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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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  • 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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