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Jan 11, 2016, 07:00 ET

Friendly's Announces 35th Annual 'Cones for Kids' Campaign for Easter Seals

 This week, Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC launches its 35th annual 'Cones for Kids' campaign. The Valentine's Day fundraiser will benefit 17 Easter...

Nov 24, 2015, 07:00 ET

Easter Seals kicks off the Holiday Season with World's Largest Virtual Reality Tower on Giving Tuesday

This year on Giving Tuesday, Easter Seals is proud to participate in the biggest virtual event happening during the holiday season.  As one...

Nov 11, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Easter Seals Dixon Center Reminds Employers why Veterans are Among our Nation's Top Job Candidates

 This Veterans Day, Easter Seals Dixon Center honors veterans with the release of two new Public Service Announcements, part of an...

Oct 27, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Disney, Easter Seals Dixon Center And USAA Join Forces To Encourage Hiring Of Military Veterans, Military Spouses And Caregivers

More than half of separating post-9/11 Veterans will face a period of unemployment, with Illinois facing higher veteran unemployment rates than the...

Oct 01, 2015, 08:36 ET

Easter Seals to Hold Capitol Hill Briefing to Bring Options for Female Veteran Reintegration to Forefront

WHAT: Easter Seals, a national non-profit that helps veterans and military families connect to meaningful employment, education and overall...

Aug 10, 2015, 15:30 ET

Avril Lavigne Gives 50 Kids An Unforgettable Summer

 The Avril Lavigne Foundation and Easter Seals announced that CAMP S.T.A.R.S., a scholarship program that gives...

Aug 04, 2015, 13:00 ET

USA Network's 'PLAYING HOUSE' and Easter Seals Partner to Support Early Childhood Development

USA Network today announced that critically-acclaimed series PLAYING HOUSE and Easter Seals, a leading provider of early childhood services, are...

Aug 03, 2015, 12:00 ET

Easter Seals and the National Conference of State Legislatures Bring State Policy Options for Female Veteran Reintegration to Forefront

 Today, Easter Seals released Call to Action: Support Community Efforts to Improve the Transition to Civilian Life for Women Veterans, a white...

Jul 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

"Climb For Kids" Team Led By International Board Chair Rick Davidson To Ascend Mount Kilimanjaro In Annual Fundraiser For Easter Seals

 Rick Davidson, international board chairman for Easter Seals, the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism,...

Jul 22, 2015, 12:06 ET
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Easter Seals Celebrates 25 Years of Disability Rights

Prior to the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 25 years ago, employers could terminate employees on the basis of disability,...

Jul 20, 2015, 07:00 ET
Easter Seals President & CEO, Randy Rutta and Easter Seals staff and board members pictured here receiving Friendly's generous 2015 Cones for Kids gift.

Friendly's Dishes Out $300,000 to Easter Seals

 Today, Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC announced that its company-wide 'Cones for Kids' campaign raised $300,000 for Easter Seals Camp Friendly's...

Jul 13, 2015, 09:53 ET

Easter Seals Dixon Center Receives 'Today's Caregiver' Magazine's 2015 Caregiver Friendly® Award

The Easter Seals Military Caregiving webinar series won Today's Caregiver magazine's 2015 Caregiver Friendly® award in the service...

Jun 25, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Easter Seals Applauds Supreme Court of the United States

Easter Seals strongly supports the decision of the United States Supreme Court in the King vs Burwell case. The Supreme Court's decision in this...

Jun 11, 2015, 11:11 ET

Hess Corporation commits $50,000 Presenting Sponsorship to Easter Seals Greater Houston's Annual Walk With Me to help Houstonians with Disabilities

Easter Seals Greater Houston, a non-profit provider of disability services, receives $50,000 presenting sponsorship from Hess Corporation, a...

May 27, 2015, 07:00 ET

CVS Health Foundation, Easter Seals Team Up To Mark World No Tobacco Day With Launch Of New Smoking Cessation Program For Veterans, People With Disabilities

 Easter Seals is marking World No Tobacco Day, this Sunday, May 31, by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people...

May 19, 2015, 07:00 ET
Rob Riggle Stars in Newest Easter Seals Dixon Center PSA for Veteran Employment.

Actor/Comedian Rob Riggle Joins Easter Seals Dixon Center to Reinforce Value of Employing Veterans

 Retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, actor and comedian Rob Riggle stars in the third installment of Easter Seals Dixon Center's...

May 05, 2015, 08:45 ET

The Smashing Pumpkins Teams Up with Easter Seals Dixon Center to Raise Awareness and Resources for American Veterans and Military Famlies

 The Smashing Pumpkins  announced today that they are partnering with Easter Seals Dixon Center  to raise awareness and resources for...

Apr 28, 2015, 07:00 ET
Meet the Easter Seals Characters Helping Parents Understand Child Development

Easter Seals Unveils New Cast of Characters to Help Parents Focus on Key Areas of Child Development

Easter Seals, one of the country's leading providers of child development services, introduces a new video with a cast of animated characters to...

Mar 31, 2015, 07:00 ET

New Study Shows Shifting Realities of Caregiving Today

 Ready or not! This familiar childhood phrase that you hear called out during neighborhood games carries the same sentiment around what has...

Mar 19, 2015, 14:05 ET

Easter Seals Greater Houston's BridgingApps Project Making Progress with Awarded CEA Foundation Funds to Help Seniors with Disabilities

BridgingApps, a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston, is making progress with support from the CEA Foundation to use technology to help seniors...