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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written 

January 23, 2024

DRESSwell, Be Well

We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That's why we've undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team's confidence and enhance their self-expression - the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.

 

DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it's preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace.

The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell's dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce.

To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

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EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written 

January 22, 2024

EATwell, Feed Well

At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative - EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences.


We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.
Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written 

June 10, 2023

What is Your Why?

Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand.
 
That’s where we come in.
 
“We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives."
Workwell employee group photo

Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services. 
 
The task isn’t easy.
 
“I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.”
 
“ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.”
 
“We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.”
 
Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do. 
 
“If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said.
 
Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.
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Upcoming Job Fair – June 21, 2023

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June 21, 2023

Upcoming Job Fair

Looking for a job you'll love? Come learn about our open positions and opportunities at the upcoming JobNewsUSA.com Job Fair!
The Workwell Industries booth will be located in the PNC Club at Cardinal Stadium from 10 am to 2 pm. We look forward to meeting you!

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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written  January 23, 2024 DRESSwell, Be Well We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That’s why we’ve undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team’s confidence and enhance their self-expression – the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.   DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it’s preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace. The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell’s dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce. To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

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EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written  January 22, 2024 EATwell, Feed Well At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative – EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences. We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.

Read More »
Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written  June 10, 2023 What is Your Why? Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand. That’s where we come in. “We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives.” Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services.  The task isn’t easy. “I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.” “ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.” “We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.” Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do.  “If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said. Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.

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Star Wars Night @ Louisville Slugger Field

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April 28, 2023

Star Wars Night @ Louisville Slugger Field

Join us for Star Wars night at the ballpark! Workwell Industries is the Nonprofit of the Game for the Louisville Bats vs. St. Paul Saints game at 7:15 pm on Saturday, June 17! When you purchase your ticket by following the steps below, $5 gets donated back to our mission and work!

1) Click on the link: https://loom.ly/34GXzdk
2) Click "Fundraising" for the Ticket Type
3) Select "Right Field Reserved" for the Price Scale

Play ball! ⚾

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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written  January 23, 2024 DRESSwell, Be Well We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That’s why we’ve undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team’s confidence and enhance their self-expression – the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.   DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it’s preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace. The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell’s dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce. To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

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EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written  January 22, 2024 EATwell, Feed Well At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative – EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences. We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.

Read More »
Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written  June 10, 2023 What is Your Why? Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand. That’s where we come in. “We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives.” Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services.  The task isn’t easy. “I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.” “ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.” “We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.” Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do.  “If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said. Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.

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Workwell Industries Night @ Louisville Slugger Field

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March 30, 2023

Workwell Industries Night @ Louisville Slugger Field

Join us for a fun-filled day as Workwell Industries will be the Non-Profit of the Game on Saturday, April 8th. The Bats will be playing the Charlotte Knights (Triple A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox) at 1:05 PM and gates will open at 12 PM. When you purchase a ticket from this link, $5 will go back to Workwell Industries. Workwell Industries family & friends have the right field reserved. See you at the ballpark soon!

Link: https://fevo.me/workwellind

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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written  January 23, 2024 DRESSwell, Be Well We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That’s why we’ve undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team’s confidence and enhance their self-expression – the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.   DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it’s preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace. The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell’s dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce. To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

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EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written  January 22, 2024 EATwell, Feed Well At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative – EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences. We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.

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Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written  June 10, 2023 What is Your Why? Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand. That’s where we come in. “We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives.” Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services.  The task isn’t easy. “I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.” “ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.” “We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.” Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do.  “If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said. Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.

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Clothing racks in the DressWell Boutique

Dresswell Boutique is now OPEN!

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March 9, 2023

DressWell Boutique is now OPEN!

A new clothing boutique is helping our employees get what they need for themselves and their children, whether it be for school, interviews, or even general use. DressWell Boutique, located within Workwell, features many new, name-brand items, and is now part of an incentive program here at Workwell.

Clothing racks in the DressWell Boutique

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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written  January 23, 2024 DRESSwell, Be Well We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That’s why we’ve undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team’s confidence and enhance their self-expression – the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.   DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it’s preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace. The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell’s dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce. To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

Read More »

EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written  January 22, 2024 EATwell, Feed Well At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative – EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences. We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.

Read More »
Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written  June 10, 2023 What is Your Why? Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand. That’s where we come in. “We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives.” Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services.  The task isn’t easy. “I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.” “ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.” “We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.” Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do.  “If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said. Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.

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Great Day Live! with guest Kenya Freeman

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August 29, 2022

Get your second chance opportunity working at Workwell Industries

On June 28th, our very own president, Kenya Freeman, was invited to be in-studio to talk about the mission and work of Workwell Industries. Check out the video on WHAS11’s website here.

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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written  January 23, 2024 DRESSwell, Be Well We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That’s why we’ve undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team’s confidence and enhance their self-expression – the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.   DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it’s preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace. The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell’s dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce. To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

Read More »

EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written  January 22, 2024 EATwell, Feed Well At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative – EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences. We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.

Read More »
Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written  June 10, 2023 What is Your Why? Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand. That’s where we come in. “We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives.” Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services.  The task isn’t easy. “I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.” “ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.” “We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.” Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do.  “If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said. Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.

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Kenya during an interview with Great Day Live

Workwell featured on Great Day Live!

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January 24, 2022

Workwell featured on Great Day Live!

Claudia Coffey, reporter for WHAS11’s Great Day Live morning show, visited Workwell Industries to learn more about what we do here. Louisville, Ky.

They recorded two segments which will also air when Workwell Industries is a sponsor on WHAS11. View all segments on their website here.

