What’s New At Sunshine

Music. Friends. Sunshine.

What a wonderful evening and a beautiful way to celebrate community! Thank you Harold Jaffe Jewelers and Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Foundation — for the fellowship and fun. We were honored to be the site of the premier – and fabulous – performance of The Tatum ‘Little’ Big Band.  

National Catholic Register – 7-9-2016

  Special Welcome: Parishes Gladly Accommodate Those With a Variety of Needs Catholic communities open their hearts and pews to special people. WARM GREETING. Jodi Birkemeier, director of youth faith formation at Little Flower Catholic Church in Toledo, Ohio, introduces Little Flower youth to residents, including Bradley Strong, at Sunshine Communities’ main campus in nearby … Read More

Walk with Sunshine!

It’s not summer without Sunshine and the annual Walk, Run & roll is one of the best days of the year! Celebrate friendship, family and fun while you support those with developmental disabilities. Music, games, food and a whole lot of laughs — get registered by Aug. 20, and we’ll make sure you get a … 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

The Blade

Full story here SUNSHINE PARTNERSHIP Church welcomes homes for disabled 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 Church in West Toledo had more land than it needed … 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