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January 16, 2018  //  Kari Dose

The Year 2017 in Review

In order to make progress and move in the right direction we need to look at the good and the bad; hopefully to gain perspective and to continue to fight for what is right. Here is the year 2017 for Minnesotans with disabilities broken down month by month. What areas do we still need to …

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January 16, 2018  //  Kari Dose

Employee Recognition Brunch

We had our Employee Recognition Brunch on Wednesday, 1.10.2018. This is just a small token of our appreciation for all that our DSP’s do for those we serve. We are recognizing our employees who have reached up to 40 years of employment! Thank you for everything you do for MORA! 10 Years: Brittany Burns, Brittany …

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December 20, 2017  //  Kari Dose

The Origins of Case Management

On May 1, 2016, the case management department opened its doors, with only two case managers and one director, and began serving individuals in the metro area. While the department had humble beginnings, we are excited to announce the admission of our 500th client. As of January 2017, the case management division was serving about …

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December 18, 2017  //  Kari Dose

Congratulations to our 500th referral!

Congratulations to our Case Management team who received their 500th referral! MORA started Case Management services in 2016 and they have been extremely successful in their efforts in assessing individuals in their strengths and needs! MORA could not be more proud of such an achievement!

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December 14, 2017  //  Kari Dose

DSP of the Month: Marjorie Geffre!

Our DSP of the month is Marjorie Geffre! Thank you for all that you have done for our clients and all of us at MORA! Marjorie has been an employee at the Birch Bluff home for 40 plus years, WOW!!! With that many years of experience, one can say she has been through it all …

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December 13, 2017  //  Kari Dose

From Early Trauma to the Boston Marathon: Andrew Peterson’s Story

A Special Olympics athlete qualifying for the Boston Marathon has only happened once in 35 years, until now…. Andrew, who was diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, developmental trauma and an intellectual disability will be the second Special Olympian athlete to take part in the race of a lifetime! Click on the link below to read …

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December 12, 2017  //  Kari Dose

A Sherwood Christmas Party!

Our Sherwood house put together a Holiday party for all to enjoy! Everyone gathered for a deliciously catered meal; and there was even a surprise visitor!

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December 12, 2017  //  Kari Dose

Wide, diverse set of Minnesota’s nonprofit organizations aligned against harmful federal tax bill

  Minnesota’s nonprofit community, a sector that employs nearly 12 percent of Minnesota’s workforce and partners with millions, is aligned in its opposition to the harmful and unprecedented federal tax bill.   The bill awaiting passage in Congress gives the largest benefits to profitable corporations and the wealthiest at the expense of most Americans. The …

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December 8, 2017  //  Kari Dose

Spreading the Holiday spirit!

Justin from our Adult Day Services program and his parents put on a mini Holiday concert to get us all in the spirit! Justin did an amazing job on the guitar! Casey was very excited, giving Justin a thumbs up!

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December 6, 2017  //  Kari Dose

Vocal Essence 2017

The annual VocalEssence Holiday Concert kicked off the holiday season for MORA residents, families, and friends.  For the 5th year, VocalEssence brought their popular holiday season concert to MORA, hosted at the Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Victoria, performing various holiday songs to over 200 people.  The audience consisted of the different individuals served through …

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