CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Allegro Foundation works with children with disabilities and recently they had to move out of their building and couldn't afford to renovate a new one.
That's when the community stepped in and is giving them a new home.
"It's really hard to deal with but this foundation has helped me accept that I'm the same as other people."
Michele Schultze has Cerebral palsy. Working with the Allegro Foundation has changed her life, and the same is true for nine-year-old Danny Dehority.
"It helps my muscles get better and helps me be with kids like myself," said Danny.
When the foundation had to move from their building, they were at risk as a private foundation relying solely on donations so they needed a miracle.
That's where Southside Baptist Church Pastor Steven Kelly delivered. He offered them a vacant building for $1 a year for ten years.
"We were looking for opportunities to be able to be more connected with our community and be able to make a difference so it was just a good fit," said Pastor Steve Kelly.
The building needs an estimated $100,000 in renovations. Money they didn't have until another miracle arrived when Lowe's found out their need and named them their Heroes Project for 2012. The program includes dozens of employees and volunteers that help each week to renovate the building from top to bottom.
"Everything the studs, the walls, the roof, everything will be affected and redone so it's habitable and functional for them," said Lowe’s representative, Corey Carpenter.
Allegro President Pat Farmer says this donation saved them and the work they do for 500 disabled kids every week.
"It's huge, we are able to spend more money on the children's programs, we have 25 programs in Charlotte throughout public schools," said Farmer.
For Michele and Danny it means they won't lose the one thing that's given them strength to continue.
"I just thank God every day that they're here," said Michele.
They hope to have the building completed by the end of January to move into.
For more information on the Allegro foundation go to www.AllegroFoundation.net or call (704) 412-5229.