Family Receives Home Improvement Gift

All one central Kentucky family asked for was a few pieces of wood, what they got was a whole lot more.

The idea of giving this holiday season took on new meaning today in Mt. Sterling.

On an ordinary day, Matt Paynter, his wife, and fellow co-workers would be helping customers at Lowe's, but today, they've brought the help to a home in their community.

Ever since Misty Morris' mother, Tracy, had a stroke last month, life has been a challenge.

Her mother has been restricted to a wheelchair since the stroke, and the stairs leading up to their house have been quite a burden.

Misty says she called Lowe's asking them to donate lumber to she could build a ramp, and she says she was shocked when they called back and said not only would they donate lumber, but they would build the ramp as well.

Armed with lumber and tools, and inspired by the season of giving, Matt Paynter says he and his team are happy to help a family in need.

As the progress becomes evident, Misty knows a wheelchair ramp will make things much easier for her and her family.

The team told 27 NEWSFIRST that they expected to complete the project today.


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  • by jake Location: bat co. on Mar 7, 2008 at 01:45 PM
    it,s poring
  • by mel Location: lex on Dec 4, 2007 at 12:32 PM
    Lowes, you've got my business and Matt and company, you've got my admiration.
  • by Mom Location: KY on Dec 3, 2007 at 08:52 AM
    Finally a happy story in the news. It is such a nice change from all the garbage in the news. Great job Lowes.
  • by Mary Location: Coushatta, LA on Dec 3, 2007 at 08:48 AM
    Matt, I always knew you had it in you! Now you have the company (Lowes) to back you.
  • by teddy Location: willisburg on Dec 2, 2007 at 04:37 AM
    this is the reason i go to lowe's for everything. people there will help you anyway rhey can. thank's lowe's.
  • by Anonymous Location: pike on Dec 1, 2007 at 07:10 PM
    It is wonderful to know there are people like Matt and his staff around. God bless each and everyone involved. My prayers are with Tracy, Misty and their family.
  • by Heidi Location: Mount Sterling on Dec 1, 2007 at 01:38 PM
    God comes in various of ways or should i say he sends his angels in various of ways. God Bless the Lowes team this holiday season. :)
  • by Anonymous Location: Corbin on Dec 1, 2007 at 04:15 AM
    Praise the Lord ! thsnk you Lowe's--- that was very nice of all of you ..
  • by Anonymous Location: Proud!!! on Nov 30, 2007 at 10:40 PM
    Thanks Lowe's that was so nice of you guys..Santa will leave a little something extra for you guys for christmas...
  • by mamaw Location: Berea on Nov 30, 2007 at 05:32 PM
    God Bless You Guys, you will never regret any of this time and energy used to help this family, it is good to see we still have people with their hearts in the right place..

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