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Serving People with special needs by empowering them to realize their full potential.
TradeWinds provides services for children of all abilities and adults with physical and developmental disabilities including Childcare, Summer Camp and Speech & Occupational Therapy; Adult Day Activity Program & Training (ADAPT), Pre-Vocational Services (Sewing Manufacturing, Sign Shop, Packaging, General Assembly & Order Fulfillment), Employment Services, Residential Group Homes and Supported Living, Respite for Caregivers, Deaf Services and Chicago Lighthouse Low Vision Clinic for residents of Northwest Indiana.

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TradeWinds provides skill training and job opportunities for our adults with disabilities to earn a paycheck.

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Established through philanthropy and volunteer support, your donations, time or talents to TradeWinds helps people with disabilities achieve greater independence, dignity and personal freedom.

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Thank You to the Service League of Northwest Indiana

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A BIG thank you to the Service League of NW Indiana for their generosity and philanthropy through the local community. TradeWinds 2023 Functional Skills Camp for youth ages 13 to 17 is thankful and honored to be a beneficiary of your generous donation this year. The Service League of Northwest Indiana is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1938. At its core, the Service League is a group of women from many diverse backgrounds who look for ways to give back to our communities. They support the interests and activities of over 35 Northwest Indiana charities.

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Golf Scramble for Kids
Briar Ridge Country Club, Schererville, IN
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