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  • June 27, 2022

    JFC Approves Benchmark Funds for DSP Providers

    JFC Approves Benchmark Funds for DSP Providers
    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 ...
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  • June 22, 2022

    Outdoor Dance Welcomes Summer

    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 ...
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  • June 20, 2022

    Thank you, Allstate Foundation!

    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 ...
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  • June 17, 2022

    Run/Walk/Roll 2022 Finishes Strong

    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 ...
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  • April 08, 2022

    Calling all advocates!

    Calling all advocates!
    At the end of March, advocates and members of Congress gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to show their support for disability rights, including a much-needed ...
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  • February 17, 2022

    February is for Members

    February is for Members
    For over 60 years, The Arc has been at the forefront of civil rights and inclusion of people with IDD. We have fought to close institutions, open school doors, and ...
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  • January 31, 2022

    New initiative for self-advocacy

    New initiative for self-advocacy
    The Arc of Delaware is pleased to announce that it has received a renewable $25,000 grant from the Delaware Disabilities Council to support development of a new statewide self-advocacy program ...
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  • December 23, 2021

    Ursuline Students Host Holiday Party

    Ursuline Students Host Holiday Party
    Kudos to Ursuline Academy for sharing the joy of the holidays by hosting a Christmas party on December 7th for 49 people with IDD. Since 2006, Ursuline has reached out to ...
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  • December 09, 2021

    Holiday Lunch with Santa

    Holiday Lunch with Santa
    Thanks to everyone who came out to The Arc of Delaware holiday event on December 4, 2021. This year, under sunny and unseasonably warm skies, we hosted a Christmas-themed “Park ...
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  • November 22, 2021

    A Time for Giving

    A Time for Giving
    Dear Members and Supporters, Thank you so much for all your support in the last year! Because you believe in our mission, The Arc of Delaware was able to continue advocating for ...
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  • October 29, 2021

    Halloween Fun

    Halloween Fun
    Responding to constant requests for a “live event”, The Arc of Delaware held its premier Halloween drive-through event in Dover on October 23, 2021. The weather was great, and spirits ...
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  • October 14, 2021

    New Board of Directors

    New Board of Directors
    The Arc of Delaware annual business meeting was a virtual event in 2021. Held on October 13, Executive Director Susannah Eaton-Ryan and current officers provided a recap of the past ...
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  • October 01, 2021

    New Executive Director Named

    New Executive Director Named
    The Arc of Delaware is very pleased to introduce its new Executive Director, Susannah Eaton-Ryan. Susannah joined the organization in 2010, serving as Director of Employment before expanding her responsibilities ...
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  • September 23, 2021

    Updated web site

    Updated web site
    We’re excited to announce a refreshed upgrade to The Arc of Delaware web site. This updated look modernizes our digital presence while keeping all of the helpful information about our ...
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  • August 31, 2021

    Hitting the links to help The Arc

    Hitting the links to help The Arc
    August 2, 2021 was a sunny, balmy morning as 65 golfers began signing in and buying mulligans for The Arc of Delaware 29th Annual Tournament at Hartefeld National Golf Club ...
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  • July 21, 2021

    Online advocacy curriculum now available for special education

    Online advocacy curriculum now available for special education
    Determining and implementing the services a student with disabilities needs at school can be overwhelming and confusing. It is not always easy for students and parents to advocate on their ...
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  • July 06, 2021

    Kent Co. Levy Court supports outreach by The Arc of Delaware

    Kent Co. Levy Court supports outreach by The Arc of Delaware
    A big thanks to Kent County Levy Court for awarding The Arc of Delaware a $1000 Community Service grant in support of our Outreach program. This program aims to support ...
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  • June 28, 2021

    The Allstate Foundation supports outreach by The Arc of Delaware

    The Allstate Foundation supports outreach by The Arc of Delaware
    Thanks to the generous contributions of Allstate agent Tony DeSanctis, The Arc of Delaware has received two $500 Helping Hands grants from The Allstate Foundation. Tony and his family have been ...
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  • June 17, 2021

    Employment program gets boost from Bank of America

    Employment program gets boost from Bank of America
    The Arc of Delaware has been awarded a $20,000 grant from Bank of America in support of our employment offerings for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This grant ...
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  • June 15, 2021

    Virtual run, walk & roll 2021

    Virtual run, walk & roll 2021
    Thanks so much to all the athletes, donors and sponsors who participated in the 2021 virtual version of our annual Run, Walk and Roll event! Through your efforts during the ...
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