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Program Evaluation 2021-2022
Program Evaluation 2021-2022

October 4, 2022

CARF Accreditation
CARF Accreditation

December 14, 2020

Its official Horizons received our 3 year accreditation from CARF!! Thank you to our amazing staff and the wonderful care they provide our members!

Amazon Smile
Amazon Smile

May 27, 2020

You Shop...Amazon Gives
Consider choosing Horizons Unlimited as your charity of choice when making Amazon purchases.
1. Go to
2. Sign in with your existing Amazon account
3. Choose Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County as your charity of choice
4. Shop your heart out!
5. Smile, because a percentage of each purchase will benefit Horizons Unlimited and those we serve. You just made a difference!

Please share this easy way to support our work and mission at Horizons Unlimited. Thank you!

Providing Support for Horizons Unlimited
Providing Support for Horizons Unlimited

April 6, 2020

Dear Friend,
Our community/nation/world is facing a pandemic. While we are actively working on solutions to help our organization, we need your help to make our efforts go even further!

Your support is crucial to our efforts to continue to provide support to our members. If you're able, we would appreciate if you could make a donation of $20 or more to help us through these hard times.

Thank you in advance for your contribution. Your donation will go towards daily operations and assisting members who are out of work.

Here are ways you can make a donation:

-Make a donation online through our website
-Send a check by mail to: 

Horizons Unlimited of Palo Alto County
2107 Main St.
P.O. Box 567
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Again, thank you for your contribution to Horizons Unlimited. We are grateful to have friends like you in our time of need.

21st Group Home received Governor's Award
21st Group Home received Governor's Award

August 12, 2019

On Wednesday, August 7th, Governor Kim Reynolds presented the 21st Group Home the Governor's Award for Quality of Care in Health Care Facilities at the Shores in Emmetsburg. Mayor Myrna Heddinger nominated 21st Group Home for this award. The Governor's Award recognizes Iowa Health Care Facilities that offer unique and innovative activities to enhance the quality of care or quality of life for their residents. Holly Carter, Manager, staff and members were present to receive the award. Lieutenant Governor Adam Greg, Ron Askland, CEO, along with other community members, families, and board members were present to take part in this honor. Congratulations again to 21st Group Home!