Friends of East Shore Industries, Inc. Fund
East Shore Industries, Inc. is dedicated to the mission of assisting individuals with disabilities in obtaining their personal independence and employment goals. It opened in 1973 to 10 clients. Today, ESI serves over 100 individuals annually through various day service programs, a school to work transition program, a community job placement program and in-house subcontract work.
Circumstances that may have affected an individual include: developmental disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, other neurological disorders, brain trauma, alcoholism, drug dependency and serious and persistent mental illness. It is the goal of ESI to provide diverse employment opportunities and day services which develops life skills and fosters independence, allowing each individual it works with the opportunity to contribute to his or her own well-being and to the community in which they live. ESI relies on grants, community donations, and money raised from its fundraising events to make its work possible.