There are many ways Northeast Ohio companies and residents can support employment opportunities for people with disabilities. An online donation funds programs and supports. Hiring a qualified Hattie Larlham candidate puts people to work. Becoming a corporate partner aligns regional goals. Purchases at a Hattie's work-training program develop customer relations. Volunteer opportunities and our young professional board offer options to work directly with Hattie Larlham.


Make a Donation

Your financial contribution to Hattie Larlham's I Am Able campaign creates employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Our work training and community employment programs develop the skills and confidence required for competitive community employment. The Donate Online link below will take you to a secure donation page on the Hattie Larlham website.


Community Employment

Hattie Larlham’s community employment program matches the hiring requirements of Northeast Ohio employers to qualified candidates with disabilities. This year, we have paired more than 100 job seekers with Cleveland and Akron-area jobs. If your company or organization is hiring, consider filling the position with a highly trained and motivated Hattie Larlham candidate. Your company or organization may also be an ideal location to host a Hattie Larlham work training program. Explore community employment.


Corporate Partners

Hattie Larlham’s success is steeped in a tradition of community involvement. For more than 50 years, Ohio companies and organizations have invested in Hattie Larlham’s mission. Become a corporate partner and further your company’s relationship with the community and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Invest in Hattie Larlham. Explore corporate partners.


Employee Gifts and Corporate Matches

Employee philanthropy is often an important part of the workplace. An employee’s donation can do more for the people we serve when it is matched by the donor’s employer. Consider matching employee donations to Hattie Larlham or starting an employee giving program at your company or organization.


Corporate Gift Baskets

Thank clients and employees alike with corporate gift baskets from Hattie’s Café & Gifts. The gifts are assembled by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Akron, Ohio, and shipped anywhere in the continental United States. Chose from handmade cookies, brownies or chocolates. Corporate gifts can be customized to include your company’s logo or logo merchandise. Shop corporate gift baskets or shop all gifts.


Shop with Hattie’s

Hattie Larlham’s work training programs celebrate their tenth anniversary this October. Consider lunch at Hattie’s Café & Gifts in Akron, Ohio. Hattie’s Café & Gifts caters events and meetings, too. If your company’s employees travel for work, they’ll like Hattie’s Doggie Day Care & Boarding. There’s a location next to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Akron-Canton Airport. For the dogs in between, try Hattie’s Doggie Day Care & Boarding in Twinsburg. Hattie’s Food Hub, near the Akron Zoo, brings the fresh, local produce from Ohio farms to urban tables. Stop in on your commute and pick up fresh ingredients for dinner tonight. Hattie’s Food Hub is the new corner market. When you shop with Hattie’s, you support employment opportunities for men and women with disabilities. 


Young Professionals

If your company employs eager, hardworking young professionals filled with boundless optimism and committed to improving Northeast Ohio, Hattie Larlham’s young professional board is recruiting. Their energy and enthusiasm is welcome as we reframe the roles people with disabilities play in our community. 


Corporate Volunteerism

Hattie Larlham offers volunteer programs for individual, group and corporate volunteers. Explore corporate volunteer opportunities.


Speakers Bureau

Hattie Larlham will provide your next meeting or event with knowledgeable speakers who can discuss a range of topics. Explore the speakers bureau.


Third-Party Events

Many Northeast Ohio companies and organizations host events and donating the proceeds to support Hattie Larlham. Explore third-party events.