Author Archives: Matt Redmann

EPI-HAB Supports Disabled Adults by Participating in Lura Turner Homes Golf Tournament

In September, EPI-HAB Phoenix Inc., a non-profit/501(c) 3 organization, sponsored a foursome (three customers and EPI-HAB’s Executive Director) to compete in The 21st Annual Lura Turner Homes Golf Tournament. All proceeds from the golf tournament benefit the Lura Turner Homes’ mission: to house and care for adults living with developmental disabilities in Phoenix. Founded in 1965, Lura Turner […]

EPI-HAB Supports Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona, Attends Gala

Staying true to our organization’s values, EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc. recently sponsored a table at the Waves of Change for Epilepsy Gala. Four board members and their guests as well as EPI-HAB controller Torrey Rogers and his guest represented our organization’s commitment to the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona. The Great Gatsby-themed event took place at the […]

EPI-HAB Employee Demonstrates Perseverance while Balancing Work and School

EPI-HAB Phoenix Inc.’s staff of expert assemblers and supervisor superheroes is united around a single goal: “to provide meaningful employment for individuals with epilepsy and other challenges by performing valued work for area businesses.” Each member of this hardworking dream team brings a unique skill to his or her role and has an interesting story […]

Meet the Team: An Interview with EPI-HAB Employee Yanet Velazquez

Two years ago, we kicked off a series of blogs and e-blasts introducing EPI-HAB Phoenix Inc.’s hardworking employees to our readers, partners and friends. These employee spotlights help us recognize their milestones and achievements and showcase our team’s diverse backgrounds, interests and talents. Plus, it provides a better picture of our company when employees can […]

EPI-HAB Board Membership: Unlock Your Potential, Fuel Your Career

Americans have always valued volunteerism and today, the commitment is stronger than ever. The U.S. adult volunteering rate has increased by more than 32 percent since 1989.  Numerous studies have shown that volunteering strengthens communities, reduces stress, increases life expectancy and can even advance your career! However, as a busy professional, it can be challenging […]

From Simple Hand Labor to Complex Assembly, EPI-HAB Does It All

Founded in 1958, EPI-HAB Phoenix Inc. is a totally self-sufficient, not-for-profit company focused on providing meaningful employment for individuals with epilepsy and other challenges, primarily through hand labor services. Since the start of the year, our team has been involved in a long list of fulfilling projects, and we’ve been proud to see several of EPI-HAB’s customers […]

EPI-HAB Employee Fulfills 30-Year Dream of U.S. Citizenship

Esthela Moran, an employee with EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc., is all smiles these days. Thirty years ago, Esthela left Mexico, the only home she had ever known, and embarked on an adventure to the United States for a chance at a better quality of life. Esthela says she grew to “love everything about the United States,” […]

EPI-HAB Recycles Bras to Support and Empower Women in Need

Everyday items are often taken for granted by those who can afford them. Whereas a simple wardrobe staple, like a bra, is considered a luxury to women and girls impacted by difficult circumstances like natural disasters, human trafficking and domestic violence. And while 95 percent of clothes (worn and torn) can be recycled, only 15 […]

Proposition 206: What Does It Mean for EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc.?

EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc. faces a big question in 2017: As Arizona’s controversial new wage rule kicks in, will this nonprofit company employing the disabled continue to thrive…or struggle? The passing of Proposition 206 is great news for Arizona workers, but many business owners fear varying degrees of fallout, including an increase in automation, job loss […]

Meet the Team: An Interview with Charles Johnson, EPI-HAB’s Custodian

At EPI-HAB, our team is united around a single goal: “to provide meaningful employment for individuals with epilepsy and other challenges by performing valued work for area businesses.” And while each of our employees brings a unique skill set to his or her role, they all equally represent the spirit of our organization: dedicated, passionate and acutely […]