Camp – Giving kids a transformative experience

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A.J. is a fun loving 11-year-old like most other kids. Unlike other kids though, A.J. hasn’t lived a single year of his life without breaking at least one bone. A.J. has osteogenesis imperfect, most commonly known as brittle bone disorder. In the beginning, A.J.’s parents, Arlene and James, were overwhelmed to learn of their son’s rare diagnosis. Their “new normal,” as … [Read more...]

Entertainment One supports Easter Seals camps

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Bina and her husband Bharat are dedicated supporters of Easter Seals Ontario and have been for about three years. They are monthly donors and members of our President’s Circle. As if this support weren’t enough, Bina recently rallied her coworkers to support Easter Seals as well. Through bake sales, raffles and 50/50 draws, Bina raised just over $3,000 at her workplace, … [Read more...]

Taking life one day at a time

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As Fabiana and Stelios Nikolakakis were expecting their second child they wanted nothing more than a healthy newborn baby. Unfortunately, their reality was very different. Their son, Gabriel, was born at 26 weeks and spent 146 days in the NICU. The doctors spoke a lot about mental delays, physical disabilities, and “50 different things he could develop, but I don’t remember … [Read more...]

A peek inside the world of an Easter Seals family…

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Easter Seals Ontario has run out of funds for financial assistance this year, but, there are kids like Aidan across Ontario who still need our help and are now on a waitlist. Watch the video and meet Aidan: Without your support, families with financial burdens will struggle to offer their children with physical disabilities the opportunities that all kids deserve. In … [Read more...]

Chloe’s family doesn’t know why she can’t walk. But they DO know that Easter Seals is here to support them

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While most of the world is preparing to send their kids back to school, parents Linda and Philip are wondering if their daughter Chloe will ever be able to walk or hold her own head up. Donate to Easter Seals and support families like Chloe’s Chloe was born after a healthy pregnancy and delivery. It was not until she was a few months old that Linda and Philip noticed that … [Read more...]