Charles Wren has been living in Arvin for 53 years, and has always been committed to giving back to the community.
“We’ve always felt comfortable because Arvin is our home,” said Wren.
Wren was diagnosed with ALS, short for, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2015. “It’s a disease with no cure and two to five years of life expectancy,” he explained. “Your body becomes your own prison due to the signals from your brain to your muscles deteriorating which leads to paralysis.
Before learning about his diagnosis, he says that he and his wife always gave back to the community.