Spotlight on our Supporters, The Petersen’s

  You will often hear us say that our communities mean the world to us when we speak of community and our supporters. This group includes our neighbors, friends, families, and members. Taking a moment to put them in the spotlight is a small way to express our gratitude and to introduce you to some […]

Black History Month at The Arc of Delaware County

    February was Black History Month and we commemorated the event, along with OPWDD, by celebrating black people with developmental disabilities. We know you will be as inspired as we are by these amazing people leaving their mark on our communities and our world. Throughout the month on our Facebook page, we highlighted some […]

Community Services, Still Going Strong!

Community Services at The Arc of Delaware County are going strong!  With a staff of five, Community Services has continued to support people on a daily basis despite a pandemic.   In a recent conversation with Katie Backus and Haley Rosa, two members of the Community Services team, they shared some of the steps they […]

Terri Beers – Our Hero Without a Cape!

  Terri Beers, truly a hero without a cape, one of Delarc’s amazing essential workers, and a shining example of the heart and soul of our essential staff!   Terri has worked for our agency for over 25 years! Recently she was promoted to our Residential Department as a House Manager. It is our delight […]

The Arc Announces New Leaders and Members of National Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC -The Arc has elected a slate of new and returning members of the Board of Directors to lead its work for the next two years. This distinguished group includes professionals in the intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) field and affiliated services, people with IDD, family members, and leaders in the corporate and legal […]

We Did It!! Happy New Year!

  We want to thank all of our supporters for a very successful fundraising campaign!  In the final appeal of the 2020 campaign, the Holiday Appeal, we set a goal of $2000 and we surpassed that by over $3000!  Our mail-in donations have taken us way over the top!   It’s hard to find words […]

Hand in Hand with our Community

  Our community is the foundation of our success in helping people achieve personally fulfilling lives.  We are grateful for your support all throughout the year, and we’re delighted for the opportunity to show our appreciation by giving back   The Arc of Delaware County oversees the daily operations of the Walton Food Pantry, in […]

The Sidney Senior Meal Site Receives the Father Eugene Willis Good Neighbor Award

  The Arc of Delaware County’s Annual Father Eugene Willis Good Neighbor Award was presented to Sidney Senior Meals. This award celebrates people who embody the spirit of being kind and neighborly.  The Good Neighbor also actively supports the involvement of people who have disabilities in their community. The Sidney Senior Meals site was selected […]