Giving Day Thank You

Thank You #GivingTuesday Donors!

What a tremendous #GivingTuesday 2021 – thank you! To all the Easterseals donors and friends who showed up to support greater equity, inclusion and access for people with disabilities, families and communities: we are so grateful! Your gifts matter and make a life-changing difference in so many people’s lives every single day.

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Our Mission Statement

For more than 100 years Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for people and families challenged by disabilities. Now as America faces a broad range of new issues, we make a major positive life-changing difference in the lives of people and families facing today's disabilities. Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania provides exceptional programs and services, in 47 Pennsylvania counties, to ensure that people with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.

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Coronavirus Update

Easterseals Western and Central PA continues to monitor the coronavirus situation.  Our priority is the safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates. We are responsible to the communities we serve.  We will be collaborating with senior leadership, our Board of Directors and state/local/federal governments to be prepared to respond to any action needed.  Please check back for any updates.

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Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania

Six Parkway Center, Suite 150, 875 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Phone: 412-281-7244

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A Chance To Give BIG!

Now is your chance to give BIG and double your donation for #GivingTuesday.Our Easterseals Board has agreed to match any donation up to the first $5,000. If you’ve already made your gift to Easterseals Western and Central PA, thank you! Will you now share your impact with family and friends on your social media networks and let them know that every $1 they give doubles to help the often overlooked and forgotten children & adults with disabilities and special needs? During the Holidays we often think about those who have passed or have helped us in a special way. Consider making a donation in their memory. Your donation will be featured on our online Wall of Caring designed to honor all of those who have meant so much to us.

Elida was born 13 weeks premature and was diagnosed with a host of medical challenges ranging from spina bifida to airway abnormalities requiring a tracheostomy. Now at twelve, read how learning to swim has helped Elida blossom.
We’re looking for good people to fill a variety of positions, including a Development Associate and a Communications and Events Specialist. Maybe one of these is the perfect position for you or someone you know. Check available positions today.
12 Days
One $10 ticket will give you 12 chances to win in the 5th Annual Twelve Days of Christmas Raffle! We would like to thank area businesses for donating generously to the raffle. Drawings for amazing raffle baskets will be held daily.
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Forever Media Radio/State College & Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships are proud to present “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.” Starting November 30th, they are working together to raise money to benefit Easterseals. More info, contact
AmazonSmile is a way for you to support Easterseals of Western and Central PA every time you shop with Amazon, at no additional cost. AmazonSmile will donate a portion of the eligible purchase price to the charity of your choice. Sign up today, please?

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Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions in adults—yet far too often, it is left untreated. While many adults think hearing loss is simply a nuisance that comes with aging, it is much more. Hearing loss can affect every area of a person’s life, including physical health, mental health, career success, social life, personal relationships, and overall quality of life. Treatment can help!

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Camping and Recreation Co VID 19 Program Update

The safety, well-being and health of our many clients, families and associates are key priorities to Easterseals Western and CeVIDntral PA’s Camping and Recreation Program. We continue to monitor the CoVID 19 situation in conjunction with all local, state and federal agencies to ensure that our clients have a memorable camping experience. To that end, we have prepared a Camping and Recreation COVID-19 Action Plan. To find out more about the plan, read on. Questions? Contact us at 717-741-3891.

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Adult & Senior Day Services

Caring for a family member? You're not alone. According to the National Family Caregivers Association, more than one quarter of the adult population has provided care to a family member or friend during the past year. Easterseals Adult and Senior Services offer programs and resources to help you provide the best possible care for your spouse, parent, adult child or another loved one who needs assistance with daily living.

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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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