The American Training Family doesn’t just celebrate Thanksgiving once. We don’t even celebrate it twice. We celebrate it many times, with our own families and friends on Thanksgiving Day, and many times before that with our American Training Family! The holiday season kicks off for us with Highfields’ annual Thanksgiving feast, one week before the [...]
We recently held our first ever Paint Night Fundraiser, or Painting Creations, as the program is called. Everyone in attendance raved about the evening. And one of our attendees even shared her experience below. As someone who does not have much creative ability, I can honestly say I was able to create a beautiful, well [...]
Our new Colleague Samantha Poirier, an alum of our Highfields and TASH programs, was recently featured in the December 21, 2015 issue of Rumbo News. Her story is one of overcoming obstacles, crushing stereotypes and stigmas, and finding success in independence. Her story is inspiring to say the least. Check it out below.
Sometimes to understand the impact of your work, you have to take a moment to step back and reflect on the ways it has made a difference in the lives of those around you. Today, we took a moment to look at a few of the wonderful things our Highfields’ Residents, past and present, have [...]
Wikipedia, the popular online collaborative encyclopedia, defines volunteering as, “An altruistic activity that is intended to promote goodness or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity can produce a feeling of self-worth and respect. There is no financial gain involved for the individual. Volunteering is renowned for skill development, socialization, and fun. Volunteering [...]
Historical records were broken and new ones set over the last month. Snowfall seemed limitless, piles seemed mountainous, and winter seemed endless. Across the state, we saw snow day after snow day. For most, that meant time at home with loved ones, hot chocolate in big mugs, feet by the fireplace, slowly shoveling out in [...]