ABC Business Partners

Why Partner with ABC?

As you may know, ABC finds work opportunities for people with disabilities and assists them in a variety of ways so they can keep those jobs, build their skills, and often turn those jobs into careers. ABC does not create work – we find it for our job seekers through mutually beneficial partnerships with businesses of all types.

Over the past 40 years or so, society’s approach to supporting employment for people with disabilities has shifted from a “sheltered workshop” model to one more focused on community-based work options. Therefore, the majority of the individuals who work at ABC don’t work in-center at all, but rather at various job sites in the community. Our participants are currently employed by over 50 businesses in Rochester, in an array of tasks. We are always seeking to increase that variety!

The population ABC serves has always faced significant barriers to employment, and they continue to face barriers. However, the conditions for these people to successfully earn an income, pay taxes on that income, and spend their money in Rochester are better than they’ve ever been. With ongoing vocational support and direction from ABC’s committed staff, along with financial assistance from government sources and other public and private funding sources, many people who were once thought to be “too disabled to work” are able to succeed at regular jobs.

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ABC is a proud partner of the following businesses and organizations:
Worldwide


All Medical LLC
ATK Outfitters
Fastenal
Fisher Scientific
Forensic Technologies
Gun Dog Supply
IBM
Infastech
Kerndt Livestock Products
Lion Country
Meridian Biosciences
Mayo Med Labs/Mayo Clinic
Phoenix Abrasives
Precision Stainless, Inc.
Randy Bartz/Flagman
Supply Technologies
U.S. Department of Defense/U.S. Navy
Wisconsin APN

In the Rochester, MN Area


Benchmark Electronics
Bigelow Homes
Boy Scouts – Gamehaven Council
Bubbles by Brooks
Byron Minnesota Public Schools
Calvary Baptist Church
Chatfield Methodist Church
Christ Community Church
City of Chatfield
City Wide Marketing
Community Presbyterian Church
Country Inn & Suites
Custom Alarm
Davies Printing
Dooley’s Pub
Door Step Distributing
Eagles Club
Excel Images
Eyota Minnesota American Legion
Fairway Outdoor Advertising
Fastenal
Folwell Manor
Gauthier Industries
Good Lutheran Shepherd Church
Guesthouse Inn & Suites
Marsden Building Maintenance
Mayo Clinic
Meadow Park Daycare
Med-City Mobility
Metro Sales Owatonna
Metro Sales Rochester
Microtel Inn
Midwest Manufacturing (Menards)
Minnesota Children’s Museum – Rochester
Minuteman Press
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
Olive Garden
Paramark Corporation
People of Hope Lutheran Church
Pepsi-Cola of Rochester
Rec Lanes
Recovery Health
Renters Warehouse
Resurrection Lutheran Church and School
Rochester Athletic Club (RAC)
Rochester Community & Technical College
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Rochester Feast
The Shovel Guy
Smooth Move
Sodexo Inc.
Stanley
Taher Inc./Lourdes High School
Teigen Paper & Supply
Trinity Lutheran Church
Warners’ Stellian

In the La Crescent, MN Area


Al’s Concrete
Bauer’s Market
Chartwells (UWL)
Edward Jones
Foxxy Shopper
Hokah Kwik Trip
Holman Subway
Krazy L’s
Kwik Trip
L&M
La Crescent Animal Care
La Crescent City Hall
La Crescent Fire Station
La Crescent High School
La Crescent Quillins
La Crescent Subway
LaCrosse Subway
Losey McDonalds
Master Metals
Merchants Bank
Michaels Arts & Crafts
Morman Coulee Subway
Olive Garden
Onalaska McDonalds
Onalaska Subway
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co
River Valley Sprouts
Small Change Laundry Service
Smooth Toe Health & Fitness
Thorson Graphics
West Salem Subway
Wieser Pre-Cast
Winona Gilmore Street Subway
Winona Mankato Street Subway

In the Caledonia, MN Area


ABLE
Beneke Financial
Best Way Promotions
Caledonia Airport
Caledonia Argus
Caledonia Care and Rehab
Caledonia Elementary and High School
Caledonia Quillins
Carlson AG
City of Caledonia
Copper Penny
Eitzen State Bank
Four Seasons Community Center
Good Times
Healthdirect
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health
Houston County Recycling
Joe Rud Trucking
Kwik Trip
MAAD Bowling Alley
Merchants Bank
Milken
PRIZM
Red’s IGA
Rippe, Hammel & Murphy Law Office
Spring Grove Collision
Spring Grove High School
Thrivent Financial
Tweeten Lutheran Home
Winona Controls
Work Force Center