The three Easterseals affiliates serving Indiana honored four state leaders at their Legislator Appreciation Reception on Tuesday.
United Way of DeKalb County has awarded a grant of $10,000 to Easterseals RISE to support day programming for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Community Foundation of Whitley County has awarded a $5,000 grant to Easterseals Passage in support of esports and virtual reality initiatives.
Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana has promoted Katlyn Rife to vice president of health and residential supports effective Jan. 8, 2024. The new role is part of a restructure from one comprehensive vice president of programs to two vice presidents with more specific responsibilities.
Lincoln Financial Foundation has awarded a $30,000 grant to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana to help enhance employability and soft skills for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Sweetwater has made a gift worth more than $28,000 to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana. The majority of the gift is comprised of musical instruments and funding that that will expand the Easterseals Arc music therapy program.
The Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation has awarded a grant of $5,000 to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana for assistive technology for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The English, Bonter, Mitchell Foundation recently awarded a grant of $75,000 to Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana to support the implementation of Sandata as a care management software system.
The Community Foundation of Whitley County has awarded the Dennis and Judith Hudson Commitment of the Heart Award for 2023 to Jessica Tester. The award recognizes an outstanding direct support professional (DSP) working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities in Whitley County.
Cardinal Services recently received notice from Dekko Foundation that they will match $1 for every $1 raised up to $25,000 in support of Pre-Employment Transition Services program (Pre-ETS). Cardinal Services is aligned with Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana as part of Easterseals Northern Indiana.