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Celebrating 20 Years of Work... and Spreading Joy

Tom Brought Plenty has been an important part of the McKie company for the last two decades......

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Why I Give

"Black Hills Works not only provides hundreds of work opportunities each year, it helps connect people with disabilities with the community around them. That matters."

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Working Out with Abbi

There are two things Abbi Wells likes people to know about her. One is that she’s a big fan of Betty Boop—her room is filled with the cartoon character’s memorabilia. The other is.....

Connie Whitley, who was one of the Outstanding Achievement Award winners at the Black Hills Works Gala in 2013 and the 2011 Artist of the Year, recently added another to her long list of accomplishments. She wrote and published a book, Finding Happiness, in which she tells her story and shares encouragement and wisdom for people with disabilities, as well as the employees, families, and others who support them. In 2014, another dream came true for Connie when she and her sweetheart Jim Nelson held a commitment ceremony at Canyon Lake Park, surrounded by family and friends.