Grants to Support our Mission

Grants to Support our Mission

Resthaven applied for and has received several grants to help us live out our mission during COVID-19 A grant from the Emergency Human Services Fund provided support for emergency needs related to COVID-19. We were granted $5,000 to support technology needs, including...
New Beginnings: Update from The President

New Beginnings: Update from The President

Although 2020 was a challenging year with a global pandemic, nationwide protests over racial injustice, and a contentious presidential election, I am grateful that here at Resthaven our differences have not divided us. In a year of abundant and quick change, it caused...
Hope and Yearning.

Hope and Yearning.

Written by Rev. Leigh Boelkins Van Kempen “My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you.” (Isaiah 26: 9a) This past Sunday the Christian church began observing the season of Advent—a time of waiting and watching for the coming of Jesus....
Christmas Blessings.

Christmas Blessings.

In the midst of a year that looks nothing like the previous ones- with a global pandemic, elections, and other trying situations- the Christmas season has come just as it always does. Like everything else in 2020 our Christmas celebration will look different. But just...
TenClay Testimony.

TenClay Testimony.

Dave TenClay says that “A path to a nursing home comes in many directions.” His dad, Ellsworth, was living independently when he had a fall that brought a move to assisted living. This environment was good for a while but then he had another fall. After this fall and...