Local Organizations Award Grants to The Arc of Howard County

Nurses and DSPs Ready for Shift Wearing PPE, Gowns, Gloves, Masks, and Face Shields

Thank you to the Horizon Foundation for the COVID-19 Emergency Grant!

Thank you to Dimensional Health Care for the grant honoring The Arc of Howard County’s employees who have gone above and beyond during this time of crisis!

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Howard County for the 2020 Community Grant Award!

We appreciate your generosity and outstanding service to the community!

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Howard County Chamber Donates Masks

Howard County Chamber Donates Masks

Today’s #Covid19kindness shout out goes to Howard Chamber of Commerce! Thank you to President, Leonardo McClarty, Director of Membership, Ronny Nadiv and all of the Chamber for donating much needed face masks to The Arc of Howard County! The Arc continues to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities everyday during this pandemic! Thank you for remembering us and for helping to keep the people we serve and our staff (who are Covid-19 Heroes!) safe during this pandemic.

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The Arc of Howard County Selected for HoCoRespond COVID-19 Emergency Funds Grant!

The Arc of Howard County Selected for HoCoRespond COVID-19 Emergency Funds Grant

The Arc of Howard County was recently selected for a HoCoRespond COVID-19 Emergency Funds Grant. Thank you to the Community Foundation of Howard County, the Horizon Foundation, the United Way of Central Maryland, and the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County for supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities!

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There’s No Place Like Home

Throughout this COVID-19 Crisis, our Direct Support Professionals, LPN’s and staff have been Heroes, working to keep everyone healthy, happy and safe! We hope you enjoy this video, made by Holly and John Reasner and featuring music by Uncle John Sawbriar!

Always remember, we are not Stuck in our Homes, we are Safe in our Homes and at The Arc of Howard County…There is No Place Like Home♥️

To learn more about The Arc of Howard County, click here. 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, click here.
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Letter to Families on Residential Supports-June 28, 2020

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MISCellaneous Distillery Donates 150 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer!

MISCellaneous Distillery Donates 150 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer!

Today’s act of #COVID19Kindness goes out to Chad Ferguson of MISCellaneous Distillery for donating 150 bottles of hand sanitizer to The Arc of Howard County comfort bag program! This is the distillery’s SECOND hand sanitizer donation to The Arc of Howard County! Thanks to Chad, MISCellaneous Distillery’s Operations Manager, for continuing to answer the call for more PPE!

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Target Marketing Group Donates 100 Masks!

Target Marketing Group Donates 100 Masks!

Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness goes out to Flora Betro of Target Marketing Group for generously donating 100 masks! Thank you Flora and Target Marketing Group for supporting The Arc of Howard County, our Essential Workers and the people we serve!

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Howard County COAD Donates 300+ Masks!

Howard County COAD Donates 300+ Masks

Today’s Act of #COVID19Kindness goes out to Howard County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD). COAD’s Leila Mahlin heard about The Arc of Howard County‘s critical need for masks and has already donated 300 masks made by the amazing people in the Howard County Mask Makers Facebook group! COAD plans to continue donating masks supporting The Arc during the continued COVID-19 crisis. People are good…and generous!

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Feed Howard County and La Palapa Grill & Cantina Donated 100 Meals!

Feed Howard County and La Palapa Grill & Cantina Donate 100 Meals to The Arc of Howard CountyThank you once again to Feed Howard County for working with La Palapa Grill & Cantina in Ellicott City to provide 100 meals to staff and the people we support! Everyone loved the new version of “Taco Tuesday”! Thank you to Debra Reese from Feed Howard County and Leslie Amick, Event Coordinator at La Palapa Grill & Cantina for making this act of COVID-19 Kindness happen! Shout out to all of our fabulous volunteer delivery drivers Brenda Gavlin-Crowe, Anita Dempsey, Khyle Moone, Claire Ramirez-Schene and son Carlos! It means the world that the Community continues to recognize and support the work our Direct Support Professionals and Nurses are doing during this crisis!

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Project SEARCH Howard Class of 2020 Virtual Ceremony. Congratulations!

 

Project SEARCH Class of 2020 Virtual Ceremony

Today, we celebrate the Project SEARCH of Howard County class of 2020! This morning, a virtual ceremony was held to celebrate the accomplishments of the interns who completed this school year long work program. All of these young people are now ready for paid employment! Maryland Department of Disabilities Secretary Carol Beatty gave the keynote address to the 2020 class and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball sent well wishes to the interns as well!

Project SEARCH of Howard County is a partnership between Howard County Government Howard County Public School System The Arc of Howard County Howard County Autism Society Maryland DORS

If you are interested in learning more about this program or believe you have a job for one of the interns, please contact Program Manager, Natalie Dohner at ndohner@archoward.org. Congratulations Class of 2020!

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