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Advocates shows its appreciation for their Direct Support Workers

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Ann Ringwood, Wicked Local
Wicked Local Newton
May 22, 2020

NEWTON- The Direct Support Workers at the group living home on Walnut St. in Newton were shown appreciation from their fellow Advocates employees when a car parade came down Hull St. with folks yelling their thanks and holding up signs. 

Kayleigh Cassidy, 7, doesn’t realize her sign is being blown backwards as she is driven by Advocates in Newton Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020. Employees of Advocates drove by the group living home on Walnut St. to thank their co-workers, the Direct Support Workers who work with the home’s residents. It was one of four stops at the group living homes they made in the parade. Kayleigh’s mom Adrianne is Director of Housing. [Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ann Ringwood]

Making the turn onto Hull St., employees of Advocates drove by the group living home on Walnut St. in Newton to thank their co-workers, the Direct Support Workers who work with the home’s residents. It was one of four stops at the group living homes they made in a parade Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020. [Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ann Ringwood]

Adrianne Cassidy, left, Director of Housing, and Robyn Woodhouse, Human Rights Coordinator, join their fellow employees of Advocates in a parade to drive by the group living home on Walnut St. in Newton to thank their co-workers, the Direct Support Workers who work with the home’s residents. The parade stopped by four homes Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020. [Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ann Ringwood]

Evie Sessions, Outreach Program Manager, seated, and Edward Sentamu, Direct Care, wave to their fellow employees who drove by the Advocates group living home on Walnut St. in Newton to thank them for their work with the home’s residents. It was one of four stops at the group living homes the parade made Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020. [Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ann Ringwood]

 

Employees of Advocates drove by the group living home on Walnut St. in Newton to thank their co-workers, the Direct Support Workers who work with the home’s residents. It was one of four stops at the group living homes they made in a parade Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020. [Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ann Ringwood]