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.Missed #GivingTuesday? Donate Now
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.
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.
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.
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