For more than half a century, Didlake, a Manassas-based nonprofit and the 2020 Manassas Business of the Year, has connected people with disabilities to employment, education and opportunities throughout the National Capital Region.
Didlake expanded over the years, most recently with the opening of two The UPS Stores and Didlake Document Imaging. But, much like Manassas has held onto its historical heritage and small-town charm, Didlake has never lost sight of its humble beginnings and founders’ mission to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities. Established in 1965 as a school, Didlake has been connecting people with disabilities with jobs since the mid-1970s.
“Didlake has a long history of enriching the lives of people with disabilities in Manassas and surrounding areas. In doing so, we’ve developed strong business connections, and have led many people and companies to recognize the benefits of having a disability-inclusive culture,” said Didlake CEO Donna Hollis…
Original Article: Manassas Nonprofit Enriches the Lives of People with Disabilities
Source: Neighbors of Historic Manassas Magazine
Published: February 2021