Success Stories

Cole's Success Story

Congratulations to Cole for a very successful year! Cole started as a volunteer at Yad Ezra, a Jewish Community Food Bank, handing out food to the guests. Due to remodeling project, Cole learned he was being evicted from his apartment. Cole needed a job, and a new place to live.

Through Excel Employment Options- Berkley, Cole landed an interview at an apartment complex, and it was very successful. The property manager was impressed by Cole's skills and fun-loving personality. She came up with a list of duties that matched Cole's skills and offered him a job working 12 hours a week. Following the job offer, it was also revealed that an apartment was available for Cole! Cole now has a new job, and he is able live at the same complex where he works!

At the end of Cole's first shift, he stated "You never work a day in your life if you love what you do. I love it here."

Windy's Success Story

Windy wants to thank all of those that have made it possible for her to be where she is today. She said, "I am grateful for staying out of the hospital since 1999, due to the right medications, and the help from InterAct (Team 5).

Michigan Rehabilitation Services, (MRS) and Action Employment Services (AES) have made it possible for me to find a job and have provided benefits counseling and follow along support to maintain my employment as a chore provider".

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