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Habitat For Humanity Women Build Day

Several MDI employees - Dawn, Jennifer, Stacy, and Michelle - put on their workboots and participated in the Habitat for Humanity Women Build Day on September 13, 2017. The activity was featured in the Hibbing Daily Tribune, excerpt below.

Extra Hands at Habitat House 
HIBBING — “Fonz” had a full day of supervising the humans at the Habitat for...

Replace Corrugated Paper With Reusable Corrugated Plastic

Recently, MDI was featured in Modern Materials Handling with the focus again around our corrugated plastic's reusability a concept that continues to be hot in the industry. Below is the feature.

Replace corrugated paper with reusable corrugated plastic boxes 
A line of corrugated plastic boxes is a cost effective alternative and long-lasting replacement for corrugated cardboard. Manufactured from...

Governor Dayton Proclaims DSP Recognition Week in Minnesota


Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed September 10 – September 16 Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week in Minnesota.

The week is an annual national celebration of the tremendous contributions DSPs make to the people they care for and their broader communities. Governor Dayton has issued the...

And the Winner Is...

Thank you for joining us at Ability Bash 2017. 

Your support is important to MDI achieving our goal of 1000 employees, approximately 50% of whom will be people with disabilities in next three years. Your contribution recognizes people with disabilities deserve the opportunity to be productive members of our community.

Over the next couple days,  we will post event pictures and more. But for now, a...

Direct Support Professional Week

MDI recognizes National Direct Support Professional Week September 10 to 16. 

Human service professionals are crucial to supporting people with disabilities in the community.

To recognize the accomplishments and contributions made by direct support professionals to people with disabilities, MDI in the communities of Cohasset, Grand Rapids, Hibbing and the Twin Cities and the Minnesota...

Product Reusability and Durability Draw Attention

Recently, MDI corrugated plastics have received attention in several predominant, industry-leading trade publications. The concept of 'reusability' and 'durability' continue to be a trending topic, as people are looking towards longer-term packaging solutions. Below are the noted product features.


Ability Bash 2017

You're invited to MDI's Ability Bash, a party with a purpose! Join us at the magnificent Solar Arts Building in Northeast Minneapolis. Enjoy the killer cuisine of Chowgirls, a full bar, music by Jason Weismann, games, a vacation raffle, and live auction.  

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Venue: Solar Arts by Chowgirls, 711 15th Ave NE, Mpls...

MOHR Honors Direct Support Professionals

Each year MOHR (Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation) honors Direct Support Professionals from across Minnesota for their exceptional, dedicated and caring service for people with disabilities. Individuals were nominated by their organization that represents the state’s non-profit providers of training and employment services. 

This year MDI nominated two people...

Inspiring America: To Honor His Father, Man Sews Flags For Military Caskets | NBC Nightly News

Aaron Alexander sews the stars and stripes onto American flags for a living, as he advocates for those with learning disabilities, like himself, to find employment. Watch his personal and touching story -

Source: [NBC News]. (2017, June 17). Inspiring America: To Honor His Father, Man Sews Flags For Military Caskets on Nightly News....