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Rodney Inspecting a Wheelchair.

Dec 30, 2022

The December Update

It’s that time of year once again. On top of being able to spend quality time with friends and family, there’s a whole lot more to be excited about, given the season. Although the latest Covid variants are presenting a threat, and the flu is making a resurgence, we’re a lot better off than we were last year...

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Live as You Choose. EDI's tagline appears on a table runner.

Nov 18, 2022

November at Easy Does It

All of us at Easy Does It have been hard at work - focused on our mission of providing emergency services and other essential supports that enable and enhance independent living - and we have accomplished a lot this year. We answered phone calls 24 hours a day and responded...

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Rodney assisting a FASTER client with quick repairs to their power chair.

Sep 23, 2022

Tune Ups at the Healthy Living Festival

We were incredibly excited to participate in one of the most significant annual events committed to Oakland seniors, the Healthy Living Festival. A few key team members showed their support for our agency and educated the Oakland senior community on what our FASTER program can do...

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A collection of EDI Flyers

Aug 29, 2022

What's New in August

Greetings, Friends of Easy Does It, I hope you are managing to stay cool. Berkeley has been feeling as hot as the other side of the Caldecott lately! Summer is officially upon the Bay Area; remember to keep cool and stay hydrated. Whenever you need assistance, we are...

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EDI van parked in front of Alta Bates medical center.

Jun 28, 2022

Support Easy Does It

We rely on the support of our community to continue providing fast, 24/7 services. Any support is greatly appreciated; with as little as $15, we can ensure a client has a working mobility device. Donate today and help ensure Berkeley seniors and people with...

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Ed & Ayanna relaxing at the Outreach Booth during juneteenth.

Jun 23, 2022

What's New in June

A Message from the EDI Board of Directors We greatly value your input and feedback, both positive and negative. We care deeply about the community we serve because we are members of that community; every board member is a person with a disability, and, like you, most...

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Attendees of Berkeley's Juneteenth festival marching with a BLM sign.

Jun 3, 2022

See you at Berkeley's Juneteenth Festival

Juneteenth is just around the corner; if you aren’t already familiar, it commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and is an opportunity to celebrate African American culture. Berkeley’s annual celebration is no exception; you can expect tons of...

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EDI's office space before being furnished.

Mar 31, 2022

First Community Meeting of 2022

Zoom Meeting Details Join Via Zoom Join Via Phone: +1 206-337-9723 We're incredibly excited to announce that our community meeting is slated to
occur on April 14th via Zoom at 6 PM. Not only is this the first community meeting of 2022, but It's also the first since...

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Screenshot of the Team on a Zoom call

Feb 10, 2022

Running Remotely: How we've kept our team safe despite Omicron

The 20's continue to throw unprecedented challenges our way. As we approached the new year many of us at EDI were excited to start to see a
little bit of normalcy return to our work lives. We were finally starting to think about things like getting...

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Rodney and John diagnosing an issue with a clients chair.

Jan 28, 2022

Welcoming Rodney to the Repair Team

We're incredibly excited to announce that Easy Does It is once again totally capable of handling your equipment repairs. We just added a new repair tech to our team, Rodney. Rodney has been with EDI for years and is quite excited to dive into this new role. Prior to...

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