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Thanks to festive Easterseals UCP staff and Trillium Health Resources for bringing Santa from the North Pole to our EMPOWER After School Program for Sensitive Santa events throughout North Carolina and Virginia. The holidays made a huge difference for children with disabilities.
EMPOWER in Dare County was honored by Surf Pediatrics for their dedication to improving quality of life. The program & participants are making a difference in one’s overall well-being physically, mentally, and morally while taking action to better their community.
Twayla Eason, received a prestigious award from the East Carolina University School of Social Work. Twayla was awarded the Rising Star Alumni Award this year. It is an important honor at the school, recognizing individuals who continue to dedicate their lives to social work.
Ashira, who is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, was outgrowing her wheelchair and had new therapeutic needs. Easterseals UCP staff & Ashira's family worked together to make it happen through the NCDHHS Healthy Living Grant.