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March Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota news

We volunteer icons and mentors Jay and TrishMarried and mentoring

Meet Trish and Jay – married for 25 years – and each of them a Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota volunteer mentor!
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We educate icon and Michael Wirth-Davis, President & CEOA note from the president

One important tool we have for eliminating barriers is our volunteer program. The volunteers that help out in our programs do a tremendous job of helping participants gain the skills they need to succeed at a job, or in getting the job they really want.
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We impact icon and three diverse peopleGoodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota gets highest level of accreditation from CARF

In March, Goodwill-Easter Seals learned that the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has given them another three-year accreditation, their highest level of accreditation. Goodwill-Easter Seals has maintained continuous CARF accreditation since 1977.
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We partner icon and participant speaking at State CapitolGoodwill-Easter Seals participant testifies in the legislature

In late March, Goodwill-Easter Seals was privileged to have one of our participants, Ahmed Ali, testify in the Minnesota House Job Growth Committee on a career pathways bill (HF2716). This bill would increase funding and help more Minnesotans receive the training and education needed to obtain high-demand, well-paying careers.
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Did you know?

In 2015, Goodwill-Easter Seals received 40,516 hours of volunteer service.

We volunteer text with women during an interviewYou can become a mentor!

Resolve to help change lives in 2016! With a few hours training you can become a Volunteer Mentor
Our volunteer mentors make a huge difference in the lives of our participants – and it only takes a small time commitment a month. The mentor training is 6 hours of engaging, informative information – offered monthly. You'll learn what it means to be an effective mentor.
Find out how you can get involved
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Tuesday, April 19 – Disability Tuesday at the Capitol
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Thursday, April 21 – Mentor Training, Part I
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Tuesday, April 26 – Employment Training Information
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Thursday, April 28 – Mentor Training, Part II
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Now available

Find out how we made an impact in our 2015 annual report.

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