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A Christmas Message of Gratitude

Gratitude is a powerful tool if people choose to use it. The holiday is the perfect time of year to count our blessings and be thankful for loved ones and friends. Gratitude is also good for mental health as it reduces anxiety and helps individuals cope with stressful moments. Watch Gerald Nebeker, Founder and President of RISE Services, Inc., as he shares a message of gratitude regarding this Christmas season.

A Message of Gratitude

So Many Reasons to Be Grateful

We are truly grateful for all the wonderful folks who work at RISE Services, Inc. — past and current employees, contractors, board members, and donors — and the individuals we serve daily. Our many teams across the nation all work towards the same mission: Creating opportunities for and with people.

At RISE Services, Inc., we are grateful for:

  • the dedication and sacrifice of our employees who strive every day to be a blessing to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)
  • a unified team of RISE Servics, Inc. staff, family members, and community agencies and organizations who work together to transform the lives of the individuals we serve
  • the collaboration between caregivers, skilled professionals, and direct service providers to provide the best care for family members

A Message from Our CEO

Here’s another message from J Auer, RISE Services, Inc. CEO, about experiencing joy at Christmas.

Like gratitude, joy is another common feeling we experience at Christmas. When you take the time to think about it, there is much to be joyful about this year. We encourage you to embrace joy this Christmas and be grateful for the joy that others bring to you. Consider how you can bring joy to those around you. A thoughtful gift, a sincere thank you, and an honest smile are simple ways to share the joy of the holiday season.

As you celebrate the holidays with family and friends, be grateful for everyone in your life. Take a moment to learn more about the services we provide in Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Oregon, and Utah, and contact us with any questions you may have. We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!