Ongoing pandemic threatens Sunshine Industries
November 3, 2021
Brittany Maudlin has a very clear memory of the day the COVID-19 pandemic hit: Friday, March 13, 2020.
Maudlin, executive director of Sunshine Industries since 2015, has been on a vicious roller-coaster ride ever since. That was the day the state first shut down the organization, which has served local disabled adults since 1974. What followed was a sequence of heavy restrictions that severely curtailed its ability to serve clients and keep staff working, to the point that, Maudlin said, a month ago she saw the end nearing rapidly.
"We are losing $20,000 to $27,000 per month," she said...