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Deaf Connections Free Event

Experience deaf culture through entertainment, guest speakers and exciting networking opportunities. Connect with businesses and learn about resources for employment. Engage with the deaf community and be part of the movement that promotes equal access, involvement and empowerment for all!

RSVP: eastersealsnj.org/deaf/




Exercises In Empathy Pop-Up Events

EXERCISES IN EMPATHY POP-UP EVENTS    Our “Exercises in Empathy” Pop-ups are an invitation to you and other event attendees to increase your empathy and understanding of others’ journeys.  	Visit our booth and take time to walk through one or all of our short simulated activities that are crafted to show you what living with a different level of ability could be like and why ACCESS for all is vital. With each step we take towards bettering ourselves and increasing our own empathy we are one step closer to making the world a better place for others and specifically for people with disabilities.  UPCOMING POP-UP EVENT DATES 7/26 - 7/28 l Readington NJ Balloon Festival 8/5 - 8/11 l Middlesex County Fair 9/14 l Festival in the Borough

Our “Exercises in Empathy” Pop-ups are an invitation to you and other event attendees to increase your empathy and understanding of others’ journeys.

Visit our booth and take time to walk through one or all of our short simulated activities that are crafted to show you what living with a different level of ability could be like and why ACCESS for all is vital. With each step we take towards bettering ourselves and increasing our own empathy we are one step closer to making the world a better place for others and specifically for people with disabilities.

Upcoming Pop-Up Event Dates

7/26 - 7/28 l Readington NJ Balloon Festival
8/5 - 8/11 l Middlesex County Fair
9/14 l Festival in the Borough


Recent Happenings

Lakewood Blueclaws Baseball Game

Blue Claws Baseball Game 2019

Celebrate Easterseals New Jersey Night at FirstEnergy Park for the Lakewood BlueClaws baseball game on Thursday, June 20th. Join us for a night out at the ballpark, bring your friends and family – it’s the perfect outing for Father’s Day! Easterseals New Jersey will even have a special pop-up in honor of our 100th Anniversary with interactive activities. Be sure to stop by and participate. Let Nicole know how many tickets you will need at ngrischuk@nj.easterseals.com or 732-955-8368. *Ticket amounts greater than 8 will be given based on availability.

Disability Film Challenge

Play With Purpose 2019

Play With Pupose 2019

We are proud to present our 2nd year of Play with Purpose. This ½ day of fun recreational activities is for everyone regardless of age, ability or fitness level! PLAY is important to everyone’s wellbeing and goes beyond exercise and athletics. This year we will play around with some nerf items and also feature performances from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Bill Spadea of NJ 101.5 and Chasing News will serve as our emcee and we are working on some special guests and ambassadors!

Play with Purpose will be held at Sportika in Manalapan, NJ – 170,000+sq ft sports facility that boasts an Olympic regulation turf field, 7 high school regulation basketball courts, academic mentoring and so much more. Not to mention –it’s all indoors and we can enjoy PLAY rain or shine!

The goal here is to PLAY while we raise funds to advance the mission of Easterseals NJ. Fundraising can be done individually or in teams.

It’s easy to share our cause with friends, family and community members – remember – sharing the message is important for us to reach our goals!

Mark your calendars for May 11, 2019 and we can’t wait to tell you more soon about how to register and make a difference.

Working Together

Working Together Invitation

Thursday, January 10th
Starting at 12pm
The Rutgers Club
85 Avenue E, 2nd Floor
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Come celebrate employment opportunities for people with disabilities and special needs. At this event we’ll be featuring vendors and guest speakers at the Rutgers Club on January 10th. It’ll be a time to listen, learn and act so that employment becomes an opportunity for all.

Deaf Connections

Deaf Connections Event Flyer

Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kean University, Downs Hall
1000 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083

Come out to Kean University on November 17th to take part in our Deaf Connections event, a celebration and education about deaf culture. Matt "The Hammer" Hamill will be there as well as comedian, Keith Wann.

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Free Event! Register today: eastersealsnj.org/deaf

The New Jersey Conference on Disability and Employment

Disability Employment Conference 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Raritan Valley Community College

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from educators, service providers, employers, and like-minded families.
Learn from New Jersey businesses about available resources, how to find and sustain employment, and what’s new in the arena of career planning and counseling. Proudly sponsored by Easterseals New Jersey and featuring several staff experts from our organization.

*Featuring a special presentation from former Rutgers University star, Eric LeGrand.

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Contact: disabilityandemployment.net

info@disabilityandemployment.net | 732.718.5472

20% discount for professionals, courtesy of Easterseals NJ:
Enter code ESNJ when registering online at the above address.

 

Manufacturing Day Open House

Manufacturing Day 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, Millville
Thursday, October 4th, Raritan Valley Work Center
Visit our warehouses, tour our facility, learn more about our packaging abilities, and more!

NJ Disability Pride Parade, Trenton

NJ Disability Pride Parade 2018

Friday, October 5th
Hundreds of people and organizations representing a wide variety of disabilities will march and roll from the
NJ State House Annex to the celebration site at East Lafayette Street Njdisabilitypride.com

Easterseals 4th Annual Tricky Tray

Camp Merry Heart Tricky Tray 2018

On October 13th, it's Tricky Tray time! We're hosting a tricky tray to help support our very own Camp Merry Heart where there will be a chance to win amazing prizes all while supporting an excellent cause.

$35 PRE-SALE / $15 @ DOOR
Pre-Sale Ticket Purchase Deadline: Saturday, September 29th

Buy tickets online!

100's of items + Baskets | 50/50 Raffle | 3 Tiers of Drop-Ticket Packages | Whammy Wheel | & More!

All proceeds support Easterseals Camp Merry Heart, a local camp that serves children and adults with special needs. Help us enrich the lives of people with disabilities by providing opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities!

FOR QUESTIONS OR TO DONATE, CONTACT: Michelle Marzigliano - MMarzigliano@nj.easterseals.com - 908-852-3896 or Caren Hric - CHric@nj.easterseals.com - 908-852-3896

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Last updated: July 10, 2019

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