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Emmaus Homes - Thursday, July 18, 2019

When their house first opened, Jennifer, a client we serve, grew very close with her housemates, Emmaus team members, and something else that was very special to her... Read more

Start Something...

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, June 20, 2019

Randy attended a conference focused on the strengths, abilities, dreams, and goals of individuals that learn and communicate differently. After participating in sessions for two days, Randy decided to put his learnings to practice. He recently took an assessment to start working at a new job, and passed. This job pays more than min. wage, offers benefits, vacation and a 401k! After sitting through another session he has learned that he can be his own guardian and have control over his finances and his life as a whole. Read more

Advocating for Andrew

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, June 20, 2019

In May of 2014, Richard and Diane were given the most unexpected news from their son, Andrew’s case manager.  Read more

Brian Visits All 50 States!

Emmaus Homes - Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Before Brian came to Emmaus, he would often travel around the globe with his parents. Their travels led them to visiting 49 states, including Canada, with Hawaii being the only state he has not visited. After Brian’s mother passed away in 1999, Brian and his father continued to travel in their RV to Florida every year leaving around the first of December and returning the middle of March. Read more

A Wish Becomes a Reality with Help of a Volunteer

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, April 04, 2019

From a December 1994 Emmaus Messenger  Read more

Westward Ho!

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, March 28, 2019

From a September 1975 Emmaus Messenger  Read more

A Career in Care

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, March 28, 2019

During her pregnancy, Cherice found out that her role as a mom would be slightly different than most.  Read more

The Hall Home

Emmaus Homes - Monday, March 25, 2019

After being a stay at home mom for 5 years, Melissa decided she was ready to put her passion of helping people to good use. For Melissa, helping individuals with developmental disabilities runs in the family. She was introduced to the community by her daughter, who had friends in school with special needs. In December of 2014, Melissa began working for Emmaus as a Direct Support Professional (DSP). Read more

Sharing God's Gift

Emmaus Homes - Wednesday, March 20, 2019

From a September 1975 Emmaus Messenger

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Marthasville Newspaper Project of 1970

Emmaus Homes - Friday, March 08, 2019

From a December 1970 Emmaus Messenger  Read more