Extreme Team Project: Project ID

The Kxly4 Extreme Team is at it again. This week, they’re bringing back new life to Project ID, a Spokane organization that serves adults with special needs.

Stop by Project ID pretty much any night of the week, and you might be overwhelmed with smiles, hugs, and hidden talents.

It’s this kind of engagement that Project ID is all about. A loving place, designed to encourage adults with disabilities to do what they otherwise might think they can’t.

“I like to see them have the opportunity to do things that they’re capable of, with a little help, with a little support, with a little mentoring, that they don’t get the opportunity to elsewhere,” smiled Executive Director Bill Reynolds. “That’s the opportunity that really engages me. Keeps me coming back.”

Just last month, Project ID moved to a new building in the Valley near Sprague and Havana. One of the driving reasons behind the move: it was easier to access through public transportation.

The problem? There’s a lot to fix up in the new place. So, you can imagine how thrilled Project IDers were when they learned that out of the hundreds of nominations from KXLY viewers, Mark Peterson and the KXLY 4 Extreme Team picked their building for this month’s project.

“I was so excited that I called my dad and told him, and he didn’t even know that we got picked,” exclaimed 43-year-old Ty Meyers.

The grand reveal will be this Thursday on KXLY News at 6:30.