August 5, 2019
Applewood Awards $1,000 to More Maitri, Inc
Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric awarded $1,000 as part of their monthly Caring Community Giveaway to
More Maitri, Inc.
More Maitri, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing services for adult individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Their mission is to cultivate and support independence and interdependence among their participants. They encourage the practice of Maitri which means loving kindness and unconditional friendliness towards all beings, beginning with oneself.
More Maitri offers residential programs where individuals can have basic rights and responsibilities through living in the least restrictive setting possible, which fosters a sense of independence. Personal Care Alternatives (PCAs) are homes which house 3 or less individuals with intellectual disabilities. These homes are staffed full time both evenings and weekends. More Maitri also offers Host Homes where an individual with intellectual disabilities would move into a household with another person and/or family who would then become their provider.
Day services including music, art, technology and mindfulness are offered to encourage increased communication, coping, and expression skills, to build independence and a sense of community through creative projects. Music and production, meditation, painting, drawing, photography and film are common classes held during their day programs. Behavioral therapy services are also offer by More Maitri.
“More Maitri is doing really important work in our community and we are so proud to support their efforts. From the participants to the staff, we have been really touched by the mission of this organization,” said John Ward, president of Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric.
For more information on More Maitri and their services please visit https://www.moremaitri.com/.