By Sunrise Group on November 1, 2016
#GiveMiamiDay 2016: Help Us Reach 25 Homes
For those who may have missed the buzzed, Give Miami’s main objective remains helping local individuals, families and corporations connect with like-minded donors who share commitments to specific causes and organizations. Give Miami provides the transparency donors need to make the kind of decisions that turn a simple act of giving into a wise investment. As one of the inaugural participating charities, Sunrise is very proud to join in the fifth annual event. Please support us early… donations will be accepted at the strike of midnight on November 17, 2016 and will only be accepted for 24 hours. What’s more…donations will be matched between $25 and $10,000 by The Miami Foundation and its partners. Help Sunrise "Keep Them Covered."
By Sunrise Group on October 31, 2016
Happy Halloweening! — Inclusive Celebrations
Whether your inclusive holiday activities are horror-filled or just good ole’ spooky-fun, tonight on October 31st, please remember that trick-or-treaters of all abilities may knock on your door. Whether you celebrate Halloween, El Dia de los Muertos or a more traditional fall festival, Sunrise administrative staff, direct care professionals and those we serve are all getting into the spirit of the holiday! So.. who 'ya gonna call?.... Sunrise, of course!!
By Sunrise Group on October 27, 2016
National Compliance Week Is Coming...
National Compliance Week is scheduled to kick-off on Monday, November 28th. Staff in all seven states are encouraged to participate. There will be local activities at each location as well as articles to read and questions to answer electronically through Survey Monkey. In addition, this year marks the inaugural launch of using Therap to access the Compliance Quiz and win prizes! This year’s theme is “Lets’ Provide, Protect & Prevent.” So, you know what that means… the stage is set for our Third Annual Rap Battle!
By Sunrise Group on September 21, 2016
Dr. James Weeks Receives President’s Award from Florida ARF
Dr. James Weeks has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as well as Corporate Treasurer/Secretary for the Sunrise group of companies since 1989. On Wednesday, September 21, the Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (FARF) recognized Dr. Weeks for his significant contributions to the field of developmental and acquired disabilities. Jim earned the President’s Award for going “above and beyond in providing outstanding leadership and service to Florida ARF and representing the interest of the individuals served.” Sunrise could not be more proud of Jim! CONGRATULATIONS, DR WEEKS!
By Sunrise Group on September 20, 2016
UCP of Southwest Florida in Sarasota’s #2016GivingChallenge
Join others in making a difference by making your donation to UCP of Southwest Florida in Sarasota count for MORE with Sarasota Community Foundation’s #2016GivingChallenge supported by the Patterson Foundation. Your donation will be enhanced by the generous giving of our community, but this additional support only applies to donations made by September 21 at 12:00 noon on the Give Day Challenge website.
By Sunrise Group on September 15, 2016
UCP of Southwest Florida – Naples Travels Back In Time to Visit Old Florida
On Wednesday, September 14th, self-advocates from United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida in Naples “traveled back in time” with a visit to Everglades Wonder Gardens. The property is home to a botanical canopy that includes orchids, bamboo, bromeliads and other specimens. The lush, natural backdrop is also home to an eclectic assortment of rescued exotic birds and rescued reptiles who have now found a forever home in the Gardens. United Cerebral Palsy of Southwest Florida commends Everglades Wonder Gardens for ensuring that its gardens and wildlife are accessible for tourists of all abilities. UCP’s day long adventure “back in time” was truly a memorable experience!