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For Immediate Release

Eversource Walk & 5K Run for Easterseals NH Raises $240,000 for Children, Adults, and Seniors with Disabilities & Special Needs

June 5, 2017

Media Contact:
Pam Dube

Manchester, NH – The 18th  Annual Eversource Walk & 5K Run for Easterseals NH at Veterans Park in Manchester was an inspirational and enthusiastic evening that attracted more than 2,500 participants, vendors and volunteers who helped to raise $240,000 for children, adults, and seniors who receive services from Easterseals NH.

Participants and volunteers enjoyed the carnival infused event and atmosphere complete with a scenic walk route, sponsor booths with games and activities, music, interactive booths in the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Wellness Alley including the NH1 relaxation tent, kid’s attractions and food vendors.

“We’re proud of all our employees from across New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, who have demonstrated a real passion for supporting and celebrating Easterseals’ important work in the community,” said Bill Quinlan, New Hampshire President for Eversource. “Their commitment to fundraising for Easterseals and bringing friends and family to the starting line made this year’s event a great success.”

The money raised supports more than 90 Easterseals NH programs that serve 26,900 people of all ages with disabilities and special needs throughout the state.

“The support we receive from the many individuals and businesses that join us each year for this great event ensures us the ability to provide crucial services to many different individuals and help to encourage independence for the people we serve “said Larry Gammon, President and CEO of Easterseals NH. “We are especially grateful to Eversource and all of our sponsors for joining us in this life-changing work.”  

Thank you to our sponsors Century 21 Advantage Realty and Dumont and Associates, CVS Health, New England Blast, and Commonwealth Financial Group-as well as other major sponsors including: Walmart and Walmart Logistics, NH1.com, 106.3 Frank, 105.5 JYY, 93.3 The Wolf, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Spectrum Marketing Companies, Pizza 9-1-1, Pepsi, W.B.  Mason, Granite State Lunchbox, Logo Loc, Pro Con Incorporated, Sam’s Club, Granite State Credit Union, Constellation, Mobility Works, McLane Middleton, GZA Geoenvironmental, Service Credit Union, Stonyfield, Fruit Center,  NRG Entertainment, Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green, and Rise Private Wealth Management.

If you’d like to make a donation to Easterseals or learn more about available services, please call 603.621.3429 or visit Easterseals.com/nh.

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