After growing up in a city overrun with gang violence, Thom Washington knew from a young age that he wanted to inspire people to take a positive path in life. Years later, Thom has co-founded a successful non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring at risk-youth. After suffering health complications, Thom and his family have fallen on hard financial times due to continuing medical bills. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the design team, and hundreds of volunteers surprise the Washington family with the renovation of their uninhabitable 1970s style home into a Mid-Century Modern design.
HGTV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is produced by Endemol Shine North America and features host Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) and the all-new design team, Breegan Jane, Carrie Locklyn and Darren Keefe Reiher. This uplifting series seeks out inspirational families who have experienced hardship, and celebrates them by surprising them with a new, completely custom home, while sharing their heartwarming stories and ultimately revealing mind-blowing home renovations.