Business employs young adults with special needs

Business employs young adults with special needs

For young adults with special needs, finding a job can be a challenge. A store in Matthews is helping some to show how much they can do. Jonathan Gale is known as the friendly guy who works the cash register at ZABS Place, in Matthews. The high-end thrift store is...
ZABS Place nurtures abilities of special needs employees

ZABS Place nurtures abilities of special needs employees

For teens in high school, it can be difficult to choose a part time job, college and career from the multitude of available options. But for their peers with special needs like autism or Downs syndrome, the difficulty lies in finding those same opportunities. That’s...
Matthews business gives residents a new thrifty place

Matthews business gives residents a new thrifty place

MATTHEWS – Rabbi Bentzion Groner and his wife, Rochel, came to Charlotte about six years ago hoping to serve the social needs of children with disabilities through the nonprofit, The Friendship Circle. Bentzion, who is a leukemia survivor, knew he wanted to serve the...