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Review for CHESAPEAKE SERVICE SYSTEMS INC, Chesapeake, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Chesapeake Service Systems provides employment for the most severely disabled, people who otherwise would languish in adult daycare. I have been on the Board for over a year now and in that time I have become more and more impressed with how employment changes lives! The jobs range from working in a state of the art laundry facility to creating wiring kits for a cable company. The results are the same...a community of hard working happy co-workers. Most amazing is the improvement shown in those with severe cases of autism. More research needs to be done on this, but I would say CSS has created an environment which has fostered dramatic improvement in their lives and the lives of their families. Go CSS!!!

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

How did you learn about this organization?

My neighbor was involved and once I toured the facility, I knew I wanted to be involved.

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

To meet the daily challenge of working with the severely disabled.

What is its top priority in the long run?

To increase the number of jobs they can offer as there is a waiting list for employment and the need is great.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

Role:  Board Member & I am a member of the Board of Directors.

Review for CHESAPEAKE SERVICE SYSTEMS INC, Chesapeake, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

After touring this facility and seeing the smiles on the faces of the workers --- who are at last are connecting with the world around them because they have meaningful work --- I was hooked! CSS is transforming lives!!

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

wonderful!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Board Member & I visit the facility and attend meetings.