Sweet treats and second chances. This holiday season, give the gift of Bloom.

Dec 1, 2017

News and Events

The Cleveland Browns & TE Partnership

By Rebecca Shankman I have been to two Cleveland Browns football games in my life. The first, the Browns beat the New England Patriots; this was a surprise. The second, the entire stadium cheered as a video of the “team” I was going to spend the summer working with (Towards Employment) was shown on the…

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Key Bank Invests $1M in Towards Employment

KEY BANK INVESTS $1M IN TOWARDS EMPLOYMENT’S WORK TO CONNECT MORE PEOPLE TO CAREERS Towards Employment will graduate 1700 people from full career pathway model over three years Download the release Cleveland – The KeyBank Foundation has pledged $1 million dollars to grow Towards Employment’s work in connecting people to careers. Over three years, KeyBank’s support…

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Toast to Cleveland Chefs

Download release ToasttoCLEChefs. BLOOM BAKERY RELEASES FOUR NOT-TO-BE-MISSED CULINARY EXPERIENCES Attend a private dinner with a Food Network’s Chopped champion; tour a local winery; get an insider preview of a new Akron eatery; or go fishing with a chef! September 5, 2018 – CLEVELAND – Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is auctioning three…

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Making Sense of Skills Based Hiring

Grace Heffernan Everywhere I turn it seems like people are talking about the changing nature of work.  In fact, just last month as a part of In Demand Jobs Week, OMJ ClevelandICuyahoga County hosted Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to discuss the very topic.  And while the discussion was varied, covering everything from robots and…

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Summer of Bloom – Find us at Cleveland's Markets and Festivals

FIND BLOOM BAKERY AT CLEVELAND’S MARKETS & EVENTS THIS SUMMER Bloom is participating in the Cleveland Flea, Night Market Cleveland, Tri-C Cleveland Eats and Inaugural Cleveland Metroparks Taste on the Lake  May 22, 2018 – CLEVELAND- Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is setting up shop at the Cleveland Flea, Night Market Cleveland, Cleveland…

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Bloom Bakery Turns 2 and Celebrates a Successful CrowdRise Campaign

BLOOM BAKERY CELEBRATES EMPLOYMENT OF OVER 50 PEOPLE SINCE OPENING ITS DOORS TWO YEARS AGO Plans to build catering and wholesale business will create more opportunities for employment MONDAY APRIL 2 – CLEVELAND – Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is celebrating two years in business this month. Since 2016, the Bakery has provided…

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Sweet Treats & Second Chances for Bloom Bakery

BLOOM BAKERY LAUNCHES CROWDRISE FUNDRAISER TO EXPAND JOBS AND CAREERS $25,000 goal will allow for expanded wholesale and catering opportunities for the social venture FEBRUARY 20, 2018- CLEVELAND – Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, announced today the launch of their Crowdrise Fundraiser “Sweet Treats and Second Chances” to expand their catering and wholesale…

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