The Louise Graham Regeneration Center is an integral partner for HEAVENDROPt. Louise Graham Regeneration Center partners with HEAVENDROPt to provide training , workspace, tools and support to workers with disabilities who make HEAVENDROPt parachute items. Additionally, HEAVENDROPt headquarters are in the Louise Graham Regeneration Center in the Midtown redevelopment area of St Petersburg, Florida.
The Louise Graham Regeneration Center is a 501c3 that provides adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities services and training. Training provided to people with disabilities includes personal care and hygiene, safety skills, self-help skills, life skills, and employability skills.
The Louise Graham Regeneration Center offers paid employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through entrepreneurial social enterprises. The Louise Graham Regeneration Center partners with HEAVENDROPt to make necklaces, bracelets, and other parachute products. Workers earn a competitive wage based on time studies and reasonable goals based on their unique abilities, strengths and interests. Louise Graham Regeneration Center provides training to the worker to safely hand craft and machine craft parachute gift items.
As a result, workers with disabilities earn at least minimum wage in meaningful jobs. We are proud to have Louise Graham Regeneration Center as one of our work site locations.
The Louise Graham Regeneration Center also has a social enterprise of their own called Secure Shred. Secure Shred offers secure document destruction compliant with FACTA, HIPPA and Sarbanes-Oxley. Secure Shred provides services to businesses who need payroll records, legal documents, personnel files, tax records, medical records and financial records shredded using a process and in a facility that is AAA Certified by NAID (National Association of Information Destructions).
Without social enterprises like Louise Graham Regeneration Center workers in the St Petersburg, Florida area might not have an opportunity to find meaningful employment. The training and work opportunities that Louise Graham Regeneration Center and HEAVENDROPt provide allow people with disabilities a chance to participate in life activities that would not otherwise be available to them. The workers take pride in completing a job and developing useful life skills.