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Passages recently presented Mr. George Schrumpf with an award for his service on its Board of Directors (pictured). Schrumpf served on the Passages executive board for six years (or two terms). He also served on the Passages finance committee and development committee. “I would like to...

Passages encourages all voters with disabilities to know their rights The Northeast Indiana Disability Advocacy Coalition (NEIDAC) has launched an initiative to provide free transportation to persons with disabilities for early voting. See the full video announcement here. Numerous studies have shown that voters with disabilities struggle...

Passages, Inc. recently awarded its annual Community Partner Awards to Community Foundation of Whitley County, United Way of Whitley County, AWS Foundation, and Mrs. Lori Shipman of Lori Shipman Consulting, LLC. “We started presenting the Community Partner awards six years ago as a way to honor...

President and CEO David Dreith speaks on Fox News about adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic Easterseals Crossroads serves between 5,000 and 6,000 people with disabilities in Central Indiana. As a fellow Arc of Indiana member, many of the challenges presented in this video apply to Passages...

Passages, Inc. was awarded $50,000 by AWS Foundation to assist in operating expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foundation awarded the Emergency Operating Award to 10 nonprofit agencies in Northeast Indiana. “In a time when many businesses closed due to COVID-19, the staff of Passages continued...

For longtime Columbia City resident Tenel Hawn, working at Passages, Inc. has always been about the people. And, after 25 years of service, she has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer for the organization. “We are very happy to see Tenel transition into the CFO role...

What better way to spend time than crafting? After all, most of the people served by Passages are accustomed to doing art every day when our Creative Learning Center is open! Passages' Direct Support Professional Nancy Pagley has been with Passages for more than 15 years....

Passages encourages everyone to #LightItUpBlue for Autism Awareness. The organization Autism Speaks desires to increase global understanding and awareness of people with autism. April is World Autism Month. Earlier this year, the CDC determined that approximately one in 54 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)....

We are happy to announce the rescheduled date for the #GiveMeaning 5K/10K as Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 8 a.m. As you may know, the previously scheduled date was April 25. Originally, the event was scheduled to take place at the Whitley County Fairgrounds, but...

COVID-19 has our attention, as we are sure it does yours. In order to best inform the people served by Passages and their caregivers, family, and friends, please read over this plain-language document about the virus - written for and by people with disabilities. The...