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For Immediate Release

Easterseals UCP Employees Are Always Serving

Hurricane Recovery Fund Supports Staff

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.  While hundreds of staffers have suffered losses and destruction, they have put their personal issues aside, and continue meeting the needs of the individuals they serve.

hurricane florenceFor Sarah, a new front-line supervisor, a giant tree destroyed her home.  Instead of tending to the personal challenges of losing her home, Sarah went to help a 65-year-old woman she assists.  This elderly woman with mental health challenges lives alone and has no family.  Sarah stepped right in bringing her food, water and ice from a local church, along with arranging food deliveries for a week. 

Sarah’s story is one of hundreds of personal sacrifice to help those who can’t help themselves.  Many Easterseals UCP employees are out of a home and out of work due to extreme flooding and damage. 

Please give to the Staff Hurricane Recovery Fund benefiting unselfish and committed Easterseals UCP staffers.   Help us support our front-line so that they can continue to serve our clients.

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Easterseals UCP provides exceptional services so that children and adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities.

Learn more about Easterseals UCP at www.eastersealsucp.com.

For more information contact:
Kathy Edgerton
Easterseals UCP Chief Communications Officer
(O) 919-865-8660
(C) 919-208-0621
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