Birthdays are always special celebrations for residents in our group homes. Sharon, a resident of Edwards House in Kenosha for the past ten years, recently celebrated her 69th birthday. Residents, family, friends and staff gathered for a fun out-door party. Festivities included a petty zoo, pinata, great food and cake.
At Volunteers of America we have a new tagline for our communications – “This is Why We Do What We Do”. This story is about Aaron Smith, a Direct Care Worker at James House, a husband, father of two children ages 9 and 6, student, and volunteer. And this story is about why Aaron does what he does.