Join us for SHOPABILITY SATURDAY
April 30, 2022
Connectable is excited to present Shopability Saturday – a citywide event that invites our entire community to support more than 150 businesses across Jacksonville that provide employment opportunities for individuals with Autism, Down syndrome and other intellectual and developmental differences (IDDs).
Participating is simple. Use our searchable, interactive map below to locate IDD-inclusive businesses right in your neighborhood. Then, select one or more to support on Shopability Saturday. The rest is up to you – whether you dine in, take out, shop, or play!
Together, let’s shine a light on those who choose to see the abilities of individuals with IDDs and celebrate their contributions!
Looking to get the most out of your Shopability Saturday?
You can download our comprehensive event guide to learn more about our city’s commitment to inclusive employment opportunities, hear from business leaders, and gain further understanding about the power of language and opportunity.
Check out the Shopability map to support businesses that employ people with IDDs in our area.
Find resources on how to become an inclusive employer and discover your next best employee here.
Connect with local nonprofits who help individuals with IDDs find tailored employment opportunities.
Enter the Shopability Saturday Contest
We’re excited to host a giveaway on Shopability Saturday, April 30th! TWO lucky winners will each receive a $100 Visa gift card.
Here’s how to enter:
1. Visit any business on the Shopability map.
2. Take a selfie in front of the business or snap a photo of what you purchased.
3. Post your picture on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag, #ShopabillityJax – and tag @ConnectableJax for one entry to the drawing.
Tag your friends, coworkers and family members to spread the word! Our two winners will be randomly selected and contacted via their social media accounts.
Interactive Shopability map
Support one of Jacksonville's inclusive employers -- from dining to shopping to banking and more. Click a map marker or choose a category from the dropdown menu to get started. Don't see your favorite inclusive employer? List them here.
meet EMPLOYEES WITH IDDS
Invite Your friends
Help us spread the word! Use the resources below to invite your friends, families and neighbors to participate in Shopability Saturday. We encourage you to share your personal stories and perspective about WHY you feel called to support these IDD-inclusive employers.