People with disabilities face a host of employment barriers, including a lingering stigma that can foster job discrimination. They are twice as likely to be unemployed when compared to the general population, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics—yet roughly half of unemployed people with developmental disabilities say they want to work. EPI-HAB … How EPI-HAB Can Accommodate Job Placement Centers with Clients Who Have Disabilities
On May 9, EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc. continued its “Six Decades of Service” celebration with a $6,000 donation to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home. Sunshine Acres provides a loving home for children who are separated from their parents and helps them establish long-term relationships with stable parental figures—preparing them for success in their adult lives. Since it … EPI-HAB Advances $60K Mission with Donation to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home
The word “love” gets thrown out a lot around Valentine’s Day, but EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc. spent the holiday week showing what compassion looks like in action. Matt Redmann, EPI-HAB’s Executive Director, presented a $10,000 check to Dr. Varina Boerwinkle of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The donation will support the global medical community leader’s research in targeting … EPI-HAB “Shares the Love” with $10,000 Donation to Phoenix Children’s Hospital
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 Disabled Adults by Participating in Lura Turner Homes Golf Tournament
EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc. was founded in 1958 by a group of concerned citizens and business leaders who volunteered their time and efforts to provide meaningful employment opportunities for individuals with epilepsy. Government grants and donated funds helped start EPI-HAB, but the goal from the beginning was for the company to become self-supporting. EPI-HAB’s Founders The … FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A Look Back at the Founders of EPI-HAB Phoenix, Inc.