Challenge Unlimited is proud to be part of the St. Louis Business Journal Diverse Business Leader Awards Class of 2018! Click the image below to find out why Challenge Unlimited is a champion for diversity and inclusion.
Challenge Unlimited (CU) recently received a St. Louis Business Journal 2018 Diverse Business Leader award for the category of Nonprofit Champion in Diversity and Inclusion. The award honors local individuals, companies and civic organizations that are committed to employing a diverse workforce and have programs, initiatives, resources and/or community involvement that promotes diversity in the workplace. CU’s selection for this award can be attributed to many activities from hiring, to corporate culture, and being highly-engaged with the local business community.
Challenge Unlimited President and CEO, Charlotte Hammond, was featured on Fox 2 News to discuss the organization’s mission and expansion into the St. Louis area. Check out the video below for more details!
Challenge Unlimited is growing employment opportunities for people with disabilities. That includes opening a staffing office in Maryland Heights and building partnerships with St. Louis area employers. Check out the video below (which was featured on Fox 2 News in St. Louis) for more details!
For nearly 60 years, Challenge Unlimited, a national nonprofit headquartered in Alton, IL, has secured employment opportunities for the disadvantaged, individuals with disabilities and veterans so they may achieve their highest level of independence. The agency is delighted to announce that two of its recent achievements will allow the agency to deliver professional training certification and secure employment opportunities in area corporations as well as judicial court buildings. (more…)
We are pleased to report that Challenge Unlimited, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years under the following categories: Community Employment Services – Employment Supports; Community Employment Services – Job Development; Community Housing; and Organizational Employment Services. Challenge Unlimited, Inc. has been CARF-accredited since 1978. (more…)
The clients working at Challenge Unlimited, Inc. will now find their jobs easier, thanks to a bright electronics engineering team from Triad High School. The team, in partnership with Challenge Unlimited, was awarded 2nd Place in the 2018 SourceAmerica Design Challenge on Wednesday, April 11th.
The Triad students partnered Challenge Unlimited, a non-profit social enterprise that provides employment opportunities to individuals with significant disabilities, to build and customize an assistive technology solution geared toward improving the work environments of individuals with disabilities. In March, the team was chosen as 1 of 5 high school Design Competition finalists across the nation. All finalists were invited to visit Washington, D.C. this week for the finals competition, where they were each given an opportunity to present their solutions in front of a panel of judges.
Challenge Unlimited, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of an innovative U.S. Department of Labor apprenticeship program for people living with disabilities. For more than 50 years, Challenge Unlimited has been committed to serving individuals with disabilities, while earning a reputation as a trusted business partner to private commercial companies and federal and state government agencies.
A group of Triad High School students recently partnered with Challenge Unlimited, a non-profit social enterprise that provides employment opportunities to individuals with significant disabilities, in order to compete in the 2017 SourceAmerica Design Challenge. The annual competition involves building and customizing assistive technology designed to improve the work environments of individuals with disabilities.
A Quick Bite Café opens for business July 5th on the first floor of the Madison County Administration Building run by Challenge Unlimited. Menu items include items like sensational burgers, BLT sandwiches, well-stocked nacho bar, and great breakfast items. A Quick Bite provides work-related opportunities to people with disabilities in the community. Projects such as “A Quick Bite” are intended to enable individuals with disabilities a way to become integrated into the community and to enable them to achieve their highest level of independence.
The café is situated past the revolving doors at the main entrance to the Administration Building, near the Information Desk.
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Look forward to seeing you!