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Erie Gives 2014 approaching

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Remember Stairways Behavioral Health on Aug. 12!

Potential for change and growth lives within us all. Sometimes we need help to bring out that development and greater sense of personal fulfillment we all desire.

On August 12, Stairways Behavioral Health will need your help to make personal wellness a reality for all when it participates in the fourth annual Erie Gives, a day designated for philanthropic donations to non-profit organizations in Erie.

From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., donors can visit www.eriegives.org or call 814-454-0843 to make a donation of $25 or more by using Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards. Stairways will then receive a prorated percentage of the $200,000 in matching funds contributed by the Erie Community Foundation, GE Transportation and Erie Insurance based on how much it collects in donations.

Stairways, which raised $5,580 for the Client Wellness fund in 2013, will again focus this year’s contributions toward its personal wellness efforts, which support individuals in their wellness initiatives by providing resources like nutritional activities, new sneakers and fitness memberships.

"Riding bikes, going to the Y and fishing with our kids are all things we love to do," said Kim Stucke, chief development officer at Stairways. "You can help make someone else have this special feeling by contributing to Stairways on Erie Gives." 

In keeping with our wellness initiatives, donations will also help fund programs at BLOOM Collaborative, 138 E. 26th St. 

BLOOM’s classes and experiences are dedicated to promoting growth and positive change—for individuals, groups and neighborhoods within Erie and surrounding communities. BLOOM offers services and programs meant to foster holistic health and well-being such as art, nutrition, gardening, yoga and meditation.

Improved well-being is the key to healthier people and a healthier community – and a cause Stairways Behavioral Health and BLOOM Collaborative are committed to achieving.

Visit online at www.BLOOMCollaborative.org for more information and remember us on Erie Gives Day, August 12. All donations to Stairways Behavioral Health will be used to expand wellness activities through BLOOM Collaborative.


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