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Stories and Articles about Baker Industries

The Baker 2020 Golf outing at Applebrook was a big success!

The Baker Annual Golf Outing at Applebrook Golf Club was a big success. Great weather, great partners and a mouth watering dinner. A big Thank You to all who participated and sponsored the event. A special thank you to our Grand Sponsor, Bryn Mawr Trust Bank. See you all next year!

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The power of partnership comes to life

Hello, My name is Michael and I am a participant at Baker Industries. I started working at Baker in October of 2019, a few days after being released from prison. Let me tell you, getting this job made me feel like I won the lottery. My confidence skyrocketed to know there are places for people…

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We Are Here for Our Participants. Together, we’ll be here to make our community stronger and better

As we enter the summer months, we are keenly aware of the severe challenges facing our community. The health and economic disruptions of the Covid-19 crisis fall heaviest on the populations we serve – vulnerable adults challenged by parole/probation, disability, substance use disorder and homelessness. Poverty, hunger, housing instability and limited access to healthcare are…

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Important information for participants regarding FOOD STAMPS (SNAP), MEDICAID (MA), CASH ASSISTANCE (TANF) OR HEATING BILL ASSISTANCE

YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FOOD STAMPS (SNAP), MEDICAID (MA), CASH ASSISTANCE (TANF) OR HEATING BILL ASSISTANCE (LIHEAP). Online through Compass www.compass.state.pa.us. Through the free mobile app MyCompassPA or By calling the Customer Service Center at 215-560-7226. If you already receive these benefits, but you’ve lost income, you may be eligible for an increase in…

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Important information for our participants regarding the Corona Virus. See links below.

Baker Participants: Below are links to information related to the corona virus and additional services being offered. We are here for you. Call Beth/program staff (Maggie, Brenda, Virginia) and leave a confidential message at 610-291-9795 ex 106. We will get back to you as soon as we can. from the City: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/ For healthcare: https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/environmental-health-hazards/covid-19/covid-19-urgent-care-and-health-centers/…

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Kimberton Whole Foods in Malvern has nominated Baker Industries as the non-profit to benefit from their Rounding Up at the Register Program

Kimberton Whole Foods in Malvern has nominated Baker Industries as the non-profit to benefit from their Rounding Up at the Register Program during the month of February. Throughout the month, every customer shopping at the Malvern location will have the opportunity to round their total transaction to the nearest dollar. The difference will be a…

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Crazy Aaron’s stops by for a holiday visit with the putty team.

Baker has been partners with Crazy Aaron’s for many years. Our adults in Malvern and Philadelphia assemble thousands of putty tins every week. The support Aaron and his team provide is second to none and they know Baker will provide good quality, service and responsiveness. Thank you Aaron, Don, Chris and Lori for the visit!

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Baker Industries Highlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer

https://www.inquirer.com/news/special-needs-business-startup-classic-rock-auto-baker-industries-crafters-for-life-20191113.html Today, about 200 people a year are employed at Baker Industries, a nonprofit workforce-development program with locations in Malvern and Kensington. They perform light industrial work: packaging, assembling, kitting, shrink-wrapping, and mailing for over 80 companies across the Philadelphia region. “Our program makes a real difference in reducing poverty and strengthening families and communities,”…

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