ABC Business Partners

Why Partner with ABC?

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:

All Medical LLC
ATK Outfitters
Fisher Scientific
Forensic Technologies
Gun Dog Supply
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

125 Live
5th Avenue Inn & Suites
AgVantage Software
American Board of Dermatology
Back to Health
Benchmark Electronics
Bonner Elementary
Boy Scouts – Gamehaven Council
Byron Public Schools
Calvary Baptist Church
Carpet One
Chatfield United Methodist Church
Christ Community Church
City of Chatfield
Custom Alarm
D & G Cold Storage
Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center
Dooley’s Pub
Eagles Club
Family Service Rochester
Folwell Manor
Guesthouse Inn & Suites
International Collagen Resource
Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch
KNXR Radio
Lakewood Dental
Life Lutheran Monkey Junction
LiquidCool Solutions
Lourdes High School
Luxury Bath Remodeling
Mayo Clinic
Med City Mobility
Metro Sales Owatonna
Metro Sales Rochester
Microtel Inn & Suites
Midwest Manufacturing
Minnesota Autism Center
Minnesota Children’s Museum
Minuteman Press
Morrison Healthcare
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Norview Gardens
Olive Garden
Paramark Corporation
Pepsi-Cola of Rochester
People’s Food Co-op
Pine Island Cool School
RCCG Church
Renters Warehouse
Rochester Athletic Club
Rochester Community & Technical College
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council
Sue Madden State Farm
The Squares on 31st
Valley View Villages
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
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

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
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health
Houston County Recycling
Joe Rud Trucking
Kwik Trip
MAAD Bowling Alley
Merchants Bank
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