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A Salute to Our Front Line Heroes

Every day the Easterseals UCP staff remain dedicated to the people we serve living with disabilities and mental health challenges.  Through Hurricane Florence, employees never stopped serving -- and the serving continues daily.

hurricaneOne Year Anniversary of Hurricane Florence

(September 14, 2019) On the one year anniversary of hurricane Florence, we remember our Front Line Heroes and how they managed incredibly tough circumstances with courage and resilience as well as those still struggling to re-build.

dorianHurricane Dorian Threatens Eastern NC

(September 5, 2019) Easterseals UCP clinicians across eastern NC provided behavioral health support at four local shelters supporting evacuees from Hurricane Dorian. Our team visited with Governor Roy Cooper as he monitored the storm and urged residents to seek shelter. 

hurricaneFoster Care Staff to the Rescue

(October 22, 2019) When Hurricane Florence struck, some foster children lost everything thing they had.  The Easterseals UCP Foster Care staff in New Bern worked diligently to provide children and families with supplies and the resources they needed.

hurricane florenceWilmington Team Remains Strong

(October 11, 2018) Wilmington community stepped in and provided supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence to Easterseals UCP staff, who continued to support people living with disabilities and mental health challenges.

hurricane FlorenceEasterseals UCP Therapies and School Must Go On

(October 9, 2018) Easterseals UCP staff and volunteers converted a storefront into a unique and private temporary home for the Wilmington Child Development Center.

hurricaneEMPOWER Staff Offers Routine and Respite

(October 4, 2018) With schools closed and a region recovering from a federal disaster, the team at the Easterseals UCP EMPOWER Wilmington office knew children and families needed to return to their routines.  The staff worked countless hours and opened their doors.

hurricane florenceWilmington Special Ed Teacher Provides Resources

(October 3, 2018) In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Tammy, a special education teacher in Wilmington, stepped in and helped feed, provide resources and listen to the people impacted by tragedy.

hurricane florenceCoastal North Carolina Communities Come Together

(September 23, 2018) In the wake of Hurricane Florence, small communities came together. Thanks to the donation of food by Carry Out by Chrislyn, a foodery in Washington, NC, more than 3,000 meals were delivered with the help of Easterseals UCP volunteers.

hurricaneEasterseals UCP Staff are Always Serving

(September 22, 2018) The devastating damage from Hurricane Florence has not stopped Easterseals UCP employees from serving adults and children living with special needs and mental health challenges. 

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