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Fraternal Order of Police Provides Food and Hope for Families in Port Jervis this Thanksgiving
Date:11/24/2009

Easter Seals New York and the New York State Fraternal Order of Police distributed turkeys, canned food and clothes to local families in Port Jervis, New York

PORT JERVIS, N.Y., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, November 23rd, Easter Seals New York, in partnership with the New York State Fraternal Order of Police, hosted its annual Thanksgiving Outreach at Easter Seals New York's Child Development Center, Project Discovery in Port Jervis. Over 500 local individuals came to the outreach to receive free turkeys, ham, chicken and other trimmings to provide dinner for their families this Thanksgiving.

Mike Essig, Second Vice President of the New York State Fraternal Oder of Police and Easter Seals New York Hudson Valley Regional Board Member said, "Every year we join Easter Seals New York to offer hope for those in Port Jervis who don't have the means for a Thanksgiving meal. The New York State Fraternal Order of Police is honored to help meet this tremendous need by supporting the Easter Seals New York outreach program. We are thrilled to have had the chance to help even more people this year."

The New York State Fraternal Order of Police, Surgeon's Lodge 3, donated the majority of the turkeys, hams, chicken and other Thanksgiving trimmings. Additional food was also donated by various supporters such as Wal-Mart, The Port Jervis Rotary Club and other friends of Easter Seals New York, making this the largest Thanksgiving Community Outreach to date with more than 20,000 pounds of food given away.

John W. McGrath, Senior Vice President of Organizational Development at Easter Seals New York said, "Easter Seals New York knows how important it is for families to come together during the holidays. We are committed to the Port Jervis community and want to make sure that every family has the chance to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal, despite the difficult economy. The New York State Fraternal Order of Police is a champion for those who are less fortunate and we are always very grateful to have their support, especially in times like these."

Easter Seals New York operates at its full capacity at its East Main Street home and provides early education and Universal Pre-K to more than 70 local preschoolers with disabilities and special needs. Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities, and other special needs. For more than 85 years, Easter Seals New York has been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families who love them. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play in their communities. To learn more, please visit www.eastersealsny.org.

SOURCE Easter Seals New York


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