Abilities Shining Through Community Partnerships Luncheon

Featuring original Easterseals artwork, entertainment and unique seasonal menu created by Chef Jamil Pineda using herbs and produce from Easterseals’ organic farm. This year’s mission is to raise awareness of our programs, their impact, and recognize Program Partners in our community. Our Art … [Read more...]

Easterseals Art Gallery Show

Our inaugural Easterseals Art Show hosted by State of the Arts Gallery was an incredible success opening night! The evening had the perfect ingredients: fabulous art by our Easterseals artists, art patrons and a spirit of celebrating abilities shining! To see all the pictures from the Art Show, … [Read more...]

Easterseals Kids Team wins 2nd Place

Accepting the very generous donation from Cathy Klettke on behalf of Boca Grande Charities for our participation in the Gasparilla Island Kids Class Tarpon Tournament, where kids helping kids and helping abilities shine came together to help all our Project Rainbow families continue to receive … [Read more...]

Easter Seals SWFL is swinging into spring with a host of events!

May 9 -  June 27: A FREE opportunity for Parents, Grandparents, Child Care professionals, Early Learning educators and Caregivers to attend eight workshops focusing on specific areas of child development and learning using demonstrations and hand-on activities. Each session is 2 hours 5:30-7:30PM … [Read more...]

The Herald Tribune Recaps Easter Seals 70th Anniversary Celebration

  For 70 years, Easter Seals Southwest Florida has worked tirelessly - though largely under the radar - for disabled children and adults on the Suncoast. At its 70th Anniversary Gala, held at the Ritz-Carlton, nearly 400 guests came out to celebrate the organization's 70 years of … [Read more...]

Easter Seals Receives Grant For New Sensory Room

The Jerome and Mildred Paddock Foundation donated $5,000 for a new sensory room. The room will be used to help treat children and adults with autism spectrum disorder. The grant will go towards new equipment to help therapists’ better service children and adults with varying levels of the … [Read more...]

Lifelike Pet Portraits

Our talented artists here at Easter Seals Southwest Florida are busier than ever creating a wide array of beautiful projects. Recently we have begun commissioning pet portraits for those who are interested in capturing the likeness of their beloved family pet into a beautiful portrait keepsake. … [Read more...]

BB&T Insurance Revitalizes Easter Seals Courtyard

Easter Seals would like to extend a huge thank you to the staff of BB&T Insurance for all the hard work and time that they committed to helping beautify our courtyard. Thanks to all their efforts and for selecting Easter Seals as the beneficiary of their annual Light House Project our students … [Read more...]

Easter Seals Receives Miracle Belts From Anonymous Donnor

  Easter Seals of Southwest Florida has recently received a generous donation of Miracle Belts from an anonymous donor to help assist its clients during therapy sessions. The belts have been proven to help improve body awareness for children with sensory needs including those with autism, … [Read more...]

Disabilities Ride the Waves and the Water

Students and clients from Easter Seals, Loveland Center and Community Haven were given the opportunity of a lifetime... to ski like the pros. Thanks to a special adaptive water ski clinic hosted by Ski-A-Rees professionals students like Nadia McKinnon and Daniel Frank were able to ditch their wheel … [Read more...]