BEND, OR -- Dozens of students and community members gathered on the Bend Senior High campus Monday to open the doors for the new Life Skills Program Greenhouse. Teacher Robert Tadjiki told KBNW News this project, seven years in the making, was made possible by hundreds of volunteers giving their time and resources.
“This greenhouse, specifically, helps students with intellectual disabilities, and to get that many people to rally behind them, to volunteer their time, their skills, their money, it’s pretty phenomenal as a community event.”
Tadjiki added students and the greater Bend-area will benefit alike from this greenhouse.
“We’re going to be partnering with other organizations that work with people that have disabilities; CORIL, Opportunity Foundation, Bend Farmers Market. We’re going to just do some really neat partnerships landscapers in general, and these guys will be able to learn these skills and be able to work for these local companies as well.”
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