Walk With Me 2022 20 Orange

It's the 20th Anniversary of Walk With Me Pittsburgh

Throughout the years, Walk With Me Pittsburgh has been hosted at an array of venues - Schenley Park, The Pittsburgh Zoo, PPG Aquarium and Kennywood Park among others. In 2022, by popular demand, we are returning to Kennywood Park for our 20th Anniversary! Proceeds benefit those with disabilities and other special needs and their families.

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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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The Power of Numbers - Walk With Us on May 21!

It’s the 20th Anniversary of the Pittsburgh Walk With Me event. Yes, for 20 years people from the Pittsburgh region have come together, formed teams and partnered with Easterseals Western and Central PA to help raise the necessary funds that provided programs and services to over 300,000 children and adults in our PA communities during those 20 years. So, in celebration of this special anniversary, grab your family, friends & sneakers and come spend the day with us at Kennywood to help those with disabilities and other special needs. The last number is 45, 45 dollars and that’s the registration fee that includes an event T-shirt, snacks/drinks, entertainment and entry for an entire day of fun and excitement at Kennywood. It will be 100% fun! Hope to see you on May 21!,

Project Beacon
Easterseals serves military families by offering overnight camps for their children ages 5 -17 with and without disabilities. Project Beacon is a spring/fall retreat open to children of veterans/active members from any branch of service. Next retreat - Oct. 21 23.
approved private schools
The Staff at Easterseals' Linda Lanham Zeszutek Approved Private School Program in the Pittsburgh Division is looking forward to four weeks of fun and learning in July with the students from the school program who have qualified for the Extended School Year (ESY).
camp
Easterseals is looking to hire several dynamic and extraordinary people to join our team this summer! Camp Nurses and Camp Counselors have the opportunity to work directly with campers of ranging ages and abilities at locations across the state. Apply today.
Adaptive Sports
From July 25th to 28th, Easterseals and AROMA Sports (based out of Messiah College) are offering our first ever sports camp. This co-ed camp is open to sports enthusiasts ages 13-21 who want to learn and play a multitude of sports in a positive, high-energy, team environment.
Avery
Easterseals is delighted to announce that Avery, a student at our North Cranberry Township school site and daughter of Danielle and Dan, will be our 20th Anniversary Walk With Me Ambassador. Find out more about Avery’s story by clicking the title above.

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