Stir It Up Bakery

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Grand Rapids, MI

Stir It Up provides meaningful employment to individuals with special needs through the operation of a premium bakery. Stir It Up is designed to provide a safe atmosphere where individuals can obtain skills, increase their confidence, and gain a sense of accountability and pride. Their goal is to provide a work environment where they can showcase their abilities, skills, and talents.

Stir It Up's values are reflected in everything they do and can be represented in the following words:

ADVOCACY:
We see opportunity to improve lives
 of adults with special needs by providing them a valuable work experience. Our company is built on the concept of advocacy – to ‘Stir Up’ challenges, preconceived notions, and stereotypes towards individuals with special needs.

EMPOWERMENT:
We see abilities in every individual. We provide resources, opportunities, training, and employment in order to empower individuals with special needs so they can reach their full potential.

INCLUSION:
We see the beauty in every individual. Every person is worthy of respect and fair treatment. We believe everyone is entitled to acceptance, a sense of belonging, and an opportunity to develop skills so that they can become a contributing member of the community.

Learn more at stiritupbakery.com

localJohn Steiner