Meet Paul who volunteers in the kitchen at Calvary Chapel

October 8, 2022

Paul has been volunteering in the kitchen at Calvary Chapel in Hillsboro, helping to make cookies and learning baking skills as he builds on to his resume. Thank you, Tawny…

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AAW staff honors their friend George Paulson

September 26, 2022

AAW honored our long-time friend and staff member, George Paulson. George was a very special person and passed away in early July. He loved to run and participated in many…

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Remembering Thomas – a long time client of AAW

July 29, 2022

The world has lost a wonderful man. He should be wonderfully remembered. Our AAW family will miss you terribly. Thomas was a long time client of AAW. He was from…

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disability month

July is Disability Pride Month

July 15, 2022

Forbes.com Mindset Matters: Disability Pride And The Language Of Joy Disability Pride Month has served as a reminder that there is a new vocabulary emerging that continues to transform the…

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Eddie receives a promotion at Intel Aloha after passing his food handler’s license test

June 15, 2022

Eddie has been working at Aloha Intel for almost 2 years! A few weeks ago, Eddie was approached by his manager, asking if he would like to help prepare fruit…

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Anne volunteers her time at Teen Challenge resale and donation center

June 15, 2022

Time for us to introduce you all to another AMAZING PERSON!! Everyone, meet Anne! Anne volunteers her time at Teen Challenge resale and donation center. She has devoted her time…

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john working at fred meyer

Employment Specialist positions now hiring!

June 15, 2022

This position is responsible for providing job supports to adults with disabilities. The Employment Specialist works closely with their supervisor and other staff to provide vocational and social support at…

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New research shows that disability inclusion creates long-term business value

June 7, 2022

The Harkin Institute, Voya Financial collaborate on research paper demonstrating that disability-inclusive companies create value for shareholders and society. Read Full Story >

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Meet Greg who volunteers with the American Red Cross

May 15, 2022

We’d like you to meet Greg. Greg just started back volunteering with the American Red Cross! Greg helps put together these boxes for plasma. Thanks Greg for all your hard…

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Autism Acceptance

Autism Acceptance Month — Here’s why the name is important

April 5, 2022

April used to be known as Autism Awareness Month. But in 2021, the designation changed to Autism Acceptance Month. It’s a simple – but important – revision. The Autism Society…

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