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Easter Seals has been active in public policy advocacy since our founder, Edgar Allen, lobbied the Ohio Legislature to fund appropriate services for children with disabilities in the 1920s. We continue to actively support and promote federal legislation that helps people with disabilities achieve independence.
Food Lion has launched its annual Easter Seals Shop& Care fundraising campaign, aimed at raising millions of dollars to assist children and adults with disabilities in Food Lion’s more than 1,100 stores. The campaign will run February 13 through March 12. Read more
The Avril Lavigne Foundation announced the expansion of the Avril Lavigne Rockstar Clubs at Easter Seals into 10 markets in the U.S. and Canada to support much-needed recreational programming for kids and youth with disabilities to just be kids, explore their talents, make friends and have fun. Read more
Easter Seals is pleased the President and Congress have come to an agreement to avoid going over the “fiscal cliff,” averting devastating across-the-board cuts to federal programs and many of the scheduled tax increases. This agreement begins the path to addressing our nation’s fiscal issues without negatively affecting people with disabilities and their families. Read more