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Aug 30, 2016, 10:27 ET Easterseals Receives $200,000 In Assistive Technology Grants From The Comcast Foundation

 Easterseals today announced it has received $200,000 in grants from the Comcast Foundation as part of the Comcast NBCUniversal Assistive...


Apr 29, 2016, 06:00 ET Easter Seals to Unveil Revitalized Brand This Tuesday, May 3

 Easter Seals, the indispensable resource for people facing today's disabilities, will begin the rollout of a multi-year, organization-wide...


Mar 10, 2016, 12:21 ET Easter Seals and A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. Launch Crafting A Better World Spring Campaign

This spring, there is an easy and crafty way to ensure all children have the right tools to succeed in the earliest years of life.  For the...


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...


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...


Apr 28, 2015, 07:00 ET 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 19, 2015, 10:35 ET A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. hosts Make & Take Free Crafting Event to Benefit Easter Seals' Make the First Five Count® Initiative

WHAT A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts is teaming up with Easter Seals to host a free Make & Take crafting event.    Guests...


Mar 16, 2015, 06:00 ET Easter Seals and A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. Launch Crafting A Better World For Kids Spring Campaign

 This spring, there is an easy and crafty way to ensure that all children have the right tools to succeed in the earliest years of life. ...


Feb 09, 2015, 07:00 ET Dating & Disabilities: Easter Seals Love & Relationships Story Series Returns

Easter Seals' "Love, Dating, Relationships and Disabilities" returns just in time for Valentine's Day—featuring a new panel of experts...


Feb 06, 2015, 07:00 ET "Hang-out" With Easter Seals Thrive for a Live Google Hangout Discussion About the Role of Disability in the Beauty and Fashion Industry

  WHAT Easter Seals Thrive, a community based mentorship program that empowers young women with disabilities to achieve their...


Jan 27, 2015, 07:00 ET Join Easter Seals Thrive for an Interactive Twitter Chat About the Representation of Disabilities in Mass Media

WHAT       Easter Seals Thrive, a community based mentorship program that empowers young women with...


Jan 21, 2015, 10:39 ET DirectEmployers Forms New Alliance with Easter Seals, Further Encouraging Disability and Veteran Hiring Initiatives

DirectEmployers Association, the leading nonprofit provider and OFCCP compliance solution and recruitment marketing tools, is continuing to bridge...


Jan 06, 2015, 10:19 ET Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC Announces 34th Annual 'Cones for Kids' Campaign for Easter Seals

This week, Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC launches its 34th annual 'Cones for Kids' campaign. The Valentine's Day fundraiser will benefit 19 Easter...


Nov 19, 2014, 07:00 ET Easter Seals Expands Mentorship Program for Young Women with Disabilities to Digital Audiences

 Easter Seals is bringing young women with disabilities together through the national expansion of the Thrive program.  Women across the...


Nov 10, 2014, 07:00 ET Tune in to Hallmark Channel's "Home and Family Veteran's Week" This Week for a Must-see Military Caregiving Series Spotlighting the work of Easter Seals and Elizabeth Dole Foundation

Easter Seals and Caring for Military Families: The Elizabeth Dole Foundation have created a three-part series for Hallmark "Home and Family" geared...


Jul 02, 2014, 07:00 ET Easter Seals Awards State Elected Officials with 2014 Outstanding Advocate Awards

Easter Seals recently honored select state government members with its 2014 Outstanding Advocate Award during its recent Advocacy Summit Awards...


Jun 02, 2014, 05:30 ET Cookies for a Cause - Sweet Tomatoes & Souplantation Restaurants Host Annual Cookie Fundraiser to Benefit Easter Seals Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities

Sweet Tomatoes & Souplantation restaurants have kicked off their companywide cookie fundraiser for Easter Seals! Now through June 30, Sweet...


May 01, 2014, 06:00 ET Easter Seals Dixon Center Releases Second PSA in Series for National Military Appreciation Month

Today, Easter Seals Dixon Center releases its second Public Service Announcement (PSA), part of a series created to use light humor to...


Mar 31, 2014, 07:00 ET CVS Caremark Marks Ninth Year as National Premier Sponsor of Easter Seals' Walk With Me Event

 CVS Caremark will be the National Premier Sponsor of Easter Seals Walk With Me in 2014 – its ninth straight year. Demonstrating its...


Nov 11, 2013, 18:18 ET Easter Seals Launches PSA Campaign To Honor Veterans and Direct Them to Easter Seals Services

Written, Produced and Directed by a Post 9/11 Veteran, with All-Star Veteran Cast And Crew, Spots Use Light Humor to Challenge the Public's...


Oct 28, 2013, 06:00 ET Easter Seals Elects Emmy Award-Winning Journalist and ABC News Correspondent Mike Boettcher to the Non-Profit Organization's International Board of Directors

Boettcher's election and new military film fitting for upcoming Veterans Day commemorations  Easter Seals elected Mike Boettcher as its...


Oct 28, 2013, 06:00 ET Easter Seals Elects Century 21 Real Estate LLC CEO Rick Davidson as Chairman of the Non-Profit Organization's Board of Directors

Richard W. "Rick" Davidson was elected as Chairman of the Easter Seals International Board of Directors on Saturday, October 26th. The CENTURY...


Oct 20, 2013, 10:01 ET NBC's Mike Adamle Hosts Easter Seals Fundraising Walk Event To Benefit Families Living With Autism and Other Disabilities

Chicago sports anchor kicks off the nonprofit's Chicagoland Walk With Me event Easter Seals and NBC sports anchor and former Chicago Bears...


Sep 25, 2013, 06:00 ET Easter Seals Releases "Welcome Home" Video Supporting the Return of Veterans with Hollywood's Help

Emmy nominees applaud Easter Seals' services to military families and deliver a message of their own  Easter Seals, a disability services...