Sojourn Stories

The Gift of Time (Lynette, Ella & Tess)


“Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place” (Girl Scout Mission Statement). Girl Scout troop leader Lynette, with her Cadets Ella and Tess, started the school year by identifying how they would invest their time in the community. Previously, Tess had volunteered at Sojourn through Minnewashta Elementary […]



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The Gift of Time – Lily Katz


“Time stands still for no man.” This ancient phrase is still true. There is never enough time. It is consumed by happiness, sadness, joyfulness, pain, brief moments and lasting memories. Regardless of how we spend our time, the clock continues to tick. Lily Katz, granddaughter of our wonderful Sojourner, MaryLou, gave the gift of time […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Suzy Anderson


Throughout the month, we will be honoring and highlighting each of our veterans, those who have gone before us and those who are with us today. With respect, honor and gratitude—thank you, veterans. We also want to take the time to honor those who help our veterans get to where they are today. Suzy Anderson, […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Vicki Harger


In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Sojourn is recognizing and celebrating Sojourners who are working or looking for work. Across the street from Vicki Harger’s childhood home in Golden Valley, MN was a nursing home. She dreamed of working there when she grew up. Despite a brain injury as a teen, Vicki […]



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Sojourn Spotlight – Karyn Roesler


In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Sojourn is recognizing and celebrating Sojourners who are working or looking for work. Long-time Sojourner Karyn Roesler was ready for a change. After a long stint at the Adult Training and Habilitation Center (ATHC) recycling facility, Karyn wanted to find a job of her own. With […]



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