April 7, 2016

Best Buddies
What do girls like to do to look their best?  Get their hair done?  Manicure?  Exercise?  For nearly three years, Patricia Tang and Elizabeth Rourke have been friends and enjoy many fun activities together.  Elizabeth lives at SUS' Vernon Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) and the two women met and became best friends through the partnership between SUS and the Best Buddies organization....READ MORE 

 Making A Clean Start
Jamie Tucker, a 39 year old single father, became a resident at our Dreitzer House in December 2015.  Jaime grew up in Georgetown, SC with his maternal grandmother who adopted him after his parents, who were both battling addictions were no longer able to care for him. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the United States Army. Shortly after being...READ MORE

SUS Recognized For Being Trauma-Informed
If you are experiencing trauma, the last thing you want is for a well-intentioned person who is trying to help you to actually make matters worse.  No one is immune to the impact of  trauma.  It affects individuals, families and communities.  It can disrupt healthy developments, relationships and lead to mental health issues including substance use, child abuse and and domestic violence.  Many individuals who have experienced trauma fail to get the help they need because...READ MORE


YLC to Host Spring Shopping
APRIL 7:  Our Young Leaders Council (YLC) is hosting a special evening sale at SCOOP...READ MORE 
YLC Spring Social
MAY 11:  Come along to SUS' Spring Social hosted by our YLC at the Brooklyn Brewery...READ MORE 
Autism Awareness Month
The month of April is Autism Awareness Month launched 25 years ago to promote autism awareness...READ MORE

National Volunteer Week
April 10-16 is National Volunteer Week, a program established by Points of Light to inspire, recognize and encourage..READ MORE 
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