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Information from The Arc Pennsylvania: Survey Finds Pennsylvanians’ Support for Community Services for People with Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Maureen Cronin

April 30, 2015 Executive Director

717-234-2621

Harrisburg, Pa. – Pennsylvanians’ believe that people with disabilities are best served living at home. Results of a survey released today, showed almost three out of four Pennsylvanians (74%) would be willing to pay a little more in state taxes to help support people with disabilities. The survey, commissioned by The Arc of Pennsylvania and conducted by the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin and Marshall College, was completed by 1,000 residents across the state from May 21 to June 23, 2014.

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State Funding Crucial in Helping Disabled Adults

In the wake of a disabled man abandoned in a Cobbs Creek park by his own mother, NBC10 started looking at families with members who are also disabled. NBC10′s Rosemary Connor’s spoke to Audrey Coccia from Vision for Equality and discovered that finances and the age of the child play a big role in what services they can receive.

 

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VFE-Riversharks Flyer 2015

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TICKETS AND FOOD VOUCHERS  must be purchased by FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015

CONTACT:  Maria Melendez  @ 267-765-0309

Email:  Mmelendez@visionforequality.org

 


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