The Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA presented Advocacy Awards on May 13 to The Hon. Elizabeth Dole, former U.S. Senator (NC) and founder of The Elizabeth Dole Foundation, and Booz Allen Hamilton and its Chairman of the Board Dr. Ralph Shrader at its annual Advocacy Awards Dinner at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC.
The award honors military, government and business leaders for their exemplary commitment to advancing opportunities for children and adults with disabilities or special needs, including wounded warriors, military, veterans and their families.
“The high caliber of dignitaries, business leaders, government officials, sponsors and volunteers reflects the quality and importance of Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA programs in our region,” KippsDeSanto & Co. Managing Director Bob Kipps said. “As a board member and sponsor of the Advocacy Awards, I know that I am making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and special needs and strengthening our community through Easter Seals.”
Event proceeds support Easter Seals critical programs throughout the region. Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs, and their families, have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
The mission of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation is to uplift American military and veteran caregivers by strengthening the services afforded to them through innovation, evidence-based research and collaboration.