Impact Stories Archives - Macon Resources

Impact Story: Meet Dorothy

A true MRI veteran! Dorothy has been part of MRI’s programs for almost 25 years. During her time here she has grown into an amazing woman, and we are so excited to share her story. Watch to find out how we are building meaningful lives!

Posted: July 15, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Justin

Posted: May 27, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Tim

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, MRI’s April Impact story highlights one of our persons served who has been receiving services for over 20 years! Meet Tim! Tim was diagnosed with autism at the age of 6. His journey with MRI began in 1999 when he joined the situational assessment program, and shortly after that, […]

Posted: April 23, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Lawrence

Meet Lawrence! Lawrence has received services from MRI for the past 16 years. Everyone who has ever interacted with or heard Lawrence’s story will tell you he has overcome a life-time’s worth of obstacles and has so much to be proud of. MRI is so happy and proud to share Lawrence’s story of becoming independent […]

Posted: March 25, 2021 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Shawn

Meet Shawn! Shawn has worked at Walmart for 3 months as a cart retriever. He also assists in carrying out groceries for customers! Shawn first came to MRI back in 2013. After working a couple of jobs that didn’t work out, Shawn decided that he wanted to go back to school. With help from the […]

Posted: October 30, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Roger

Meet Roger! Roger has worked at MRI for 34 years and currently works as a License Plate Tech in the Production department. He specifically works on the blanking line, but in the past has worked on roller coating and embossing. Roger knows A LOT about license plates! We asked Roger why his job is important […]

Posted: October 16, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Ian

Meet Ian! Ian came to MRI’s Supportive Employment Program in 2019 as a referral, where he worked with staff member, Dee McMillen, on finding a job. Dee started the process by asking Ian lots of questions to help him determine the type of job he would be interested in. From the job search, to interview […]

Posted: October 13, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Chaini

For our second National Disability Employment Awareness month spotlight, meet Chaini! Chaini has worked at Evergreen Senior Living for the past 2 years as a Dining Server, where she helps prepare meal trays by placing sides on the trays. She also wraps silverware, washes dishes, and puts them away! Chaini came to MRI two years […]

Posted: October 8, 2020 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Barb

In 1983, we unveiled the first license plate made at Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) This was an incredibly historic day that forever changed the landscape for individuals with developmental disabilities in our community. You can’t see the photo that well, but it’s hard to miss the smiles and pride on those we serve’s faces. Almost […]

Posted: October 7, 2020 | View More »

Meet Cameron

Cameron participates in the Discovery Depot child care center at Independence Pointe. At only two years old, he is a rambunctious ball of energy! When we went to visit Cameron to get a few photos for our Impact Story he was a bit shy. Granted, we arrived as he and his classmates were just waking up from […]

Posted: March 20, 2018 | View More »