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  • January 20, 2023

    Life Conference 2023

    Life Conference 2023
    The annual LIFE Conference is a joint effort of many Delaware organizations that support person with disabilities and their families. In 2023, The Arc of Delaware was a silver sponsor of ...
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  • January 20, 2023

    MLK DAY CELEBRATION

    MLK DAY CELEBRATION
    On January 16, 2023 The Arc of Delaware hosted a day of service honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over 50 residents of neighborhood homes in Delaware, along ...
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  • January 18, 2023

    Annual Appeal Success

    Annual Appeal Success
    Our Annual Appeal, which ran for 6 weeks at the end of 2022, surpassed expectations! Thanks to the generous spirit of new and recurring donors, we’ve exceeded last year’s contributions by ...
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  • December 28, 2022

    Happy Holidays Dance 2022

    Happy Holidays Dance 2022
    The Arc of Delaware’s final dance of the year was filled with good tidings and cheer! Over 250 guests, many dressed in festive attire, celebrated with music played by the ever-popular ...
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  • December 21, 2022

    Thank you, Morris Nichols

    Thank you, Morris Nichols
    A very big thanks to Morris Nichols Arsht &Tunnell LLP for its $20,000 award to The Arc of Delaware in support of its mission. We will use these funds to ...
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  • December 20, 2022

    Thank you, Chichester duPont Foundation

    Thank you, Chichester duPont Foundation
    A huge thank you to the Chichester duPont Foundation for awarding $25,000 to The Arc of Delaware in support of our outreach program. These funds will be used to improve ...
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  • December 19, 2022

    Thank you, BTL Foundation

    Thank you, BTL Foundation
    Thank you to Bangalore T. Lakshman (BTL) Foundation for awarding a $1000 mini-grant to The Arc of Delaware for its employment program. We will use these funds to continue providing ...
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  • December 18, 2022

    Hidden Heroes on the Job

    Hidden Heroes on the Job
    Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, an energy delivery company headquartered in Dover, DE, actively values its diverse workforce. In 2014, Vice President Stacie Roberts contacted The Arc of Delaware to inquire about ...
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  • December 15, 2022

    Thanksgiving Dance 2022

    Thanksgiving Dance 2022
    About 260 friends came together in November at Wyoming UM church in Dover to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with dance, food and fun. We met several first-timers this month and ...
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  • December 15, 2022

    Annual Appeal 2022

    Annual Appeal 2022
    Dear Members and Supporters: Thank you so much for all your support in the last year! Your generosity enabled The Arc of Delaware to continue promoting and protecting the rights of about ...
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  • October 31, 2022

    Dancing and Costumes and Games, Oh My!

    Dancing and Costumes and Games, Oh My!
    The Mid-Del Halloween Dance in Dover was the first indoor event held after two years of Covid restrictions. Over 200 excited participants showed up ready to celebrate with their friends ...
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  • October 24, 2022

    2022 Annual Business Meeting and Award

    2022 Annual Business Meeting and Award
    Over 45 people attended The Arc of Delaware 2022 Annual Business meeting, held on October 18th at the Delaware State Troopers Association in Dover. The evening started with a social hour, ...
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  • October 11, 2022

    A Great Day for Golf!

    A Great Day for Golf!
    August 1, 2022 dawned bright and breezy for The Arc of Delaware 30th annual Golf Tournament and Silent Auction, held once again at Hartefeld National in Avondale, PA. This sold-out ...
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  • August 26, 2022

    Mid-Summer Fun!

    Mid-Summer Fun!
    Despite the heat, about 100 people came out on a Friday night in July to enjoy music, dancing and socializing at The Arc of Delaware summer dance party in Dover. ...
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  • August 25, 2022

    Palmer Home Grant

    Palmer Home Grant
    Thank you to Palmer Home, Inc. for awarding $2000 to The Arc of Delaware in 2022. This Dover foundation provides funding to organizations that benefit the elderly in Kent county. ...
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  • August 11, 2022

    Kent County Levy Court Grant

    Kent County Levy Court Grant
    Thank you to Kent County Levy Court for awarding The Arc of Delaware a $1,000 Community Service grant in 2022. These supplemental funds will be used to support our services ...
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  • August 10, 2022

    New Federal Guidance on School Discipline

    New Federal Guidance on School Discipline
    The Department of Education, Office for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released their long-anticipated Discipline Guidance Package in July, 2022. The guidance ...
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  • August 08, 2022

    Thank You, Delaware General Assembly

    Thank You, Delaware General Assembly
    A big thanks to the Delaware General Assembly for providing The Arc of Delaware with a grant of $15,000 in 2022. These Grant-In-Aid funds are appropriated each year by the ...
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  • July 12, 2022

    SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act

    SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act
    The following press release was issued by The Arc of the U.S. on May 5, 2022. The Arc Supports Bill to Allow People with Disabilities to Earn and Save More Money Washington, ...
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  • July 05, 2022

    BofA Grant Supports Employment Program

    BofA Grant Supports Employment Program
    A big thank you to Bank of America for awarding $20,000 to The Arc of Delaware in support of its employment program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This ...
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