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Nick's now is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

The mission of Nick's is to train and hire individuals with developmental disabilities. Our donors are vital to Nick's being able to offer more opportunities to more deserving individuals.



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Our Mission

Nick's Differently Awesome Outreach, Inc. aims to serve a delicious shaved ice while achieving a greater goal by providing safe and accomodating employment for adults with special needs who would have a difficult time finding a job otherwise. Having a job gives people a sense of diginity, purpose, belonging, and acceptance. Furthermore, we believe our customers will be inspired and positively changed by their interactions with our employees.

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Nick's is a 501c3 Nonprofit - Now What?

Nick's received it's official notice from the IRS that it has been approved to operate as a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Transparency is Most Important as We Transition to Nonprofit

If Nick's Shaved Ice is going to grow and give jobs to more individuals with developmental disabilities, it has to become a 501c3 charitable nonprofit organization.