riojas home, Mary Ann's story of triumph over disability inspired the creation of a fund that will benefit patients at Children's Hospital Central California.

Madera, CA (PRWEB) March 8, 2009 -- It was a chilly January morning when the Riojas family received the news that would change their lives forever - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" was going to rebuild their home.

Mary Ann Riojas, 37, a former employee of the Easter Seals Child Development Center at Children's Hospital Central California, is a mother of four who was born with no legs and one complete arm. In one week, the Extreme Team led by De Young Properties rebuilt her Central Fresno, California home from the foundation up to make it wheelchair accessible and safe for her entire family.

Not only did the surprise makeover transform the Riojas home, Mary Ann's story of triumph over disability inspired the creation of a fund that will benefit patients at Children's Hospital Central California.

CVS/Pharmacy donated $50,000 to establish the Mary Ann Riojas Wheelchair Fund. The money will be used to purchase, repair and recycle wheelchairs for patients at Children's Hospital Central California. Easter Seals gave Mary Ann her first wheelchair when she was 5.

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