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Job Opportunities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

It’s not uncommon for people with disabilities to feel cautious about searching for employment opportunities. The good news is that today’s job market is very accepting of those with disabilities, making it easier to find employment today than 20 years ago. A disability, whether it be physical or mental, should never limit someone’s ability (and … Read More

7 Things to Know About Having a Disability

Meeting people with disabilities can raise a lot of questions, especially if you’ve never met anyone with a disability before. Often times, the voice of those with disabilities gets forgotten; lost in the noise of everything else. It may not be intentional at first, but the voice is drowned out all the same. Before making … Read More

Sunshine Roll & Stroll

It’s our 21st year of celebrating community at the Sunshine annual walk event, and we’re excited about several changes! First the name…. This year, we better reflect the relaxed nature of the day, rolling and strolling with friends, family and loved ones. We’re also moving the event back to where it all started – to … Read More

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: http://www.sent-trib.com/news/sunshine-communities-connect-with-neighbors/article_174af266-9197-11e8-9863-139c33187fe0.html 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

Thank you, Amazing team!

Amazing Happens Here, a $3.5 million capital campaign, will open five new family care homes for people with developmental disabilities. Such a project is possible only through the enthusiastic and tireless effort by the campaign steering committee. Their guidance, outreach and support will reshape our community in beautiful ways and forever change lives for 32 … Read More

Board by board: Building access to the Great Outdoors

  For more than 20 years, a boardwalk gave the men, women and children of Sunshine access to the beautiful backyard of our 25-acre campus. The fully-accessible structure wound under towering trees, through a flower-filled field, and along Swan Creek. But rain and snow and ice over the years buckled boards and popped posts. In … Read More

Homes taking shape: WTOL – 11-18-2106

Amazing homes are taking shape near Toledo’s Little Flower Parish with help from community. About 20 percent of construction materials have been donated, project manager Glenn Banas with Miller Diversified, tells WTOL’s Dick Berry. Construction materials donated to build homes for developmentally disabled By Dick Berry, Reporter TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) – It’s being called the … Read More