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New Ropes Course!

Generous Donation Makes New Ropes Course a Reality Made possible by a generous donation from the Gregory C. Van Wie Charitable Foundation, an updated ropes course, complete with new climbing tower and ziplines, debuted at Easter Seals Wisconsin Camps this summer. Campers are having a terrific time challenging themselves on the course and, at the […]

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Attention Amazon Shoppers!

Giving Made Easy – Attention Amazon Shoppers! A simple switch from Amazon to Amazon Smile helps support Easter Seals Wisconsin programs. Use the link https://smile.amazon.com/ and select Easter Seals Wisconsin as your charity of choice. (You many have to manually enter it.) Amazon will contribute a portion of each of your purchase totals to Easter […]

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Exploring Rural Job Options

Full Steam Ahead: Exploring Rural Job Options in Wisconsin Easter Seals Wisconsin FARM Program and the Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) have come together to provide a different type of learning experience for students in high school with disabilities. Exploring Job Options in Rural Wisconsin is a course focusing on Agricultural careers and all […]

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Guardianship Program: A couple’s story

A Couple’s Battle with Dementia & the Importance of Guardianship Cecilia and her husband had been married for over 50 years and never quite got around to doing too much planning for their senior years. When her husband started down the road of dementia, Cecilia’s time was consumed with caring for him and keeping him safe. […]

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Transition Campers Contribute to Event Success

Transition Campers Contribute to Event Success at Madison College This year our Transitions Campers had the chance to volunteer with the rest of the Easter Seals Wisconsin family at the Celebrity Basketball Challenge. Transitions campers focus on skills that will help them transition from living at home to being able to live more independently. The […]

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Elks Address Camp Needs List

Elks Address Camp Needs Wish-list with Surprise Donation at Elks Day Did you know that time off from caring for another – a respite – is the number one need of families with a loved one with disabilities in Wisconsin? For the past 27 years, we have celebrated our partnership with the Wisconsin Elks. On […]

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AmeriCorps Members Vital to Easter Seals

AmeriCorps Members Vital to Easter Seals’ Camp Programs. Join Us! This summer, Easter Seals Wisconsin had 29 AmeriCorps members serving at our Wisconsin Dells camps and in our Madison office. These AmeriCorps members came from across the country to serve a term of National Service at Easter Seals Wisconsin and we are very fortunate to […]

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11th Annual Skip Ellenbecker Memorial Golf Outing

$11,000 Raised for FARM Program at Pine Valley Golf Course The Skip Ellenbecker Memorial Golf Outing was held on Saturday, August 10, at Pine Valley Golf Course in Marathon. The event is held in memory of Skip Ellenbecker, an Easter Seals Wisconsin board member who passed away in 2013, and is organized and attended by […]

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2nd Annual Celebrity Basketball Challenge

Former Badger Athletes Hit the Hardwood to Support Easter Seals The second annual Celebrity Basketball Challenge was held on Saturday, April 13 at Madison College with a crowd easily double the size of that at the inaugural event last year. Some imaginative score-keeping had each team scoring in the triple digits, helping to maintain the […]

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24th Annual Golf Outing for Kids

53 Teams Help Raise $130k at 24th Annual Golf Outing for Kids Easter Seals Wisconsin held its 24th Annual Golf Outing for Kids on Wednesday, June 26 at Wild Rock and Trappers Turn golf courses in Wisconsin Dells. The outing was hosted by Pat and Barry Richter, who were joined by numerous celebrities to benefit […]

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