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Community Organizations Provide $130,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants to Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati
Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati has received $130,000 in grant funding from local organizations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds will allow Easterseals to provide ongoing workforce development and supportive services during this community crisis.
“People living with disabilities, historically underserved communities, and veterans have felt a disproportionate economic impact from the coronavirus,” said Pam Green, President and CEO of Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati. “We are so grateful to these organizations for investing in Easterseals so we can train more people for essential jobs and help them achieve a higher quality of life.”
Coronavirus relief grants received include:
$75,000 from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation to support in-home activities for adults with disabilities impacted by work furloughs and reduced access to adult day services; virtual job coaching; assistive technology; and programs focused on diversity and inclusion.
$25,000 in financial assistance by the Fifth Third Foundation to provide job coaching and assistive technology for people living with disabilities and veterans.
$20,000 from the Butler County United Way / Hamilton Community Foundation and the Warren County United Way / Warren County Foundation in partnership with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Greater Cincinnati Foundation for remote technology, job development, and case management for people living with disabilities, disadvantaged youth, and veterans.
$10,000 from the Wohlgemuth Herschede Foundation to support ongoing programs.