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Community Options CEO Grateful For Support from Local Dealership

April 22, 2020
towntopics.com

April 22, 2020 | towntopics.com Community Options is a nationally based nonprofit Organization founded in 1989 by Robert Stack. The missions is to develop housing and employment for people with significant levels of disability. During this COVID-19 crisis Community Options has been mandated to dose all Its adult programs and programs for students with disabilities…

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Combat pay needed for our essential workers

April 18, 2020
abqjournal.com

April 18, 2020 | abqjournal.com THE COMMITMENT of the first responders and medical staff in Albuquerque who care for those most in need of treatment is beyond reproach. We all remain in utmost admiration of their skill set and bravery. Celebrities and philanthropists exemplify extraordinary kindness with generosity and noted pledges to recognize their strength…

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Disability advocates press Congress to fund home health services

April 16, 2020
nationaljournal.com

April 17, 2020 | nationaljournal.com Advocates argue that home-based services are important to ensure that people with disabilities are getting the care they need and can stay out of large institutions, but access is limited. Thousands of people with disabilities were already on waiting lists for home-based health and personal-care services before the coronavirus pandemic…

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Direct support professionals, caregivers are our most valuable players

April 14, 2020
tennessean.com

April 14, 2020 | tennessean.com Caregivers and direct support professionals uphold their duties even in the midst of a global pandemic. Every time a Predator gets on the ice, they know that they have some great supporters from our hometown. Now the coronavirus prevents us from watching them play. We all miss watching. Some of…

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United Way of Amarillo & Canyon awards COVID-19 emergency relief

April 13, 2020
abc7amarillo.com

April 13, 2020 | abc7amarillo.com Funding from United Way of Amarillo & Canyon Emergency Relief Fund is helping people cope with economic challenges brought on by (COVID-19) outbreak AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — The United Way of Amarillo & Canyon recently allocated $184,550.00 from it’s Emergency Relief Fund to 14 organizations/non profits in Amarillo and Canyon.…

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Giving to those in greatest need

April 12, 2020
star-telegram.com

April 12, 2020 | star-telegram.com I want to applaud dedicated workers who are embodying the Golden Rule during the COVID-19 crisis. — folks like our dedicated workers at Community Options, a nonprofit provider of residential care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Texas. Community Options caregivers are among the thousands of direct-support professionals…

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Organization helps people with disabilities regain normalcy during coronavirus isolation

April 11, 2020
live5news.com

April 10, 2020 | live5news.com | wistv.com CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – The coronavirus pandemic has caused stress and anxiety for so many people but especially those with disabilities. “It’s affecting my anxiety pretty well. I’m out of work. I work in the restaurant industry, so I’m not currently going into work right now,” Community Options…

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Essential workers

April 1, 2020
nydailynews.com

April 01, 2020 | nydailynews.com Manhattan: In New York and throughout the country, nonprofits manage thousands of direct care support professionals who commute and work in small group homes caring for America’s most vulnerable citizens. These workers are essential for the care and support to a large population of persons with developmental, intellectual and other…

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Care staff are dedicated to helping others

March 29, 2020
post-gazette.com

March 29, 2020 | post-gazette.com Medical staff and first responders care for those most in need of treatment. We all remain in utmost admiration of their skills and bravery. Celebrities and philanthropists exemplify extraordinary kindness with generosity and noted pledges to recognize their strength and courage. There are also those making little more than minimum…

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Help workers who help disabled

March 25, 2020
washingtontimes.com

March 25, 2020 | washingtontimes.com In New York and throughout the United States, nonprofits manage thousands of direct care support professionals who commute and work in small group homes caring for America’s most vulnerable citizens. These workers are essential for the care and support of a large population of persons with developmental, intellectual and other…

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