Nonprofit Gives ‘Purpose’ and Training in a Woodshop

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Inside Indiana Business on 11/18/2020 by Wes Mills

INDIANAPOLIS – For people struggling with homelessness, addiction, and poverty, finding meaningful work can be a huge barrier to getting their lives in order and back on a productive track, especially for those just released from prison.

But Indianapolis-based Purposeful Design has made it a mission to help by giving them training, skills, and a second chance. The nonprofit hires and trains downtrodden Hoosiers to make hand-crafted custom furniture.