Building Homes, Building New Lives

In Batavial, Illinois, DC 30 was honored to help finish a totally accessible home for Corporal Kyle Moser. Kyle served in Afghanistan from August 2011 to November 2011. In that time, he received two Purple Hearts after being injured in combat on two occasions, just 10 days apart.

Ground broke on the home in June 2018. In December 2018 DC 30 got involved, with five tapers completing the drywall finishing and five painters priming and painting the home. Following the initial spray and back roll, the team began to color up the walls. Next came finish carpentry. Once completed, two additional DC 30 members painted trim and doors.

The family received keys to the home on May 9, 2019, during a special ceremony attended by Jared Allen, local press, and many of the project volunteers. Kyle and his wife, Alex, were all smiles during the ceremony and were proud to share with the crowd that they were expecting their first child.

The Moser family now has a mortgage-free, handicap-accessible home they can be comfortable in. “We are going on eight years of marriage,” Alex said. “I just think that having a home that is 100 percent accessible and made with Kyle’s needs in thought will make a world of a difference for his health and his happiness.”