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DRESSwell, Be Well

Well Written  January 23, 2024 DRESSwell, Be Well We fully believe that expressing oneself through attire is a form of empowerment. That’s why we’ve undertaken a remarkable initiative to boost our team’s confidence and enhance their self-expression – the DressWell Boutique. Situated in the heart of our facility, this groundbreaking clothing boutique is revolutionizing the way our employees perceive themselves by offering a carefully curated selection of both new and gently used items. It has seamlessly integrated into our incentive program, designed to uplift and support team members in various facets of their lives.   DRESSwell extends beyond our employed staff to include their children, offering a diverse array of clothing options for the younger members of our Workwell family. Whether it’s preparing for school, gearing up for interviews, or simply seeking stylish and comfortable everyday wear, our team can now conveniently explore a myriad of choices right within the workplace. The DRESSwell Boutique, as it evolves into a central element of Workwell’s dedication to employee well-being, signifies more than just a shopping destination. It embodies a progressive stride toward cultivating a workplace where individuals feel empowered, confident, and well-supported. Workwell Industries continues to redefine the employee experience, setting a high standard for organizations that prioritize the holistic growth and fulfillment of their workforce. To donate items to DRESSwell click here.

Read More »

EATwell, Feed Well

Well Written  January 22, 2024 EATwell, Feed Well At Workwell, we believe in providing more than just a paycheck. We are dedicated to embracing a holistic approach to well-being, which led to the introduction of our groundbreaking initiative – EATwell. In partnership with New Roots, Inc., this program is a proactive effort to ensure our employees enjoy consistent access to healthy, nourishing food options. The curated selection guarantees freshness and offers a diverse array of choices to cater to various dietary preferences. We recognize and understand the challenge of accessing affordable, fresh food, especially in the Portland community, and EATwell is our solution. This initiative perfectly aligns with our commitment to the comprehensive well-being of our team and keeps us connected with what they need to thrive. Since kicking off in October 2023, EATwell has already made a difference for nearly 100 individuals/employees. Help us keep the momentum going by donating today.

Read More »
Workwell employee group photo

What Is Your Why?

Well Written  June 10, 2023 What is Your Why? Sometimes, all people need is a helping hand. That’s where we come in. “We are all here to make a difference. While every colleague, employee, client, and friend who walks through that front door of our office had a different path that led here, it is our job to step in and help them in their journey,” said Kenya Freeman, Workwell Industry’s CEO and President. “We are here to make a lasting change in their lives.” Workwell’s mission is to create jobs for people with disabilities and others who experience barriers to employment, while also addressing other needs they may have, such as assistance with food, clothes, and shelter. We create a positive work environment for anyone looking for a job all while maintaining our legacy as a premier vendor in our services.  The task isn’t easy. “I remind everyone to remember their ‘why,’” Freeman said. “Our job is challenging, but we get to be the ones helping people to change their path and look forward to a brighter future.” “ feel the world is a better place when people are being supported,” said Sean Dillon, Workwell’s logistics manager. “I have seen people who are struggling and cannot find the means to be successful, due to their circumstances, regardless of how hard they tried to fix them. That is where we step in and help them get on their feet.” “We are all products of our environment,” said Jessica Fink, Workwell’s compliance and regulatory manager. “We cannot control the things that happen to us, but we all have a choice to become aware of our actions and choose to break the cycle and become the best version of ourselves. I was able to break my cycle and overcome the obstacles I had in front of me. I could not have done it without the help of a few great people in my life that saw my potential and drive to be better each day.” Fink’s “why” is the heart of what we do.  “If I can be the person who gives others the opportunity to take care of their loved ones and change their environment, that reason is enough for me to be here,” she said. Whatever your “why” was when you chose us, either as a team member or a customer, thank you for being a part of our mission here at Workwell.

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Non-profit Workwell Industries Welcomes New President 

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July 21, 2021

Non-profit Workwell Industries Welcomes New President 

LOUISVILLE, KY: Workwell Industries, a nonprofit which hires individuals with barriers to employment, is pleased to announce that Kenya Freeman has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer. Freeman’s appointment follows his stint as Interim President/CEO after the retirement of Phil Berry. 

Freeman has more than 25 years of diverse operational experiences involving transportation and logistics, inventory control, order kitting, and fulfillment and distribution. He has served at Workwell since 2017 as director and general manager. 

“Kenya is the right choice for leading Workwell into the future,” said Thomas Wobbe, Workwell’s chairman of the board. “His heart for our community and mission is strong, and his extensive experience prepares him to extraordinarily serve our staff and our clients.”  

“I was born and raised in Louisville, so it is a dream come true to be the new leader of this community-based organization,” said Freeman. “For the last four years, being the director and general manager, Workwell has held a special place in my heart. Now, as Workwell’s president and CEO, I will continue with the same passion and energy that has contributed to our success so far.” 

In his earlier role, Freeman led Workwell to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness through bringing industry-renowned organization systems to the nonprofit’s warehouse setup. Not only did this increase speed and quality for clients, but it also allowed Workwell’s staff to gain even more transferable job-training skills. Freeman embodies the mission of Workwell to assist those who have barriers to employment. Workers on the production floor say he always takes the time to encourage their strengths and provide opportunities for growth and development.  

“It is very rewarding and humbling for me to have an occupation that has positive impacts within the lives of so many in this community,” said Freeman. 

Before joining Workwell, Freeman had been responsible for operations at FedEx. He then worked in warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment in Louisville before coming to Workwell as Director of Operations (2017) and General Manager (2020). He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management with honors from Sullivan University.  

Kenya Freeman headshot

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