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LIFT grant to help students transition into college, workplace

January 2, 2014

Photo by Amy Cherry – LIFT staff including, from left to right, Bob Mecca, executive director; Hope Weichman, deputy director; Kelley Hritz, independent living coordinator; Charlie Williams, transition coordinator; Scott Neil, LINK coordinator; and Cindy Feldbauer, finance manager are shown with Neil Parham of Highmark as he presents a grant check to the organization.

Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) recently received a $5,000 grant from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield for its Peer Based Transition Support Services (PBTSS) program designed to help students with disabilities during life's major transitional phases.

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