Events and news

Search Achieves CQL Accreditation!

We are very pleased to share that in November of 2016, Search achieved accreditation by the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).  Grounded in over 40 years of leadership and peer-reviewed research, CQL Accreditation promotes excellence in person-centered services and supports that lead to increased quality of life. In preparation…

10 Fun Facts about Search for Adventure’s November trip to Prince’s House

Story and photography by Jennifer Gledhill, Community Integration Coordinator at Search------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. As with many of our trips, this vacation was inspired by a resident’s personal bucket list.  An offhand comment from a QIDP about wanting to go to Minneapolis became a four day/three night jaunt to Prince’s hometown and…
Last modified on Wednesday, 14 December 2016 11:54

Empower Advocates, Workers, Volunteers, and Adventurers with Your Year-End Gift

Dear Friends of Search,   Volunteers. Artists. Adventurers. Workers. Advocates.   We all bring our own abilities to the world around us. This is certainly true for Vince, Jimmy, Stephanie, and Tracy, four Search participants who shone brightly in 2016.   Whether discovering their own talents, unlocking their creativity, setting…
Last modified on Thursday, 08 December 2016 15:54

#GivingTuesday Impact Story - Jimmy's First Canoe Trip

When it came to canoeing for the first time ever, Jimmy was a little nervous. In May 2016, Jimmy and 74 of his peers from Search were given the opportunity to canoe on Lake George in Indiana - a first for almost every person invited. Their life changing adventure was…
Last modified on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 16:59

#GivingTuesday Impact Story - Ed's Adventure

In honor of #GivingTuesday, coming up on November 29, 2016, we are sharing a story about the impact of your gift to Search. Each year Search offers our participants opportunities to see the world through our vacation program, Search for Adventure. Created and supported through a unique partnership with Toad&Co.,…
Last modified on Thursday, 09 November 2017 10:29

Lanni's Story - Giving Back for #GivingTuesday

This story originally appeared in November 2015 as part of our #GivingTuesday campaign.  Search had just launched its Community Life program, with the goal of providing people with opportunities to participate in a variety of local volunteer experiences.  Now in its second year, the program has really caught fire with…
Last modified on Thursday, 02 November 2017 13:14

Take Action to Raise the Wage for DSPs!

Dear Friends, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) earn low wages because state payments to support individuals in the community have not increased in nearly a decade. Low wages for DSPs result in high employee turnover and an inability to hire new workers.  Community providers are relying more on overtime to cover…
Last modified on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 12:42

Major Gift from the Nadolna Family Launches Heritage Society

We are thrilled to announce that Alan Nadolna, Chair of the Board of Directors, and his wife, Suzanne Averill, member of the Board of Directors, have made a major gift in support of the Heritage Society. Alan and Suzanne have been affiliated with Search for more than 25 years and…
Last modified on Wednesday, 12 October 2016 13:43

Democracy in Action at Search!

This fall, the Search community is exercising their fundamental rights as American citizens by participating in the 2016 Election. As we all know, voting can be anything but straightforward. To help navigate the process, Search has created a variety of non-partisan election activities, including classroom lessons, community outings, and interactive…
Last modified on Thursday, 06 October 2016 11:56
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