Pittsburgh, PA (January 31, 2024) — Life’sWork of Western PA is honored to announce that it has received grant funding from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Foundation to help expand employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Life’sWork of Western PA is a nonprofit leader in providing employment opportunities to those in need with disabilities and other forms of barriers to employment.
The grant from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust will support Life’sWork of Western PA programs and employment support services, including vocational assessment, job shadowing and work-based learning experiences, placement and follow-on support, as well as customized training programs for individuals with disabilities and other conditions that make employment difficult.
“We are honored to be the recipient of grant funding from the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust,” says Timothy Parks, president and chief executive officer of Life’sWork of Western PA. “This support will make a tremendous impact on the lives of many individuals and their families by providing opportunities for meaningful employment and a life of purpose. We are grateful to the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust for recognizing the need for inclusive employment support services and for its commitment to our mission and investing in lives.”
Life’sWork of Western PA has been providing services to families in crisis and individuals in its community with disabilities and other barriers to employment throughout southwestern Pennsylvania for over 96 years.
About Life’sWork of Western PA
Life’sWork of Western PA is a nonprofit organization empowering people to live the life they choose. Life’sWork partners with people with disabilities, individuals with other barriers to employment, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships.
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