Volunteer

Young Friends

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Young Friends of Easterseals Midwest is a group of professionals that come together in support of individuals with disabilities and Easterseals’ programs.

All ages are welcome - young-at-heart, too! Community members, individuals we support, and Easterseals staff are encouraged to join.

Come meet us, learn about Easterseals, make new friends, and share your passion for making a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

What We Do:

We plan events and opportunities for networking, sharing ideas, fundraising, and engaging our community in raising awareness about disabilities and the services Easterseals provides. We have a Steering Committee, active subcommittees, and Members-At-Large. To learn more about these different member opportunities, please email us at volunteer@esmw.org.

Your benefits:

Come meet us, learn about Easterseals, and make new friends. Young Friends is great opportunity to build your resume, and what’s more, you get to share your passion for making a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

To join, please fill out this form. Do you know someone who is interested or would be a great candidate for membership? Email this link to them and explain why you think they should become a member. Membership is $50 per year (payment arrangements and sliding scale based on need are available).

For more information about Young Friends, please contact
Jessa Glick at 1-800-2119, ext. 7054 or jessa.glick@esmw.org.

Current Steering Committee Members

Charles Walker - President
Karen Boyle – Secretary & Staff Liaison
Ana Kent – Fundraising & Events Co-Chair
Matt Kent – Fundraising & Events Co-Chair
Mark Haar – Recruitment Co-Chair
Ryan Wehking – Recruitment Co-Chair
Ellen Gibson – Social Chair
Adam Collins
Abbie Harris
Dorothy Rohde-Collins

 
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For more information about Young Friends, please contact
Jessa Glick at 1-800-2119 ext. 7054 or jessa.glick@esmw.org.

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