CANDYLUXÉ CONFECTIONS is excited to announce the launch of custom curated, luxurious candy collections. When purchasing CandyLuxé Confections, you receive the highest quality of worldly confections—but you also empower adults with autism and other disabilities in a fun environment that celebrates their uniqueness.
Caro Clusters offers a variety of jobs for every type of ability. From cooking to packaging to sales...this company provides a place for individuals to discover their unique talents and skills. These chocolate salty sweet confections became so popular, we decided to share them year-round. One bite and you will be addicted!
The Chocolate Spectrum
We are a family owned and operated artisan chocolate company. Our purpose is to offer delicious chocolate confections while also helping individuals with developmental disabilities. When you purchase a box of our wonderful chocolates, we will send a donation to one of several different charities that we have selected.
At Destination Desserts, we are committed to baking and serving the finest, best tasting desserts incorporating the highest quality ingredients available. Consider our delectable cookies, cupcakes and other holiday favorites for your friends and loved ones, coworkers and bosses or teachers and coaches to show your appreciation this holiday season.
We are a company based in Memphis, Tennessee, dedicated to bringing you products that empower young adults on the autistic spectrum. More importantly than giving them a job, though, is that we are giving them a place and purpose in our community. Our mission at GiveGood is simple: we create handcrafted food products to employ and empower individuals on the autism spectrum.
Have Dreams is an Evanston/Park Ridge autism resource agency. Since 2013, ilovesweets has partnered with Have Dreams to support their workplace training program for young adults with autism. At ilovesweets and other area businesses, participants learn valuable workplace skills and upon successful completion of their internships, program participants are able to seek and secure competitive employment.
Julia Maidman, Master Baker, is a 20-year old with autism and a passion for putting smiles on people’s faces. She is delighted to share her delicious cookies, a result of her desire to
"Bake Us Happy."
At Luv Michael, we create snackable, yogurt-friendly granola mixes using the finest locally-sourced, organic ingredients. Each jar is hand mixed and packed in small batches by hard working individuals with autism who we like to refer to as our “Granologists.”
Miami is Kind
We employ young adults with Autism and other disabilities while creating delicious traditional treats. Our first product line are Macaroons. We bake macaroons to employ bakers with autism /developmental disabilities. And they are gluten free, casein free & trans-fat free! We ship them USPS 2-5 days to all the nation!
No Label at the Table Food Company
Our family started a business that would employ people with autism. We opened a bakery/quick service restaurant with a dedicated gluten-free kitchen that provides employment opportunities and job skills training for people with autism.
Northcoast Corn Creations
Northcoast Corn Creations was created to provide delicious, gourmet popcorn, vocational training, and employment for those embracing autism. Our business, workplace, and marketing are inspired by individuals with autism and their unique strengths and abilities. Your support allows us to grow and share our gourmet popcorn creations and our caring mission to benefit those with autism.
Popcorn for the People
We create employment through popcorn! Every tin you purchase provides at least an hour of meaningful employment. We choose to employ individuals who are intent on overcoming challenges to be at their very best. We also think they make better popcorn because of it.
Poppin Joe’s Gourmet Kettle Korn
Poppin Joe's is old-fashioned, homemade Gourmet Kettle Korn with amazing flavors that are always fresh, always tasty, always satisfying. Poppin Joe's Gourmet Kettle Korn was officially launched in April 2005 with Joe Steffy as the sole proprietor and was established to provide Joe, a young adult with DS-ASD, the opportunity to operate and manage his own business.
Seagull Bakery began in 2013 to employ, mentor, and teach those with autism while creating beautiful, high quality pastries. Master Pastry Chefs oversee production and product development, thus ensuring best practices and delicious goodies. Every item is made from scratch using the freshest, most local and natural ingredients.
SMILE(R) Biscotti: Supporting My Independent Living Enterprise
Matt Resnik is a young adult with autism who created SMILE® Biscotti after his high school graduation so he could start supporting himself and saving for his own place to live. He's always loved baking and routine, which ensure consistent, high quality biscotti.
Spectro Dolce Confectionary
Treat your loved ones, clients, employees, or yourself to some of the finest gourmet treats around while helping to provide job opportunities for adults on the autism spectrum. We created SpectroDolce specifically for adults with autism to have a safe place to gain work experience and job readiness skills. The goal is to transition most of our workforce to sustainable careers at one of our member companies in the Autism Employment Network. Some individuals may even become owners of their own franchise locations across the region and beyond.
Spectrum Bakes is a social enterprise dedicated to providing jobs to young adults with autism. A group that faces a 92% unemployment rate. We bake all of our products in small batches, we ensure mouth-watering tastes & a freshness the competition can’t provide. Spectrum Bakes crafts delicious granola gifts that can be used for corporate events, party favors or given to the people you love!
Sunflower Bakery is an exciting enterprise that combines skills training with actual work experience. Our mission is to prepare individuals with developmental or other cognitive disabilities for employment in baking and related industries through skilled, on-the-job training.
Two Cafe & Boutique
THE TWO CAFE AND BOUTIQUE serves as the premier training and employment center for the TWO FOUNDATION with a staff that is comprised of business people and educators. We are bringing two worlds together to give our exceptional employees the preparation they need to be successful in their local work place. Our clients receive real life work experience in a fully integrated setting. At the TWO CAFE we have a rotating menu that serves farm to fork made from scratch food. Served by a fully integrated staff with mild to moderate exceptionalities. We promote healthy eating and an active lifestyle. Every dollar spent will go towards the TWO FOUNDATION'S mission.