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Nov 09, 2017, 07:00 ET CVS Health and its Foundation Commemorate Veterans Day With $580,000 in Grants to Easterseals To Assure Access to Healthcare and Smoking Cessation Support for Veterans and Military Families

This Veteran's Day, Easterseals announced it has received $580,000 in grants from CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation to support local...


Sep 27, 2017, 19:29 ET Easterseals Breaks Ground on Fitness, Wellness & Recreation Center

Easterseals publicly kicked off Building a Healthier Tomorrow, a $12 million capital campaign. The organization hosted a groundbreaking ceremony...


Jul 10, 2017, 07:00 ET Easterseals Receives $200,000 In Assistive Technology Grants From The Comcast Foundation To Help Promote Independence

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


Jun 23, 2017, 07:00 ET Easterseals Statement on the Senate Republican Release of Health Care Reform Legislation

The following is a statement from Katy Neas, Easterseals Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, reacting to the Senate Republican release of...


May 23, 2017, 17:10 ET Statement of Katy Neas, Easterseals Executive Vice President, Public Affairs on the Fiscal Year 2018 Trump Budget

The Administration's FY 2018 budget severely threatens the health and independence of low income children and adults with disabilities and their...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Easterseals Southern California Receives Three-Year Grant From Bob Hope Legacy To Expand Veterans Support Program

The Bob Hope Legacy has extended its commitment to Easterseals Southern California with a three-year, $750,000 grant to further support the...


Mar 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Easterseals & A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, Inc. Launch Crafting A Better World Spring Campaign

A.C. Moore and Easterseals are ensuring all children have the opportunity to succeed in the earliest years of life in an easy and crafty way...


Mar 08, 2017, 10:00 ET Easterseals Disability Film Challenge to Provide An Opportunity for Filmmakers To Change the Way the World Defines And Views Disability

Easterseals, the nation's largest disability services organization, has joined forces with the Disability Film Challenge to provide filmmakers,...


Dec 08, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals takes on unemployment among older adults

Easterseals, the indispensable resource for people facing disabilities, announced a $23.6 million grant from the US Department of Labor for the...


Dec 05, 2016, 07:00 ET Three New Members Join Easterseals National Board of Directors

Easterseals, the indispensable resource of people facing disability, today announced the appointment of three new board members to its National...


Nov 18, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals Announces New Chairman of its National Board of Directors

Easterseals, the indispensable resource for families facing disability, today announced it elected Joseph G. Kern to serve as Chair of its National...


Oct 04, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals to Help Communities Provide Accessible Transportation for Older Adults and People With Disabilities

 Transportation continues to be a barrier for older adults and people with disabilities in rural communities. In response, Easterseals designed...


Oct 04, 2016, 07:00 ET New Autism Documentary Joins Forces With Easterseals To Promote Inclusion For Families With Disabilities In Communities Nationwide

 Easterseals, the country's indispensable resource for people facing today's disabilities, and the filmmakers behind the forthcoming...


Sep 29, 2016, 07:00 ET Boy with Autism Makes Television Debut in Children's Show Coming to Netflix Oct.1

 Charlie Owens, an Easterseals client with autism, adds "actor" to his growing list of accomplishments.  On Oct. 1, Netflix subscribers...


Sep 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals And Parents Magazine Bring The Disability Conversation To The Forefront In October

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everyone will face disability in their lifetime – whether personally or as a...


Sep 12, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals Urges Congress To Approve A Zika Funding Package To Protect And Aid Families

With the U.S. in the midst of mosquito season nationwide, the Zika virus is affecting the lives of children and adults all across the country....


Aug 24, 2016, 07:00 ET CVS Health and Easterseals Celebrate Ten Years of Partnership to Support our Nation's Young Children on Their Path to Better Health

Through investments of more than $1.5 million in early childhood services at Easterseals in the past decade, CVS Health has been instrumental in...


Jul 12, 2016, 06:00 ET Easterseals and CVS Health Foundation Take on Disparities in Smoking Among Disability and Veteran Communities

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. While more Americans are kicking the habit, 42...


Jun 13, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals Awards State and Federal Officials with the 2016 Outstanding Advocate Awards

This evening, Easterseals will honor 12 Congressmen and women with its 2016 Outstanding Advocate Award during Easterseals Advocacy Summit held at...


Jun 01, 2016, 07:00 ET Friendly's Ice Cream Dishes Out More Than $230,000 to Easterseals

 Today, Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC announced that its company-wide 'Cones for Kids' campaign raised $230,000 for Easterseals which will help...


May 03, 2016, 06:00 ET Easterseals Launches Revitalized Brand, Ready to Take on Disability Together

 Easterseals (formerly Easter Seals), the indispensable resource for people facing today's disabilities, launched its multi-year,...