Blog

Chaska dog biscuit company employs adults with disabilities

AuSM members Angie Gamades and Kyle Gallus create employment opportunities for adults with autism and other learning differences. A new business in Chaska, Minn. hopes to send the unemployment rate for people with disabilities straight to the dogs. With a model that...

15 Fun Facts For National Dog Day

Founded in 2004, National Dog Day gives us the chance to focus on our 4-legged friends bringing us joy each day. In honor of the dogs in our life, we’re sharing 15 fun facts about fido you may or may not have known. An adult dog has 42 teeth. Puppies have 28....

The Numbers Are In

The CDC released an updated estimate of the number of people with autism. 1 of 59 children are diagnosed with autism. A few other statistics to note: a. About 1 in 6 children in the United States had a developmental disability. b. Almost half (44%) of children...

What’s Up With April?

Anyone watching the news has come to terms with the 2 facts below. If you’re not watching the news, you’re a step ahead of the rest of us! Its cold and snowing everywhere. #snowmaggeddon and #snowpocalypse were trending on Twitter! The world has a lot of things to...

Activating Our Mission

Two years ago we launched Finley’s on a simple idea to connect people through dog treats. Since then, we’ve been on a rollercoaster ride to scale up against a mass produced industry that is evolving daily. One big question constantly stands at the forefront of why we...

Increasing Inclusive Employment Opportunities

This article from CNN sparked many conversations with other business owners about employing adults with disabilities. Are we filling a gap, or utilizing talents to diversify and strengthen our companies? Both should be accomplished for the recent hiring trends to be...

Finley’s dedicates 50% of profits to our non-profit partners supporting people with disabilities around the country.

We are on a mission to employ, elevate, and empower members of underemployed communities.