Creating purpose

Extraordinary Ventures runs successful businesses with a neurodiverse workforce. We have provided over 200,000 hours of meaningful employment for individuals with I/DD and Autism.

We are a non-profit business serving customers with top quality products and services. For more than 15 years, our extraordinary employees have been an integral part of our community and local economy.

Our Ventures

We operate a portfolio of approximately six ventures on a true business model. Your choice to use our businesses advances our community impact by providing employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities like autism. 

Have we got a story to tell

“One of our goals is giving adults with autism and other challenges a chance to be an integrated member of a workforce and contributor to society.”
– Lori Ireland, Founder of Extraordinary Ventures

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Events

Inclusive Business Holiday Gift Market

Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 from 10am – 1pm at Blue Hill Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures.

Wrap up your holiday shopping while supporting over 15 local businesses committed to employing an inclusive workforce. Discover handcrafted holiday gifts, including our own Extraordinary Gifts seasonal candles, fresh wreaths, chocolate, Christmas ornaments, greeting cards, fresh baked goods, and more!