OUR PEOPLE

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At Graceworks, our people make the difference. Enjoy these articles about our staff, residents, and volunteers that help us fulfill our mission of Faithful Caring for people in challenging and changing circumstances.

Graceworks Housing Services: St. James Community Resident Volunteers at Local School

Ed Murphy, resident of St. James Community in Scottsburg, Indiana, is a member of Elevation Church. Recently, the church was asked to volunteer at the local elementary school as they were hosting a Donuts with Dad program. Some of the teachers and staff at the school knew there were going to be children without a […]

Volunteers, Enhanced Living Residents Work Together

In early September, volunteers from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church helped residents of both Gideon and Glenover homes,  Graceworks Enhanced Living properties. This is the second year the church volunteers have shared their time with residents. Enhanced Living provides safe and caring homes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in several locations between Dayton and […]

Graceworks Enhanced Living Employee Celebrates 30 Years of Faithful Caring

On August 21, Tracy Reed celebrated three decades at Graceworks Enhanced Living. She was congratulated by her fellow colleagues at the quarterly all-staff meeting last month. Tracy is just one of the many talented caregivers and we thank her for her years of faithful caring. Graceworks Enhanced Living provides residential living, support and daily care […]

Senior Companion Program Thanks Volunteers

Graceworks’ Senior Companion Program held a volunteer appreciation luncheon at Goodwill’s Eichelberger Conference Center  on April 12, 2016. Thanks to everyone for their support of our programs!

Bethany Village Thanks ITOP Volunteers

On May 13, Bethany Village hosted a special volunteer appreciation luncheon for the students of the Integrated Transition Options Program (ITOP).  The students were recognized for their valuable contribution of 9,000 volunteer hours over the past year. Bill Serr, President and CEO of Graceworks Lutheran Services and Dr. Tom Henderson, Superintendent of Centerville schools, attended […]

Successful Collaboration Between Sinclair Volunteers, St. Mark and Redeemer Community

Community and communication, what do they have in common? If you can’t communicate, how do you build a relationship with a community? This has been a long term concern for the residents of Redeemer and St. Mark community residents, just steps apart. The Housing Services properties are located in Dayton and share a parking lot. […]

Grace Lutheran Residents Appreciate Bread of Life Volunteers

Graceworks Housing Services provides safe and comfortable homes for seniors with limited incomes. Housing services partners with many nonprofit organizations in their respective geographic locations. Grace Lutheran is located in Greensburg, Indiana. One Greensburg-area nonprofit is The Greensburg Community Bread of Life, which formed in 2002. Their mission is “Faithfully working together to provide a […]

A special thank you to our volunteers

Throughout the months of April and May, Graceworks will recognize over 800 volunteers who provided 90,008 hours of recorded service in 2015 with an estimated fair market value of $1,926,155. “This year’s volunteer recognition theme of “Volunteers – Giving Time, Touching Hearts” describes your unselfish devotion and commitment to help individuals find stability in the […]