Monthly Archives: April 2016

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When a Paycheck Isn’t

Happy Friday Everyone!!! When a paycheck really isn’t I recently attended the employment First Summit and heard a lot about competitive, integrated employment as the first option for everyone when they start the process of looking for a job. While I have always believed that everyone can work, and sheltered workshops should be closed, I [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When a Paycheck Isn’t

Amazon Smile

As a nonprofit, PILR accepts donations in order to assist people in our community with independent living, employment, and other services. There are many ways that you are able to donate and they are listed on our donations page. We know money can be tight and a few of the options cost you nothing, they [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Amazon Smile

It’s my party!

Happy Friday Everyone, It's earth day!!! It’s my party! Last week I had a birthday. It was the first birthday that I wasn’t looking forward to, so, I didn’t really mention it to anyone and kind of kept to myself. We had planned on celebrating it over the weekend when we had time to enjoy [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s my party!

Thrivent Financial

Thrivent Financial: My Choice Dollars As a nonprofit, PILR accepts donations in order to assist people in our community with independent living, employment, and other services. There are many ways that you are able to donate and they are listed on our donations page. We know money can be tight and a few of the options [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thrivent Financial

Great Expectations

Great Expectations? Happy Friday, I hope you had a wonderful week! An interesting thing that I have learned about expectations is that they have to be dependent upon someone other than myself. After complaining repeatedly about someone who never did things like I wanted, I was told that maybe I need to change my expectations [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Great Expectations

Dillons Community Rewards

Donations Highlight: Dillons Community Rewards Program As a nonprofit, PILR accepts donations in order to assist people in our community with independent living, employment, and other services. There are many ways that you are able to donate and they are listed on our donations page. We know money can be tight and a few of [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dillons Community Rewards

Out of the Box

Happy Friday Everyone!!! Out of the Box One thing that I have had the chance to do, since coming to PILR, is join Roger on voting education at the high schools. He reaches out to high schools  in Hutchinson and neighboring towns and offers to educate students on how to register to vote and reasons [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Out of the Box

I Can Only Imagine

Happy Friday ALL!!! I Can Only Imagine. I suppose I can count myself lucky, maybe you can too. I have rarely required assistance to walk, hear, or communicate. So, I can only imagine what people experience if they rely on a wheelchair to move around in public areas. I think I have begun noticing things [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I Can Only Imagine