Thank You, Moms!

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mothers and the mother figures who strengthen and support us in our lives. We want to recognize and honor the fierce mom advocates who have shared their stories and struggles, and the strength to fight for families nationwide. This past year, moms nationwide raised their voices for a […]

The Arc Supports Bill to Allow People with Disabilities to Earn and Save More Money

Washington, D.C. – The Arc supports a bipartisan bill introduced in Congress to finally give people with disabilities and older Americans significantly more freedom to earn and save money without risking the loss of vital benefits, their livelihoods, and their ability to support themselves and members of their family. The SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act, […]

Achievement Award Recognitions Continue

Over the past several months, we have been featuring various 2021 Achievement Award winners. As we enter the nomination and selection process for the 2022 awards, we wanted to share the last of our 2021 recipients.   Gabriel Adorno was selected as the 2021 Achievement Award recipient for the Carousel Children’s Services Program.  This award […]

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.    This year’s nationwide theme, Worlds Imagined, takes a broad focus on both intersectionality and disability, at the same time highlighting that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are living longer and more productive lives than ever before. The 2022 DDAM theme encourages exploration of new and ever-changing opportunities in a world […]

Heart of Gold, Catching Kindness Campaign

The team at THRIVE has been having a lot of fun with a Heart of Gold, Catching Kindness Campaign! Expressions of kindness are happening everywhere! The campaign has inspired people to be even more eager to help each other, actively seeking opportunities to be helpful. The frequency of compliments has risen, for sure! Compliments are […]

The Arc Unifies with People with Disabilities in Ukraine

Washington, D.C. – The Arc is closely watching the horror unfold in Ukraine and thinking of the millions of adults and children with disabilities who are in harm’s way. It’s estimated that 2.7 million people with disabilities live in Ukraine, including thousands living in institutions. According to news reports, a care facility for people with […]

Catching Kindness in our Heart of Gold Campaign

For St. Patrick’s Day this year, our THRIVE program has created a Heart of Gold Campaign. This fun and exciting Heart of Gold Campaign will help us celebrate the many ways people spread kindness. We can’t wait to share with each other why our lives are “Lucky.” One of our many leprechauns might just witness […]

THRIVE Program Director Promoted From Within

Lisa Nichols, THRIVE Program Director  We are thrilled to announce our newly promoted THRIVE Program Director, Lisa Nichols. Lisa has been with us for 25 years! We asked Lisa to tell us a little bit about her career journey with DelArc:   “I began my voyage with DelArc as an Instructor at CLS-W (Community Living […]