SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House, a non-profit agency located in South Orange, has partnered with Regal Bank as a vendor of greeting cards, created and packaged by JESPY clients.
The greeting cards, for all occasions, are available in 10 of Regal Bank’s branches, including Roseland, Livingston, West Orange, Summit, Somerset, Springfield, Somerville, Millburn and Florham Park. Every card sold will enable clients to receive a paycheck from the proceeds.
JESPY House created the Entrepreneurship Group to allow their clients, who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, to create art and other items to sell in the community. Employment and the ability to become more self-sufficient allows individuals with I/DD to gain a sense of purpose and self-worth.
JESPY House services 250 clients with I/DD in the areas of employment, recreation, athletics, community-based supports, behavioral health, activities of daily living, and most importantly, advancing independence.