POPCORN FOR THE PEOPLE is a nonprofit established to create meaningful employment for individuals with Autism and disabilities. We aim to combat the current 80% Unemployment Rate in the Autistic community with the training and hiring of adults with Autism to create, cook, package, and sell uniquely flavored gourmet popcorn.
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It all started with Samuel Bier. Samuel is a 30 year old with Autism. He wants to travel, have fun, and work just like everybody else—we ask ourselves: where can a bright, energetic young man that simply views the world slightly different find work, fulfillment, and happiness? Just when we thought the options were limiting, we spotted a popcorn store in East Brunswick available for sale and this ignited the spark that started it all. We decided to combine America's favorite snack with Samuel's passion and unique worldview to create a popcorn with a purpose. We invited other individuals, like Agnes, a star chef and mother of a child with Autism, to join our team. While Agnes experimented with new flavors, Sam cooked the popcorn. Before we knew it, we gained an overwhelmingly positive response and began a movement, inviting more individuals to feel empowered, take bigger risks, and embrace accountability.
HOW YOU CAN BE INVOLVED
The easiest way to get involved is to enjoy some of our delicious popcorn! By purchasing our popcorn you are directly supporting our mission and helping us create new opportunities!
Our popcorn uses Non-GMO Kernels and Non-GMO Sunflower Oil, is Kosher (Dairy and Chalav Stam under the supervision of Kashrus Yisroel of America), and all flavors (excluding Cookies n' Cream) are Gluten-Free! We offer 11 unique Gourmet flavors, all of which are hand crafted by adults with Autism.
We are a non profit so 100% of our profits contribute to employing individuals with Autism!
LETS WORK FOR GOOD INC
"Creating meaningful employment for adults with Autism."
Let's Work for Good Inc (EIN: 47-3892053)
Let’s Work for Good is a 501(c)(3) founded in 2015 which focuses on creating meaningful and lasting employment for Autistic Adults and Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.
Popcorn For the People is produced by workers on the Autism Spectrum. Adults with Autism and disabilities are involved in all aspects of the popcorn production as well as labeling, packaging, shipping and selling operations. Our work environment was specifically created for a team of varying strengths and needs. We ensure proper training for all individuals on our team, provide any resources necessary for success, and have many opportunities for growth within the organization. We believe in fair wages for all of our employees with or without Autism. All employees start at New Jersey state minimum wage with opportunities for raises! 100% of profits go to the 501(c)(3) non profit Let’s Work For Good Inc. Join us on this journey to change the future of employment for those most in need.