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How Individuals Can Get Involved

Individuals and families will always find rewarding opportunities to get involved with Easterseals DC MD VA. We match your interests with our greatest needs to make your experience gratifying and meaningful. Your involvement truly makes our organization a community-based space for all. Explore how to get involved through Volunteer Opportunities, Events, Webinars, and Government Affairs.

Our Development team can help you get involved today. Contact Josh Sandler, Director of Donor Relations, jsandler@eseal.org.

 Volunteer Opportunities

Give the gift of your valuable time and skills to make our community a better place. Volunteer opportunities include program-specific needs, event participation, fundraising, ad hoc projects, and virtual engagement. Community and service hours welcome. Enjoy the personal fulfillment that comes with giving back to your friends and neighbors in need. 

 Events

Advocacy Awards

Attend our annual dinner gala with leaders in business, government relations, and professional services, along with military and government dignitaries. Enjoy an exclusive evening in support of distinguished Easterseals advocates. Purchase tickets, join the event committee, and volunteer to greet guests. 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.

Bright Stars

Be blown away at our signature night at the circus with feats of acrobatics, aerialists, and more. Bring your family to a kid-friendly live performance designed for people of all abilities in the nation’s capital. Purchase tickets, join the event committee, and volunteer at the VIP reception. This magical night benefits Easterseals children of all abilities, including families of wounded warriors, military veterans, and first responders. Get event details.

Walk With Me

Walk with Easterseals at a day of outdoor fun at the National Harbor Waterfront. Join us for a fully inclusive walkathon, accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. Register as an individual walker, form a walking team, sponsor a walker, 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.

 Webinars

Candid Conversations

Easterseals DC MD VA invites guest experts to share powerful insight about healthcare, education, employment, and other mission-related topics in these one-hour webinars. Register for free, join our next panel, and watch previous discussions. Find upcoming webinars.

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. Register for free. Find upcoming webinars.

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). Register for free. Find upcoming webinars.

 Government Affairs

You have the power to be a grassroots advocate for Easterseals, people with disabilities, military families, and caregivers. Sign up for the latest Easterseals alerts about government affairs, find your local legislator, and research policies in your 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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