Because of YOU

Because of you, when disaster struck, we were able to launch a Telehealth program within weeks, allowing us to continue to see families when in person therapy was not an option. As of May 2020, our entire therapy team was able to be trained, and virtual therapy was resumed with 70% of Easterseals families. "Even …

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A Far-Reaching Footprint: Meet Titus & Teo

Titus (left) and Teo (right) with their mom, Alison and dad, Blake! Meet Titus and Teo! These brothers and their parents travel from Macomb, IL to the Bloomington Easterseals Central Illinois Center almost every day to receive services they need to reach their full potential. Titus is five years old. He loves music, and also …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Spotlight on John Pratt

John has been one of the race directors of Run the Woods for over twenty years! This 5K/8K trail run and 1-Mile Hike is held on the first Saturday of October at Easterseals Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, and brings several hundred runners, volunteers and supporters to Timber Pointe every year while raising money for Easterseals through race entries and …

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A Message of Thanks from Isaac’s Mom

In a year filled with uncertainty, want to share a story with you that fills our hearts with thankfulness. This year, so many generous supporters stepped up to help Easterseals families continue their therapy through Telehealth. Here is a message of thanks from our friend Isaac’s mom, Christina. “Telehealth has been a huge blessing to …

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Meet the Easterseals #OurCommonThreads Artists!

This year, we dedicate our 30th annual tribute to Our Common Threads - the values that have woven our community together throughout 2020. At Easterseals, Our Common Threads are  family, joy, love, friendship and growth. To help us share these threads with the community, we relied on the help of several Easterseals Ambassadors, who in …

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Passage to India: A Cultural Feast at Home

Passage to India is an annual celebration benefitting Easterseals, typically held at the Peoria Civic Center that is widely recognized as a premier cultural event in Central Illinois. This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing guidelines, we pivoted to a virtual event, titling this year's celebration "A Cultural Feast At Home". This …

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Why I Give: A conversation with Tim Erickson of CORE Construction

Tim Erickson, President of CORE Construction, and Becky Dluski, CORE's Office Manager, delivering hand sanitizer and antibacterials wipes to Easterseals CORE Construction. has been a long supporter of Easterseals Central Illinois, with an incredible 25 years of giving. Recently, President Tim Erickson saw a great need and acted swiftly and selflessly to fill it. CORE …

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