Special Needs

The Sam Bernstein Law Firm Supports Special Needs Swim Program For YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit Youth

Firm to Fund Swim Program for 216 Children with Special Needs
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DETROIT, September 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Sam Bernstein Law Firm has provided funding to the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit’s “Detroit Swims” program, thanks to a unique partnership with CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program. The Sam Bernstein Law Firm’s support will provide eight-week swimming lessons at the Boll Family YMCA for 216 children with physical and cognitive impairments from September 2015 through April 2016.

TeamCITGO Assists Shady Oaks Camp in its Annual Beautification Day for the 15th Consecutive Year

CITGO employees volunteer to help restore facilities for local special needs summer camp
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Lemont, Ill., September 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Members of TeamCITGO, the employee volunteer team at the CITGO Lemont Refinery, helped Shady Oaks Camp in Homer Glen, Ill., prepare its grounds this summer for more than 60 special needs campers for the 2015 summer session. Shady Oaks Camp holds its beautification day annually to refurbish its 30-acre facility for both children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. This year, several volunteers from the Lemont Refinery participated in this day of service.
 

CITGO Leads Cleanup Effort at Camp Aranzazu

Restoration effort part of broader CITGO commitment to health and well-being initiatives
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Volunteers from CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently led a cleanup at Camp Aranzazu, a therapeutic recreational camp for children and adults with special needs. 
 

Kohler Co. Associates Help Special Needs Organization with Musical Prep

Sales team adds local giveback activity to its annual business meeting.
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Setting the Stage for Stewardship

When Kohler Power Systems associates from throughout the U.S. gathered for their 2015 sales kickoff meeting, they were challenged to tap into their creative side.

#DardenDigest: A Prom Night Not to Be Missed

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Prom season is an exciting time for high school students across the country, many of them who celebrate at Olive Garden prior to the dance. We love being part of these celebrations and creating special moments for our guests. At my restaurant, we have one annual prom tradition that is especially meaningful to our team at the Onalaska, Wisconsin, Olive Garden.

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Amway & Easter Seals - The Miracle in the Bronx

Special Needs Met by Special People
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Humbled in the Bronx

“Your child has special needs.”

It’s a diagnosis no parent wants to hear. Immediately, they begin to think about the implications of a life with great challenges. Simple milestones like walking, talking or picking up a toy will require therapy, practice and patience.

In The Bronx, New York, parents face even more obstacles, because they often cannot afford the custom services their child needs. Many do not speak English, which makes it difficult to advocate for their son or daughter.

Amway & KaBOOM! Partner to Create Playground for Children With Special Needs

300 employees build playgound in 6 hours
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Pool splash fights, campfire sing-alongs, cabin scary story time, nature hikes, new friends… summer camp is one of my favorite memories from when I was in school. But imagine if your camp didn’t have a playground.

MassMutual Campaign Drives Awareness of Challenges Facing Families with Children with Special Needs

Company shares a glimpse into the day of a Mother and Son to help Raise Funds for Easter Seals on Facebook
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 17, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- With 20 million American families having at least one member with special needs[1], Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the important decisions and financial challenges they face. MassMutual's Facebook initiative encourages the company's social community to get a glimpse into the day of a mother and child with special needs.

How a Communication Project Changed My Life

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Juan de Dios Pellecer Aldana, 32, is from Villa Nueva, Guatemala.  For the past two years, Juan has participated in the production of "The Intruder" radio soap opera and the weekly "Youth on the Air" radio program in Guatemala.  The program is coordinated by Asociacion Comunicares in partnership with PCI-Media Impact.  In this blog entry, Juan de Dios, who was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalic, tells the story of how participating in this program changed his life.

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Juan de Dios Pellecer Aldana, 32, is from Villa Nueva, Guatemala.  For the past two years, Juan has participated in the production of "The Intruder" radio soap opera and the weekly "Youth on the Air" radio program in Guatemala.  The program is coordinated by Asociacion Comunicares in partnership with PCI-Media Impact.  In this blog entry, Juan de Dios, who was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalic, tells the story of how participating in this program changed his life.

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