Archer Daniels Midland Company Donates to Easter Seals

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Easter Seals Southern Georgia received donation for the Cordele Day Solutions Program.

Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $1000 to Easter Seals Southern Georgia, Inc. The donation will go toward the Cordele Day Solutions program, which focuses on community exploration, communication, social interaction, self help and daily living, recreation and leisure activities, job sampling and work experience, as well as, self advocacy.

"This donation will help us in our efforts to include individuals with disabilities in the community and to meet their goals that they set for themselves," said Julie Hall, Director of Day Supports at Easter Seals Southern Georgia. "We thank Archer Daniels Midland Company for their generous donation."

The mission of the Easter Seals Solutions Day Program is to ensure that people with developmental disabilities experience valued roles in the community by providing services and training that supports individual choices and opportunities. The Day Solutions program operates 5 days a week. Individuals meet at the Easter Seals center for opening organizational activities and then go in groups of 3-4 to community based activities based on individual preferences and Individual Service Plan goals. Weekly plans are developed with the individual's input and participation.

The donation was given through ADM Cares. ADM Cares is a social investment program that directs funds to initiatives and organizations that drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress worldwide. The program comprises three distinct focus areas: supporting the responsible development of agriculture, improving the quality of life in ADM communities, and fostering employee giving and volunteer activities.

Easter Seals Southern Georgia creates solutions that change the lives of children, adults and families with disabilities or special needs by offering a variety of programs and services that enable individuals to lead lives of equality, dignity and independence. For more information, visit us online at or call us (229)439-7061.

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