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Real Impact. Real People.

Disabilities touch every one of us. At Easterseals, we have been working with all members of our community to achieve extraordinary results for over 100 years. Together we can create a world where all people with disabilities or special needs and their families can live fully inclusive lives and exceed goals and dreams.

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Our mission is to spread help, hope and answers

Easterseals’ purpose is to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. We provide exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities. Easterseals offers a variety of services to help people address challenges and achieve personal goals throughout their life.

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Save the Date! Helping people with disabilities is what we do at Easterseals...but we can't do it alone. One way to get involved is participating in an Easterseals event -- there's something for everyone.

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Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio

3830 Trueman Court
Hilliard, OH 43026

Phone: 614-228-5523

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The Premier Wine Tasting Odyssey of Columbus

Join us for a fantastic night of FUNraising! Romancing the Grape is Central Ohio’s premier wine and food tasting event featuring more than 100 varieties of the finest wines as well as hors d’oeuvres from Columbus' most exceptional restaurants. The event features live entertainment and a substantial silent auction featuring sports memorabilia, family outings, vacations, and other unique items and experiences. Annually the event attracts over 1000 guests.
Help us make a real difference for real people. We must continue to remain steadfast in our mission and committed to the vision of an inclusive life for all abilities with endless possibilities. Together, we are stronger. Disabilities touch us all. Your support allows us to create fully inclusive lives for those we serve.

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Provide a helping hand at Romancing the Grape and have a great time while doing so! Volunteers are needed to work various shifts. Check it out!
"Your life and mine shall be valued not by what we take. . .but what we give. . ."
-- Edgar F. Allen (1914) Founder of Easterseals
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No need to worry about inclement weather or crowded play spaces when you book your next birthday party with Easterseals! Our large indoor play area includes slides, a ball pit, an indoor climbing wall and the option for a bounce house, is sure to excite!
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Easterseals' mission continues into our 101st year. We provide services throughout the lifespan of our participants. We count on your gift to help us continue to expand our needed services into the coming years. Make an impact in your community and donate today.
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Last year, we celebrated 100 years of impact! Take a look at our amazing accomplishments in our 2019 Annual Report as we look forward to a successful 2020!

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Stories of Success

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A “can-do” spirit

Marti Clark has a history of exceeding people’s expectations. As a former Easterseals child representative, Marti grew up to accomplish her goals with her therapists and teachers over the years helping through transitional times in Marti’s life.

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At Easterseals, Retired Tuskegee Airman Stays Active

Cicero is “the life of the party” at Easterseals, where he attends an adult day program twice a week and enjoys socializing, dancing and therapeutic activities.

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A "One-of-a-Kind Kid"

Born with Spina Bifida and clubfoot, Auburn Smith became a nationally-ranked tennis player and aspiring musician.

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Act of Kindness Leads to Inspiring Reunion

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From "wait and see" to success in school

Born with autism, Connor is bright, funny, warm, loving and energetic.

Featured Programs

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A Community for Young Women with Disabilities

Easterseals Thrive is an online community for young women with disabilities. Connect and learn with others, participate in an upcoming Twitter chat and join our Thrive book club!

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Summer Camp 2019

Accessible Summer Camps For Everyone

It's never too early to start thinking about registering for our accessible, barrier-free camps. Learn more about all the fun camp has to offer, click below

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Working To Put More Books Into The Hands Of Children

Give your child the gift of books! Sign up any child from birth up to age five to receive a new book in the mail each month for free. Enroll now for your child to receive a new, free book each month!

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When you make a donation to Easterseals, you help strengthen our mission to ensure everyone — regardless of age or ability — is fully included and empowered.

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