In the News

Creating Community in Walbridge: Bowling Green Sentinel Tribune

    Sunshine Communities connect with neighbors Supports individuals with developmental disabilities Check out this front page story in the Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune on-line here: WALBRIDGE — Six months after moving into Walbridge, the men and women of Sunshine Communities have been busy connecting with their new neighbors — delivering lunch-time meals to senior citizens, … Read More

Life is complicated. Love is not.

Check out today’s Blade video about Jennah and Tom. Jennah is a resident of Sunshine’s Delta home and recently said “Yes!” when Tom popped the question. Yesterday, he sang at the Mud Hens as Jennah and her housemates cheered him on. Ready, set… click and smile!

Sunshine staff Getting Ahead: The (Toledo) Blade

It can’t be overstated: Sunshine’s staff change lives every day as they journey alongside men, women and children seeking out purpose, beauty and friendship. Sometimes that means quiet moments; other times it’s the kind of raucous fun that leads to belly laughs and silliness. We know it’s not always easy, especially when we are distracted … Read More

Sunshine part of CommUNITY Film Fest celebrating diversity of talents: WTOL – 2-23-2017

Sunshine Communities celebrates Michael Ann Feldkircher and Peter James, stars of two of ten films in the 2017 CommUNITY Film Fest. The event celebrates the diversity of talents and gifts of men, women and children with developmental disabilities. Days before the event, Michael Ann took time out from her work on Sunshine’s laundry crew to … Read More

Ohio Magazine – 11-1-2016

Sunshine Studios is one of many reason Ohioans tapped Maumee as the best home towns. Here, the studio and its artists lead an Ohio Magazine cover story about Ohio’s #BestHometowns. If that surprises you, you’re missing out! Check out the studio — the classes it offers, the artists it employs, their work on display and … Read More

Toledo Blade – 5/2/2016

Published: Monday, 5/2/2016 SUNSHINE PARTNERSHIP Church welcomes homes for disabled Ground-breaking for complex today BY MARK REITER BLADE STAFF WRITER After learning from friends that Sunshine Communities wanted to build group homes in neighborhoods that would welcome and embrace people with special needs, the Rev. David Nuss instantly thought about his own parish. Little Flower … Read More

Channel 13 – May 2, 2016

“You can build a house, but helping people with disabilities be part of a community, that’s what makes it really special.” TOLEDO – Sixteen men and women with developmental disabilities are set to have a new home next year. It’s all part of A $3.5 Million project. It’s a relationship that started about a year ago … Read More

From WTOL – Channel 11

Sunshine Communities Building two new homes across from Little Flower Church TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – Full video here It’s being called the intersection of faith and human services. Sunshine Communities and the Little Flower Catholic Parish in South Toledo have formed a partnership to help folks with developmental disabilities. Sunshine will break ground on Monday … Read More

An even brighter Sunshine

PRESS RELEASE: May 1, 2016 At the intersection of faith and human services: BOLD NEW PARTNERSHIP OFFERS INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES TOLEDO, Oh – The ground-breaking May 2 for two single-family homes in southwest Toledo signals the beginning of a uniquely “intentional” community – one that offers people with intellectual and developmental … Read More