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A KenCrest Team Goes Above and Beyond for Individuals in Need

When an individual is in crisis and need of help, KenCrest staff will go above and beyond the call of duty to help.

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I Want to Start a Movement: More Pay Equals Better Employees

We need to tackle the direct care staff shortage by implementing better pay to get better workers to help the people we support. 

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I Want to Start a Movement:  Get Moving 

On a regular basis, I hear that thousands of people are waiting for services.  There simply is not enough money to provide them.  The number is staggering. In Pennsylvania alone,…

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I Want to Start a Movement:  Social Responsibility Takes Many Forms

I had one of those scary moments in my life yesterday. It wasn’t my first. It was in the car. My past scary moments were usually around the weavers. You…

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I Want to Start a Movement: We are all gifted.          

No one is perfect, right? It’s a common expression, but do we really mean it? If we meant it, we probably would not be labeling people as ‘gifted,’ ‘disabled,’ ‘typical,’…

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I Want to Start a Movement: Say No to Hate

When I was a teenager, every Saturday morning started with a family housework event.  We had jobs assigned by my dad, and could not leave the house until the chores…

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I Want to Start a Movement: Loving Family for Everyone

Last week we saw one of the most important achievements of our organization and of our community.  A child was adopted.  He is not ordinary child. He came into the…

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I Want to Start a Movement: Count Your Blessings

Last week we launched the school year, and this week we celebrate the work of our Direct Support Professionals (DSP). We have DSPs with many titles, such as instructor and…

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I Want to Start a Movement: Live the Mission

Esther came to KenCrest when she was ten.  She was living with her grandmother, who decided to put her into a community living program so  she could receive proper care.…

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I Want to Start a Movement: Thank a Teacher Now

When I was little there was no ‘Pre-K.’   The only kindergarten in our town was operated by the school district in a local church. My parents were planning to send…

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I Want to Start a Movement: Perspective Matters—Let’s get Some

Many people need a bit of perspective to realize the right course of action to take and here at KenCrest, we are here to help provide that. 

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