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Katie Slade

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  • Walk-in & Interview With Us October 25

    What's a walk-in interview, you ask? It's a little like speed dating - we'll each get a good idea if this working relationship will be a good fit. Unlike speed dating, we'll spring for lunch. Want some more tips? We sat down with our HR Specialist (aka recruiter-extraordinaire) to get answers to your most frequently asked questions.

  • Thank You For Helping Fulfill Over 270 Needs!

    There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than by giving to others. The feeling you get when watching someone open the perfect gift you found or knowing you gave a gift to someone who wouldn't normally receive one is heartwarming and hard to match.

  • Year End Giving - Your Gift Makes a Difference

    As 2016 draws to a close, we remember all the experiences we have had. Whether these moments have been good, bad or in-between, 2016 was another year we were able to have these experiences, build relationships, and spend time doing the things we love.

  • Qualified Charitable Distributions – A Tax Savings Opportunity

    Qualified Charitable Distributions are now a permanent part of the tax code as a result of legislation passed by Congress a year ago. We will give you a quick idea of how this charitable giving tool could benefit you.*

  • Be a Part of the Tradition

    There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than by giving to others. The feeling you get when watching someone open the perfect gift you found or knowing you gave a gift to someone who wouldn't normally receive one is heartwarming and hard to match.

  • The Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) Board of Directors Announces Bargain Sale Donation

    In a generous bargain sale, John Pedersen, Frank Dowie, III, and Mac McCausland, owners of the 8,085-square-foot PDCM Insurance building on University Avenue, have sold the building to Exceptional Persons, Inc.

  • More Than You See 2016 Bigger, Better Than Ever

    2016's More Than You See dueling pianos, silent auction benefit will be better than ever! New date, new location, new dueling pianos! This is an event you won't want to miss.

  • #GivingTuesday

    You know about Black Friday, a day of deals, shopping, and rushing. You know about Cyber Monday, a day to finish up all the shopping you didn't get done on Black Friday from the comfort of your living room. But, do you know about #GivingTuesday? {Continue reading for more about #GivingTuesday - what it's all about and how YOU can be a part of it!}

  • Thinking Outside of the Gift Giving Box

    It happened every year. I'd get to the end of my holiday shopping and one or two names would continue staring back at me, refusing to submit to the will of my frenzied shopping. Someone please tell me, just what exactly do you get for that loved one who has everything? {Continue reading for ideas}

  • The Gift That Keeps Giving

    Barbara was born on October 19, 1921, in Marshalltown, Iowa. She later married Ralph Emerson. The two moved a couple of times until settling in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area for a number of years in part because their daughter, Barbara Diane Emerson, was placed at the Woodward community.

  • What is a Direct Support Professional?

    Each year, a week in September is designated as Direct Support Professional(DSP) Recognition Week to honor and thank DSPs everywhere. In honor of DSP Recognition Week 2015, we asked a few people, "What is a Direct Support Professional?"

  • You Are the Difference

    In 2013, only 17.6% of persons with a disability were employed.* For persons served by EPI you helped countless persons with disabilities realize their dream to work in the community.

  • Sparks, EPI Mentioned in Senator Grassley's Bipartisan Bill

    Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) is proud to be a part of a bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Thursday, June 18, titled the "Transition to Independence Act," (Senate Bill 1604), and co-sponsored by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR).

  • More Than You See Raises Awareness

    More Than You See was created after learning of an actual situation we fear happens all too often.

  • Best Thing Since "Sliced Bread"

    Ok, so maybe you've never used the phrase, "that's the best thing since sliced bread." But, we'd venture to guess you still appreciate a good modern day convenience - something that makes your life easier. The drive up window, pay at the pump (especially on those blustery cold days), electronic downloads, and the list goes on.

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