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Meet Abi Hammer! She Loves Her Job at Best Buddies Bakery and Cafe

October 31, 2018

After the Hammer family shared their inspiring story with us, I wanted to meet their daughter Abi and find out more about her experience with the Wellspring Community and her job at the Best Buddies Bakery and Cafe, a delicious bakery at The Emporium in Castle Rock. I have to say–Best Buddies has customer service…

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Connecting People: Meet the Hammer Family

August 30, 2018

We are so grateful when the people and/or families we support want to share their story with us and with the community. We love to hear how we’ve helped support someone with developmental disabilities or delays, their family, or even other organizations, but that’s not our motivation in asking folks to share. Even though we…

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Summer Camp Spotlight: TimberNook Program

August 20, 2018

About a year ago, our Community Outreach Program began giving grants to organizations doing cool stuff in the I/DD realm. One of these organizations is the Hope Farms Project. Their mission is to offer an opportunity for people and animals to learn, grow, & heal together in nature. They also provide a career development program…

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Respite + Hospitality = Respitality

August 2, 2018

A combination of two components: “Respite: a break, for Parents and/or Caregivers, from providing care to their loved one(s) with special needs” + “Hospitality: a relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with good will, reception, and entertainment.” Last Mother’s Day Weekend, The Community Outreach Department hosted its 2nd…

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Getting to Know Pathways: Meet Jourdan

June 28, 2018

At our core, Developmental Pathways is a community of people working for a cause we believe in. While our staff may number in the 200s, we consider approachability among our greatest assets. That said, we thought we’d introduce you to just a few of our incredible staff members in our “Getting to Know Pathways” video…

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