Store Offers Unique Holiday Gifts at Museum of disABILITY History
One-of-a-kind Gifts and Museum Memberships Available
Looking for that unique gift on your shopping list this holiday season? Look no further than the charming Museum Store located inside the Museum of disABILITY History.
The Museum Store offers merchandise made by individuals of People Inc. Day Habilitation programs. Individuals have created unique items such as silk scarves, wooden pens, jewelry, cement garden turtles, hand painted wine glasses and pillows. Each item is lovingly hand-made and no two items are the same. Holiday cards are also for sale with designs made by individuals served by People Inc.
Many items are now 50 percent off, including: Braille jewelry, Nike golf balls, scented candles and apparel. The Abandoned Asylums of New England coffee table book and 2014 calendar make great gifts for architecture and photography enthusiasts! Several different books are for sale, including children’s books from the Ivan the Invacar series.
In addition to the many hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind items from the Museum Store, the gift of a Museum of disABILITY History Membership makes an ideal gift for family and friends. There are five different levels of memberships, with each receiving a variety of perks.
Community members are encouraged to visit the Museum of disABILITY History to see the latest exhibits. All profits from the store benefit the Museum of disABILITY History’s educational outreach programs.
Gift wrapping is also available for only $1.00 per gift (five gifts per person). Customers can even bring in gifts that were bought from other places and staff will wrap them. The Museum Store is open in conjunction with the Museum gallery space, Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo.
People Inc. is a not-for-profit health and human services agency providing programs and services to more than 12,000 people with special needs, their families, and seniors throughout Western New York. Since 1971, People Inc. has assisted individuals to achieve greater degrees of independence and productivity.
The Museum of disABILITY History, a project of People Inc., is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and display of artifacts relating to the history of people with disabilities. The mission is to tell the story of the lives, triumphs, and struggles of people with disabilities as well as society’s reactions. The Museum of disABILITY History, located at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo, NY, offers educational exhibits, programs and activities that expand community awareness.