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How Foundations Can Get Involved

Foundations that partner with Easterseals DC MD VA promote the shared missions and visions that strengthen our community. Foundational support empowers Easterseals participants of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to receive life-changing disability and community services. Explore how to get involved through Volunteer Opportunities, Events, Webinars, and Government Affairs.

Our Development team can help you get involved today. Contact York Bradshaw, Senior Director of Grants and Foundation Relations, ybradshaw@eseal.org.

 Volunteer Opportunities

Engage your employees in a day of volunteering for a joint cause and allow them to give the gift of time and passion for others. Volunteer opportunities include program-specific needs, event participation, fundraising, ad hoc projects, and virtual engagement. Inquire today about group volunteer activities.


 Events

Advocacy Awards

Spread your generosity and mission at our annual gala in front of leaders in business, government relations, and professional services, along with military and government dignitaries. Select from a range of benefits packages, purchase a table for your foundation, and partake in an exquisite dining experience. This premier networking event honors advocates who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to advancing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities, including military families. Get event details. Sponsorships start at $5,000.

Bright Stars

Make a night at the circus extra special for hundreds of children and their families. Your support not only helps create an evening of fun, but also ensures vital programs and services for years to come. Choose a sponsorship level, attend or volunteer at the VIP reception, purchase tickets for your foundation’s families, and enjoy the show. This magical performance benefits Easterseals children of all abilities, including families of wounded warriors, military veterans, and first responders. Get event details. Sponsorships start at $1,000.

Walk With Me

Walk with Easterseals for a day of outdoor fun at the National Harbor Waterfront. Sponsor the event and activities, form a group walking team, raise money online for your team, or volunteer at kick-off. This nationally recognized community-based Easterseals walkathon takes giant steps toward reducing poverty and homeless, and improving healthcare and employment in our area. Get event details. Sponsorships start at $1,000.

 Webinars

Candid Conversations

Easterseals DC MD VA invites guest experts to share powerful insights about healthcare, education, employment, and other mission-related topics in these one-hour webinars. Join our next panel of experts and share your foundation’s unique perspective on the issues. Registration to attend is free. Read more and view previous webinars. Sponsorships start at $500.

Cohen Clinic Virtual Events

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals offers regular real-time workshops and wellness programs to address mental health issues affecting veterans, active-duty service members, their families, and caregivers. Run a workshop or offer a wellness activity. Registration to attend is free. See our list of upcoming virtual events.

VSN Tuesday Talks

The Veteran Staffing Network at Easterseals helps veterans and military spouses advance their job search with the advice of savvy career coaches through these one-hour webinars on Tuesdays at noon (Eastern time). Share helpful career building and professional advice. Registration to attend is free. See the list of upcoming webinars.

 Government Affairs

Foundations are quintessential advocates for Easterseals, people with disabilities, military families, and caregivers. Sign up for the latest Easterseals alerts about government affairs, find a local legislator, and research policies in the area. Receive the latest news.

Your Involvement Is Valuable

Your volunteer time is worth an incredible $29.95/hour and even $50.48/hour in the District of Columbia, according to the latest University of Maryland Value of Volunteer Time report.

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