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Inclusion Connections – PawsAbilities

If you’re looking for gifts for your furry friends, look no further than items made by members of Inclusion Connections, a non profit that provides social, educational and employment opportunities for young people with developmental disabilities. One of the organization’s programs is PawsAbilities, a job skills training and placement program for individuals with disabilities in Our Town. Trainees make and sell dog treats, toys, bandanas, and other pet-related products.

 

 

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