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For Immediate Release

The Frances Hollis Brain Foundation Recently Awarded Easter Seals Maine $6,500 In Support of Early Intervention Services

October 11, 2012

The program provides physical, occupational, speech and language therapies for children from birth to age 5. The Frances Hollis Brain Foundation is a charitable family foundation whose mission is to support non-profit organizations and projects that alleviate human suffering and improve the human condition.
“The Foundation’s particular focus is to assist organizations which advocate for and serve low-income, disadvantaged, and vulnerable communities, and early childhood care and education is a key priority. Easter Seals Maine provides invaluable services to the community in this area, and our Foundation appreciates the opportunity to support its work with some funding," said John Watson of the Frances Hollis Brain Foundation.

Frances and David Brain established the Foundation in 1993 as a tangible expression of their values. They believe that those who are blessed with resources have a responsibility to share them with those who are less fortunate. Through the Foundation, they seek with their family to address their social concerns and to encourage future generations of the family to participate in the charitable work of the Foundation.

About Easter Seals Maine
Since its inception in 2003, Easter Seals Maine has continually expanded its service reach to address the unmet needs of the disabled community in southern Maine. To this end, Easter Seals Maine ensures all services provide an individualized approach to infants, children, and adults with disabilities or special needs while providing additional supports to their families. Services currently consist of Early Intervention services, the All Aboard! Preschool, the Center for Therapeutic Recreation, Youth Transitional Services, and Workforce Development. For more information about Easter Seals ME, please visit http://www.eastersealsme.org/.

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