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Sunshine places first client in mainstream job


June 21, 2016

BRUCE HOBBS and Jason Gorby check Gorby’s work on a recycling can at Sweet Home Sanitation.

Pressure washer in hand, Sunshine Industries client Jason Gorby blasted away the dirt from trash, recycling and yard debris cans on his first day at a mainstream job at Sweet Home Sanitation.

He went to work there on June 2.

The 34-year-old is the first client to go to work under a state mandate that imposed a requirement on organizations like Sunshine Industries, which provide employment, education and social opportunities for developmentally disabled persons. The mandate is based on the premise that “everyone can work.”

As a result, Sunshine is trying to place clients in mainstrea...

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