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2020 Archive

Portrait of Michele

Nov 29, 2020

Greetings from Michele Blackwell, EDI's new Executive Director

Hello, I am excited to serve Easy Does It and its community, and it’s my honor to engage with the challenges of our current times as a leader and ally. My goal, as tasked by the EDI Board of Directors, is to chart a new path that will protect EDI’s...

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Fast Accessible Safe Transportation & Equipment Repair.

Jun 29, 2020

Berkeley-based Easy Does It expands emergency mobility device repair service

For over 20 years, Easy Does It, a service organization funded by taxpayers in the city of Berkeley, has been providing seniors and people with disabilities non-medical emergency services and other essential support.

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John poses for a portrait with Dede whom he saved from train tracks.

Jan 1, 2020

Woman stuck in East Berkeley train tracks released just in time

Written by Natalie Orenstein and originally posted on Service Providers from Easy Does It, which work with Berkeley Residents in wheelchairs, recalled the harrowing morning. It was the first call John Benson fielded that morning...

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