PATERSON, N.J. – Liberty Elevator Corporation has teamed up with the organization, Homes For Our Troops, to donate its elevator maintenance services to Visnu Gonzalez, a paralyzed Iraq veteran.
After another elevator company donated their services to installing the elevator, Liberty was contacted to volunteer its services to maintain the elevator. Quarterly, Liberty visits Gonzalez’s Hillsdale home and provides continual preventative maintenance in addition to responding to any service calls in the interim.
Corporal Visnu Gonzalez was severely paralyzed after being shot by a sniper bullet during his second tour of duty in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004. Gonzalez has no use of his legs and limited use of his hands. He is in constant danger of infection, as his body is unable to regulate its own temperature. After years of calling a hospital home, Homes For Our Troops provided him with the opportunity to live in his own home uniquely suited for his needs. Continue reading Liberty lifts the spirits of paralyzed Iraq veteran