Honoring Terry Trax

    A Quiet Man:  Mountain Shadows Honors Terry Trax   by Sheryl Wilde     Mountain Shadows helped his son, and he never forgot it.   Many of you in our Mountain Shadows Family remember Terry Trax.  He was a quiet man in what can sometimes seem a loud world.  He was unassuming.  Kind. …

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Mother’s Day: Susen and Trever

  Some parts of the story below may be difficult to read.  It is a true story.  And it’s one we feel is important to share with you.  We share it with you now, during this Mother’s Day month, to show you a story of a mother’s journey from near death, to new life –…

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Mother’s Day: Patricia and Kara

    Have you ever wondered what God is thinking when choosing the mothers of precious, disabled children, like Kara, above?   As we celebrate the mothers of Mountain Shadows, we believe it may be something like this:   And God thought:   “Here is a woman whom I will bless with a special needs…

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Mother’s Day: Carol & Michael

  And God said, “I will send them without wings, so no one suspects that they are angels. ~unknown   Double Your Donation for Michael!   Today, in celebration of the mothers of Mountain Shadows, we share the story below of Carol Haskin, and her son, Michael – a story that proves to us there…

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Mother’s Day: MJ & Eric

  Double Your Donation for Eric!   Today, in celebration of the mothers of Mountain Shadows, we share the story of MJ Hammill, and her son, Eric – a story of enduring love.   All this month, we are honoring our Mountain Shadows mothers.    And thanks to Portia Bibb’s generous pledge to match up…

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Dude’s Day Out

  Dude’s Day Out: Mountain High Edition     MSCH-San Diego resident, Gary, and his father, Chris, celebrate Dude’s Day Out at Mountain High Ski Resort – thanks to our CARE program.   by Sheryl Wilde   “Did you have eggs in school?”  Chris Rudisill, father of Ash house resident, Gary, didn’t want an answer…

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Hail Cezar: San Diego Sheriff’s K-9 Unit Visits

  Hail, Superstar Cezar!   San Diego Sheriff’s K-9 Unit   Visits   Mountain Shadows Outreach Services     by Sheryl Wilde   The San Diego Sheriff’s K-9 Unit, with sirens blaring, was in hot pursuit of three armed suspects following a robbery at a 7-Eleven in Lakeside.  It was a dogged chase, with the…

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Catalent Cares about Mountain Shadows

  BINGO!!!   Our Numbers are a Winning Love Combination with  Catalent Cares   by Sheryl Wilde   Mountain Shadows celebrates a decade-long partnership with Catalent San Diego this year.   Catalent San Diego, Inc. is a premier pharmaceutical chemistry development and manufacturing organization supporting the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Catalent’s San Diego facility focuses…

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Easter Party 2024

  Spring is nature’s way of saying:   “Let’s Party!!!” ~ Robin Williams   And we did…   Spring Bunny visits MSCH – San Diego.   While our parties may, on the surface, look a bit different, they are filled with love.  And, in the case of our Spring Celebration at MSCH-San Diego, they were…

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MSOS St. Patrick’s Day

  At the End of the Rainbow: St. Patrick’s Day at Mountain Shadows     Mountain Shadows Outreach Services and MSCH – San Diego celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a bit ‘o mischief and mayhem.     Residents participated in the wearing of the green and enjoyed playing holiday-themed games.     Shamrocks and leprechauns…

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