Challenge Enterprises is a social enterprise that creates work opportunities and promotes sustainability for individuals living with disabilities. The enterprises are represented in two primary sectors; Federal Government (SourceAmerica program) and Commercial (Private Sector). These opportunities provide unparalleled benefits for customers and the workers.

SourceAmerica (Formerly NISH)

SourceAmerica is a national nonprofit agency that assists other nonprofit agencies participating in the AbilityOne Program. In 1988, Challenge Enterprises was authorized as a producing agency under the AbilityOne Program of the federal government. The SourceAmerica mission is to create employment opportunities for people with significant disabilities. Challenge Enterprises has secured a number of federal service contracts for the following government agencies: Department of Defense, Internal Revenue Service, General Services Administration, Department of Labor, US Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, and Defense Commissary Agency.

Benefits to Customer

  • Dedicated & engaged staff
  • Competitive pricing
  • Low Employee turn over
  • Extensive on and off the job training provided at no additional cost
  • Electronic quality control

COMMERCIAL

Challenge Enterprises offers commercial services ranging from carpet care, office cleaning, shipping and receiving, secure document destruction, assembly and administrative support. These services employ people with disabilities at area credit unions, corporations, and private offices.
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Secure Document Destruction

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Certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (N.A.I.D.), we provide reliable, secure and trustworthy destruction of sensitive documents for government, medical and business customers throughout Northeast Florida. We follow all HIPAA, FACTA and Graham-Leach-Bliley Act guidelines for the protection of sensitive information and we are also PCI DSS certified to securely handle and destroy credit, debit and cash card documents and receipts.

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Janitorial

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Our award winning janitorial business line cleans more than 1 million square feet of office space each year. Our management staff has more than 100 years of collective experience in the janitorial and building services field, and we use a state-of-the-art interactive quality control program that insures the highest quality and customer satisfaction achievable. Background screening is performed on all of our workers, and our staff achieves service certification through a practical application and computer based janitorial training program.
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Packaging and Assembly

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Our 16,000 square foot warehouse in Green Cove Springs serves as a fulfillment center for commercial packaging and assembly projects. We routinely provide packaging and assembly services for Michael’s, Natural Life, Clay County Florida, Total Lawn Care, BandZorb, and a host of other businesses.
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Industrial Sewing

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We have been manufacturing products ranging from trauma packs for Kevlar bullet proof vests to weed recede landscaping bags and everything in between, since 1998. If you have a sewing manufacturing need, chances are we can fill it. So, give us a call or come by our warehouse in Green Cove Springs for a visit.
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Grounds Maintenance

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We presently provide grounds maintenance services for Naval Air Station Jacksonville, and the United States Marine Corps Reserve Center in Jacksonville. We have operated and managed an Australian mining company tree farm consisting of planting and cultivating more than 50,000 wetland trees, and we have provided plant restoration and re-sale services for more than 150,000 plants per year. Let us know what your grounds maintenance needs are.
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Contract Closeout

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Our Contract Management Support team is trained by Defense Acquisition University and fully certified to perform contract closeout services for firm-fixed price and cost reimbursement type contracts. Presently, we are performing off-site closeout work for Government customers based in Maryland and Illinois and can support the contract closeout needs of large commercial customers.
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Warehouse and Stocking Services

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We have been receiving, unloading, sorting, segregating, stocking and distributing merchandise for the Defense Commissary Agency 365 days per year, since 1988. Our staff is fully trained in warehouse operations and management, and all of our employees are licensed for forklift operations.
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Mailroom Services

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We have been operating government customer mailrooms as part of a national contract since 2002. We process more than 1 million incoming and outgoing pieces of mail through the USPS, UPS and FEDEX, annually. We also provide secure, efficient and reliable courier services throughout the Jacksonville metropolitan area.
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Administrative Support

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We offer a full line of administrative services ranging from records keeping and file management to document imaging. We also have an administrative support intern program where workers can learn skills to help them be successful in this line of work.
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Shipboard Logistic Services

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Since October 2010, we have provided shipboard logistics support services to U.S. Navy warships based at Naval Station Mayport Florida. This project is part of a Nation-wide contract serving the Fleet at Mayport, Norfolk, Groton, San Diego, Bangor, and Pearl Harbor Naval Stations.
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Depot Level Maintenance Support

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As a partner to URS Federal Services, we provide labor support to the Defense Logistics Agency Hazardous Material Management Unit and the Defense Distribution Center at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. As a result of the skill sets acquired during their military service, 80% of our employees at these locations are Wounded Warriors.

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