Across the country, individuals and families have felt the painful loss of direct care professionals (DSPs). These skilled and essential home health workers, who provide many adults with IDD the hands-on support they need to live, work and socialize in their communities, earn much less than their value, averaging about $12/hour(1). Poor pay for demanding […]
Month: June 2022
Outdoor Dance Welcomes Summer
Thanks to D.J. Lori T., the music was non-stop and thanks to the Wesley Women in Faith, plenty of refreshments were available as The Arc of Delaware kicked off summer with an outdoor dance on May 28th. With plenty of room for moves in the parking lot of the Wyoming U.M. church in Dover, this […]
Thank you, Allstate Foundation!
A big thank you to the Allstate Foundation for supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. And special thanks to Allstate agent Tavis Navarro, who nominated The Arc of Delaware for this $500 Helping Hand grant. The Allstate Foundation supports the causes that Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and employees care about most by providing […]
Run/Walk/Roll 2022 Finishes Strong
A big thanks to everyone who participated in The Arc of Delaware 2022 Virtual Run/Walk/Roll! Thanks to your enthusiasm and the generosity of donors, we raised over $6000 to help support our advocacy and programs throughout the state. The winning team with the most donations, for the second year in a row, was Kimmy’s Fundraiser. […]