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DePaul Industries, a social enterprise non-profit whose mission is to employ individuals with disabilities, will open its eighth office this week in the Boise metropolitan area.
The expansion into the Boise market is in line with DePaul’s forward-thinking Strategic Plan 2011-2016, which aims for expansion into multiple additional markets and to nearly triple employment of people with disabilities by the end of fiscal year 2016.
The Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA), whose mission is to produce massive social value via successful social enterprises, is establishing a new chapter in Portland, and seeking members (both individuals and organizations) from a variety of sectors.
With major developments on the East Coast in Baltimore, here at home in the Pacific Northwest, and even abroad, we’re on track to grow even more during fiscal year 2014 and continue to employ thousands of people with disabilities each year.
It’s often a little tricky to describe just what DePaul Industries is about, as we’re at the confluence of a lot of different businesses, structures, and ideas. To give a little perspective, here’s a round-up of three upcoming public happenings that uniquely involve three of our key components as a company:
We are excited to announce our partnership with RSF Social Finance! RSF has granted us a mortgage loan, which will be used to help retain our permanent headquarters in the Portland metro area. Because we are so excited, we want to share a little bit about RSF as an organization.
DePaul Industries is excited to announce its expansion of services to Baltimore, Maryland—another step in our demand-driven geographic expansion as outlined in our Strategic Plan.
DePaul Industries is extremely proud to introduce our brand-new private label of wholesale and retail snack foods: Lost Coast Snacks.
What’s the secret to growing a vibrant contract packaging business? We think it’s in large part due to hiring people with disabilities.
Ever wonder how you quantify the economic impact of employing people with disabilities, who have historically been out of the workforce?
Foundation investments in innovative efforts like DePaul Industries have a deeper and farther-reaching economic impact in the Pacific Northwest and in communities throughout America than previously understood. According to a first-of-its kind, independent analysis released today by The Philanthropic Collaborative, foundation grantmaking in the U.S.