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Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley Receives $10 Million Dollar Gift from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

    December 16 – Dayton, OH – Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley (GESMV) announced today it has received the largest gift in the organization’s history, an unrestricted $10 million dollar gift from author and philanthropist, MacKenzie Scott, to help support the agency’s mission of helping people with disabilities and other disadvantages achieve independence and improve... Read more »
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Meet Joe

Joe was a professional chef working at Wright State Nutter Center. He was working all kinds of events like concerts, and fundraisers, but the job was taxing. “I would work 14 hours a day depending on how big the event.  I was responsible for cooking and cleaning.  My shift would begin at 8 a.m. and... Read more »
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Festive Holiday Sweaters Are Tons of Fun

    Festive holiday sweaters are tons of fun, but what’s even better than one sweater? Well… you probably already guessed based on our blog title. So, grab your partner, roommate, sister — whoever is close to you in your pandemic bubble! — and work together to customize a look that’s twice as nice.  ... Read more »
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What we’re cooking to boost your mood?

What’s for lunch? Did you know that eating well can actually boost your mood? Research is showing that certain foods seem to improve overall brain health and some types of mood disorders. Check out these recipes, selected by GESMV’s own registered dietitian, Nancy Poeschl.   Beans and Lentils In addition to being high in fiber... Read more »
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Meet Ellen

Ellen’s life was on the upswing. She had recently been offered employment through Manpower, but then her incarceration at the Allen County Jail put an end to her plans. While she was still in pre-release status, Ellen met Staci Miles, an employment specialist with Goodwill Easterseals’ Community Outreach Program in Lima. Staci is part of... Read more »
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How to Make a Spooky Tablescape this Halloween

  When it came time to plan a bewitching tablescape for an upcoming Halloween party, I thought I wanted something just a little bit grim, but also very natural. As we all know, squash and pumpkins are obvious decor for the Halloween season, so I was keen to find a faux pumpkin.      ... Read more »
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Waters Health Benefits Can Last a Lifetime

Water has many health benefits that can last throughout our lifetime.    Here are just a few benefits: It helps lubricates the joints Dehydration can cause our pain in our joints and drinking more water might be able to assist with hydration of our cartilage and discs in the spine which are 80% water. Water... Read more »
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