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Summer is Here!- June 2018

Summer is in full swing! Our individuals were outside this morning before it got too hot playing with sidewalk chalk and enjoying the sun. It’s always great to see how happy the summer makes everyone.

Event Information

Giving Tuesday is coming up again! November 27, 2018 is the day! We will be announcing our goal for this year in September, so make sure you follow us on social media to be the first to know.

We’re beginning the preparations for our biennial quilt auction! Coming in the fall of 2019, we will have quilts, tied comforters, wall hangings, and so much more to offer. Keep an eye out for our date and location announcement!

General Announcements

The Prayer Shawl group for Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church in East Canton handmade blankets and quilts for all of our residents. The residents were filled with joy when they received their personalized gift, and we couldn’t be more appreciative that their group thought of us.

We are in need of the cardboard centers of paper towels and toilet paper, as well as old jewelry (costume is fine). Our Adult Day Program participants are working on some upcycling projects for the Seneca County Family Fun Night in August. If you have any to donate, you can either ship them to us or bring them out to the address below.

Items we need and Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for donations of sunscreen and outdoor activities (bubbles, sidewalk chalk, etc) to help our residents enjoy the summer weather.

We have a few groups that have volunteered to host donation drives for us, but we are always looking for more! If you’re interested, email mlarkin@flatrockhomes.org for more information.

 

Thank you to everyone in the community who helps us at Flat Rock Homes. We appreciate your donations, time, and prayers more than you could know. And as always, for the most up to date information check our website at www.flatrockhomes.org and all of our social media at @FlatRockHomes.

For shipping or delivering cardboard tubes:

Flat Rock Homes

Attn: Cyndi Johnson, Director of Adult Programs

7353 County Road 29

Flat Rock, Ohio 44828

 

 

Mission Statement:

The mission of Flat Rock Homes is to provide outstanding services which transform lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and persons with critical needs through a dedication to caring and excellence that demonstrates Christian values.

Vision Statement:

The vision of Flat Rock Homes is to be a model organization which creates caring communities of excellence that support life-long services to persons with developmental disabilities, their families and persons with critical needs while maintaining a sound financial position.

 

Values:

Primary Value: All people are defined by their own strengths, abilities, and inherent value.

 

Value Statements: These values which guide Flat Rock Homes mission to this day are an expression of the vision and intent of our Christian founders.

 

Respect: Treat everyone in our diverse community, including those we serve, their families and colleagues, with dignity.

Compassion: Provide a culture of caring, treating those we serve, and family members with sensitivity and empathy.

Integrity: Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and personal responsibility, worthy of trust.

Achievement: Inspire hope and nurture the fullest potential of the whole person, respecting physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Teamwork: Value the contributions of all, blending the skills of individual staff members in unsurpassed collaboration.

Excellence: Deliver the best outcomes and highest quality service through the dedicated effort of every team member.

Innovation: Infuse and energize the organization, enhancing the lives of those we serve, through the creative ideas and unique talents of each team member.

Stewardship: Sustain and reinvest in our mission and extended communities by wisely managing our human, natural and material resources.

Community: Engage in collaboration with community members and organizations for service provision and advocacy.

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