Mary Anne Ehlert, President of Protected Tomorrows Charities, is the
sibling of a sister with cerebral palsy.
She has been inspired and dedicated to working in the disability
field as a result of her life experiences. Mary Anne, a financial
professional, grew up in a household which revolved around her sister
Marcia, who had cerebral palsy, and understands the many challenges
her parents faced with caring for Marcia.
In many different ways, she has helped thousands of families find
resources and do the important special needs planning which protects
their futures. The mission of Protected Tomorrows Charities is to educate and inform and
as a result Mary Anne speaks frequently to groups sharing her unique
The Protected Tomorrows Charities web site is a response to the many needs
expressed by our families and provides an on-line newsletter as
well as answers to many disability questions. The site offers information
about connecting with other families, working successfully with
government agencies, keeping up with changes in the law, finding
important resources, becoming an advocate for your family member
and finding out about the latest research.