Jane Gives Back

Jane Gives Back

Jane began receiving Supported Living Services from Boone County Family Resources in August 2010. Jane is one of the few individuals in Supported Living who chooses not to spend her day at a day program or working. Instead, she chooses to give back to her community. Jane spends her weeks volunteering at the Columbia Catholic […]

Olive Garden Hires Kathy

In January we profiled Kathy along with two other L&WC service recipients, who job-shadowed at the Olive Garden Restaurant on National Disability Mentoring Day.  “Our restaurants support the Day by either hosting lunch for up to 10 individuals with disabilities and DMD coordinators, teaching them about different team member roles at the restaurant, delivering complimentary […]

The Little Girl Who Could

There was no doubt in their minds when Michelle and Daniel Boatman received the call that a child in China with developmental disabilities needed a home.               The girl, who was two months shy of 2, had lived in an orphanage since birth. Her diagnosis of Amniotic Banding Syndrome, caused by the entrapment of fetal […]