Our Professional Development Program enjoyed a tour and networking with Elms College students during a business etiquette luncheon.
News & Events
Join us as we showcase our creativity and talent at one of the largest craft fairs in the area!
We will have a booth at the fair with our unique creations and handmade items available for a suggested donation.
Handcrafted Items will include ornaments, holiday gifts and decor, wooden items, pillows, signs, sugar scrubs and more!
We let our creativity shine!
Our artists with distinct abilities enjoyed a reception showcasing
their artwork at RiverMills Center Chicopee Council on Aging.
Our 2nd Annual Mac and Cheese Challenge was a success!
Thank you to our host and sponsor The Blue Room Cafe and all of our chefs, supporters, and volunteers
for helping us raise funds for our innovative day programs and employment services for people with disabilities!
Congratulations to Barbara Yates for winning the contest with her “Twice the Charm” recipe!
Congratulations to our newest cohort beginning the year-long Sunshine Village Leadership Training Program!
Thank you to Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts for a Capacity Grant to invest in future leaders at Sunshine Village!
In partnership with Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College and Massachusetts Workforce Development grants,
we developed this unique program targeted to the personal and professional growth of our employees.
Thank you to The Gray House, Inc. for awarding Sunshine Village a
“Creative Contributor” for the “Fill a Plate, Feed a Family Challenge”!
We are proud to give back by volunteering with such a wonderful community resource!
Our employees help us deliver on the promise of a great day!
We held a breakfast in honor of the nurses working in our programs.
They each received handmade mug warmers and sugar scrubs as our way of
saying “thank you” for their compassion and dedication.
Please join us for the 2nd Annual Mac and Cheese Challenge to benefit the innovative
day programs and employment services of Sunshine Village!
The Blue Room Cafe in Chicopee has generously offered to sponsor and host again this year.
For just $10 you will receive a drink ticket and all tastings. Special raffles will also be available.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to enter the contest or with any questions.
Tickets will be sold at the door on the day of the event.
This event is 21-plus only.
Thank you for your support!
Thank you to Stephanie Shaw, Director of Chicopee Department of Veterans Services,
for sharing your wealth of knowledge on the resources available to veterans.
We hope you enjoy your patriotic painting made by our artists with unique abilities!
Our Community Engagement Program held an art show at their studio in the Indian Orchard Mills.
All artwork was created during lessons with our artistic expression intern.
Visitors were able to meet with the artists to discuss their inspiration and creative process.