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Articles Posted January 2014

ESCA Registers with AmazonSmile

posted January 03, 2014
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support East Suburban Citizen Advocacy every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to ESCA.
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to AmazonSmile to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select East Suburban Citizen Advocacy, Inc to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation.

Just a Note: Butterfly Note Cards

posted January 02, 2014
Just a Note:  Butterfly Note CardsA generous donation for the Art from the Heart program from Bill Foster provided ESCA with a unique opportunity. By creating and printing blank notecards, we were able to showcase art created by Alek Siegel, a participant in the program and at the same time honor the memory of Debora Foster, Board member of the FISA Foundation and an advocate for women, girls and people with disabilities. Alek, an individual on the autism spectrum, enjoys drawing, painting and entertaining others with his outstanding movie trivia knowledge and on the piano. He has been working through ESCA to gain work experiences, make social connections and to build self-advocacy skills.
The newly printed colorful Butterfly Note Cards are now available for purchase in packets of 10 for $10 at the ESCA office and our other Art from the Heart locations.

Community Work Opportunity

posted January 02, 2014
Community Work OpportunityIn keeping with our mission statement, Clelian Center Employment Services have been providing a weekly cleaning service at our office, Charlie’s in Monroeville, Latrobe Arts Center and Pap’s in Monroeville. The cleaning teams have been doing an awesome job. We are excited to have facilitated inclusive work opportunities within our community. Thanks to all our community partners. (see photo gallery – Clelian Cleaning)