Feed Howard County Donates Zen Garden

A Young Woman Supported by The Arc of Howard County Enjoys a Chinese for Dinner

#Covid19kindess Shout out to Feed Howard County for continuing to Support The Arc of Howard County! Last night, 100 delicious meals were delivered from ZenGarden (10039 Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City) to our staff and the people we serve! Thank you Feed Howard County for remembering our essential health care workers and people with disabilities in Howard County during this continuing crisis!

Thank you to our volunteer drivers Sue Bullock, Donna Mitchell Hennessy, Anita Dempsey, Khyle and Dee Dee! You all Rock!

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Fire HD Tablets Provide Fun, Communication, and Connection During COVID-19

Fire HD Tablets Donated to The Arc of Howard County

Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes to the Maryland Department of Health – Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) for providing funding to purchase several Fire HD Tablets for people supported by The Arc of Howard County! The Fire HD Tablets are not only fun to use, but are also so important for communication and connection during #COVID19 and always. Thank you, DDA!

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State Farm Agent Alexander Brown Donates 150 Water Bottles

Alexander and Brandi Brown of Alexander Brown-State Farm Agent in Columbia Donate 150 Water Bottles

Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes to Alexander and Brandi Brown of Alexander Brown – State Farm Agent in Columbia for donating 150 water bottles for our comfort bag program! Thank you Alexander and Brandi for supporting The Arc of Howard County!

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Masks, Face Shields, Gowns, Safety Gloves, and PPE Remain a Critical Need for The Arc of Howard County

Masks, Face Shields, Safety Gloves, Gowns, and PPE

Thanks to the generosity of the community and local businesses, The Arc of Howard County has received face masks of all types…from KN95 masks to medical-grade masks to homemade masks and even ones made in-house by our nursing staff. But, the need for face masks and PPE continues to be great.

Thank you also to the United Way of Central Maryland for their donation of 100 KN95 masks! We appreciate everyone’s continued support! Special Shout Out to Beth Littrell, Director, Community Engagement and Volunteerism at United Way for making this happen!

An Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes out to Scott Spedden – Farmers Insurance and Financial Services. Scott…knowing The Arc of Howard County needed PPE…donated 100 face masks! Scott, thank you for giving back to the community! Can you help? Please donate here.

Another Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes out to the kind folks from the Maryland Communities Unite A-S-A-P Facebook Group. Thank you for donating Face Shields for our staff as we continue to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their homes during the Covid-19 pandemic!

BIG Thank You to Integral Components, LLC! Mary Cosden Keiser heard that our Direct Support Professionals were in need of Personal Protective Equipment and Integral Components donated 100 Face Shields to The Arc of Howard County! People are good! Want to donate to purchase masks, gloves, face shields, gowns, and PPE?

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Provides Tax Prep Services

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Tax Prepation Services for Those Who Need It Most

Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes to Anne Fairbairn of AARP Foundation Tax-Aide for generously donating tax preparation services to several people supported by The Arc of Howard County! Thank you Anne and AARP Foundation Tax-Aide for supporting The Arc of Howard County! Have a fabulous weekend!

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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Donates Bags!

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Donates Bags to The Arc of Howard County's comfort bag program!

Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness shout out goes to Lori Schramek of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation – Annapolis for generously donating 150 bags for our comfort bag program! Thank you Lori and Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation for supporting The Arc of Howard County! Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!

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Concerned Community Members Stepped Up Big!

Donations of arts, crafts, games, puzzles, and more from the community

Thank you to all the Families and the Community who donated to The Arc of Howard County! We appreciate You!

 

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Shout Out to Putting on the Ritz Catering for Donating Soda!

Putting on the Ritz Catering Donated Cases of Soda to The Arc of Howard County!

Act of #COVID19Kindness…shout out goes to Bobby Mitchell owner of Putting on the Ritz Catering who was so sweet to donate cases of soda for the people we support and staff! Thank you!

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Canada Dry Potomac Corp. Donated Essentia Water!

Canada Dry Potomac Corp. Donated Cases of Essentia Water to The Arc of Howard County!

Act of #Covid19Kindness….Huge shout out to Phil Swanson and Ryan Swanson of Canada Dry Potomac Corp! The big Green Canada Dry truck came to The Arc of Howard County and unloaded a whole palette of donated bottled water — 54 Cases of Essentia Water! Our residential homes, staff and the people we support thank you so much! People are good!

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Thank You from The Arc of Howard County for the Many Acts of #COVID19Kindness!


Here at The Arc of Howard County we continue to be Humbled and Amazed by the Outpouring of Love and Support from the Community! Please enjoy this video of just some of the many “gifts” we have been given during this crisis. We have a long way to go and are still in need of donations and your support…but we know we can get through this together!
Please enjoy this video! Special shout out to John Reasner Productions!!

To learn more about The Arc of Howard County, visit The Arc of Howard County website. To donate to The Arc of Howard County’s COVID-19 Relief Fund for the purchase of masks, face shields, PPE, gowns, hand sanitizer, cleaning and disinfecting supplies, and more, donate to The Arc of Howard County.

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