Emmaus Blog

Check Out Randy's New Job!

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, August 29, 2019

Being independent is when you actively pursue your dreams. Independence is empowering and it creates a powerful reputation. It can lead to financial freedom using the skills you’ve learned to develop. You are able to work and earn wages that allow you to provide for yourself to prepare for the future. Read more

Jenna's Fun at Camp!

Emmaus Homes - Thursday, August 01, 2019

This is Jenna and she currently resides an Emmaus community home in St. Peters. Last year, Jenna really wanted to go to Camp Wonderland with her housemate. But sadly, she was stuck at home while her friend went to camp. So this year… Emmaus team-member, Amber, was committed to making sure Jenna would go to camp! Read more

Remembering the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Emmaus Homes - Wednesday, July 24, 2019

This photograph, from July 26, 1990, is important. Read more

Matching Tattoos

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