D.I.S.H. Foundation

Vocational Training * Employment Opportunities * Respite * Awareness

For Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Cafe Re-Opens Spring 2024!

The DISH Foundation is partnering with Our Kitchen to provide On The Job Training for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), located at Bellingham’s Container Village

aka The Portal


Vocational & On The Job Training, Respite & More!

Two of the biggest challenges individuals with IDD face are lack of training and lack of job opportunities. Our programs help prepare our clients for employment and independence. Learn more about our programs by clicking below.


Your monthly or annual donation supports not only our programming and wages for IDD employees, but it also provides Dignity, Independence, a Sense of Purpose and Hope. Learn more by clicking below.

Our Mission

To employ persons with intellectual & developmental disabilities (IDD).

Our Vision

Provide an opportunity for employees to have a stable and fulfilling job that not only teaches the skills they can use in the workforce, but provide dignity, independence, a sense of purpose, and hope (D.I.S.H.).

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