Author: Sarah Smith

LEADership in Action

Growing up, Kristen Camacho always wanted to earn her own money. Almost five years ago she moved from her parent’s house into one of Thrive’s community residences. Kristen shares a carriage house with another participant where she does her laundry, cleans her home, is learning to… Read More

Good Food Means Good Mood

It is said that food is the way to a person’s heart. On the third Tuesday of every month, almost one-hundred Thrive participants have full hearts thanks to the generosity of Marlboro’s Fraternal Order of Eagles #3565. Once a month for the past twenty-five years the… Read More

Life is Better with True Friends

People say that there is nothing on this earth more prized than true friendship. For many parents of youth with disabilities that is the missing link. Although their children find success in the classroom or at a job, what they are missing is the friend group to meet up with… Read More

Message From Mike Spring 2019

Recently, a visitor to Thrive’s headquarters remarked, “This place doesn’t feel like a nonprofit. It’s more of a tech startup environment.” I had to agree. There are many ways in which Thrive differs from most other human service providers. Here are just a few: Mike Rodrigues Thrive President & CEO… Read More

Member Spotlight: Thrive Support & Advocacy

JUNE 5, 2018 BY FERNANDO MARTINEZ John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” This definition of leadership can apply… Read More