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Isabelle "Bean" White was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy when she was an infant. Because she's unable to walk or bear weight on her legs, her parents have carried her up and down the stairs to her bedroom for eight years. Now, community members are coming together to help the White family fundraise and build a bedroom on the main level of their home.

Community unites to help local girl

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When Isabelle "Bean" White was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy at 7 months old, her parents were devastated. Eight years later, they've adjusted to most of the struggles Bean faces every day, but another has surfaced.


The Whites live in a small duplex in Richmond Township. It's not the space they're concerned about - it's the bedrooms on the upper level of their home.

The only way to get Bean to her bedroom is to carry her up the stairs, said Tammy White, Bean's mom.

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