It is with great sadness we share with you the news that David Prah, longtime Mountain House resident, has passed away. David spent his last few days at home surrounded by those who loved him, including family and staff. David’s illness and subsequent death were sudden and caught everyone by surprise. He was diagnosed with Leukemia on Monday, May 11th, and passed away on Thursday, May 15th.
Alpha clients have had an active planting season at Oxbow Farm in Carnation. This spring Alpha clients and a volunteer began gardening at Oxbow Farm in a plot dedicated to Alpha clients. Gardening at Oxbow Farm is one of the many weekly activities offered through Alpha’s Community Projects Program.
By Jill Brubacher and Alieu Kamara
Alpha connected two young men to be housemates in their own apartment this past winter, Daniel and Eitan. Both men are living independently for the first time and have just begun receiving supported living services. Continue reading
By Nephtali Stackhouse
Three and a half years ago, Alpha staff wanted to give clients a creative and fun activity to do each week, called Art Club, but where to have it?
Laura Hoag, a Direct Support Professional at Alpha, found the perfect place! She found Blu Café, a coffee shop willing to donate space in the back of the New Hope Church, in Shoreline. Blu Café is a warm and comfortable indoor coffee shop serving espresso, Italian sodas and most other fun coffee drinks. Along with the wonderful church volunteer baristas and free Wi-Fi it is a great place to hang out. Most often we enjoy the drink styling of Steve. Craig Eidsmoe talked with New Hope ministries; they were very supportive, and agreed to let us use a good chunk of their tables, at no cost, for Art club. Continue reading