BWAY Corporation Thanks AECDC for Assisting an Employee
Because we were so helpful to one of their staff dealing with a premature birth, BWAY (a manufacturer of metal and plastic packaging for a wide variety of needs) decided to make us one of the two beneficiaries of their charitable giving fund-raiser. Many thanks to BWAY and their caring and generous staff! Adam Cohen, AECDC Program Assistant,...
Wheelchair Helps a Family Financially and Emotionally
Recently we were contacted by a social worker at a local hospital. The worker was concerned about a young woman who has had numerous complications with Type 1 Diabetes throughout her life. In the past year, she had had more than a dozen emergency room visits and hospitalizations. Completely dependent on her parents, this young woman had become...
Summary of Services Provided by the BEST Program in 2015-2016
With a budget of $98,000, 619 families with 1,178 children, were served through BEST between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. These families are counted only once, when first referred, no matter how many times they make requests. Together, these 619 families made 1,959 requests for services, and we were able to fill 95% of these requests. The lowest...