Mission: To contract, or create, dignified employment opportunities for people with disabilities seeking to further their independence by learning work, social and life skills associated with employment.
We aqccomplish this mission by operating in valuable and beneficial community services, as well as, contracting with businesses for production work.
Target demographics: our community
Direct beneficiaries per year: our rural population of 27,000 residents in our tri-county service area, and employed 27 people with disabilities.
Geographic areas served: Macon, Mo
Programs: employment for people with disabilities under state aid programs, operations in a community recycling center and a thrift store supported by public donation of goods.
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This particular organization is by far the best of its type in the surrounding area. They offer valuable community services. They offer to the public a very convenient recycling outlet. They also operate a pretty impressive thrift store. Above all, this business provides steady, productive, and dignified employment for people with physical and developmental disabilities. The employees are fortunate enough to have caring and respectful staff looking out for them, and they seem like very happy and productive workers. This sheltered workshop is a credit to the community and others like it would do well to emulate their way.