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!
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!
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?
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
Friday’s #Covid19kindness shout out…Dr. Uma Srikumaran and Dr. Savyasachi Thakkar from Johns Hopkins Hospital – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for their kind donation of 150 Stress Balls! We are putting together comfort bags for people we support. We put out the call for stress balls and were contacted immediately by these wonderful professionals at Johns Hopkins! People are good!
Stay Cool, Stay Stress Free and Stay Safe this Weekend!