A.C. Moore is holding a "Crafting a Better World for All Kids" Campaign for Easter Seals during the Week of the Young Child to Help Families Living with Disabilities

Apr 17, 2013, 06:00 ET from Easter Seals

CHICAGO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A.C. Moore, in its fourth annual in-store campaign for Easter Seals, offers a fun, family event to support Easter Seals Make the First Five Count® initiative and help families living with autism and other disabilities.

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On April 20, A.C. Moore is hosting an in-store "Make and Take" craft event for children and their families. Using Creative Hands® foam, kids can "Craft a Better World for All Kids" project and donate $1 at checkout in any A.C. Moore store. It's a creative way to help people living with disabilities!

WHO: Children, families and arts and crafts fans of all ages are welcome.

April 20, 2013
"Make and Take" a Creative Hands® Foam Name Sign
1-3 p.m. EDT
To find an A.C. Moore location near you, visit the store locator at www.acmoore.com.

INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Representatives from Easter Seals and A.C. Moore will be ready and willing to answer any questions about early intervention and autism services and talk about children and families who benefit from these services.

  • Local families living with autism and/or other disabilities
  • A.C. Moore managers
  • Local Easter Seals and Make the First Five Count® spokespeople

WHY: The "Make and Take" craft event is a creative way to support and fund Easter Seals Make the First Five Count® initiative, which offers free online screening tools, early intervention and autism services in the same local communities as A.C. Moore stores, and gives thousands of children access to critical services that help them live, learn, work, and play.

Crafting allows families to play together and connect with their communities, and serves as a creative outlet for all children —so everyone can get together to show off their creative talents!

MORE INFORMATION: Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities, and other special needs. Easter Seals Make the First Five Count® initiative emphasizes the need of detecting developmental delays and getting kids the therapies and treatments they need before they reach the age of five.  Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work, and play in their communities. To learn more visit MaketheFirstFiveCount.org or easterseals.com or  acmoore.com.

SOURCE Easter Seals