A Simple Connection Leads to Meaningful Employment

A Simple Connection Leads to Meaningful Employment

When we learned about Mosaic’s new core values, they described Connection as community, partnership and network.

I immediately thought of Lisa and the connections that have changed her life in the last year. When I met Lisa, it took me months to earn her friendship.

After a while, I learned she wanted a job in the community. For some reason or another, it just hadn’t happened.

Thanks to a simple connection on LinkedIn, we were able to change that.

Lisa was one of three people Mosaic supports in Kansas City who was involved in a three-week paid internship program designed by occupational therapy interns at Kansas University and the Kansas area Nebraska Furniture Mart.

Mosaic Angels in Human Form

In the biblical story of the birth of Jesus, a “great company” of angels appeared to shepherds, praising God and signaling peace to people of good will. In Kansas City, Kansas, there’s a great company of ‘Mosaic angels’ who make Christmas a little brighter for many...