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!

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…

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

Thank 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…

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Project SEARCH Howard Class of 2020 Virtual Ceremony. Congratulations!

  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…

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Heroes Work Here!

A Big Thank You to Vanessa Antrum at Maryland Association of Community Services (MACS) for featuring Senior Residential Program Manager Rhonda Braswell, Residential Managers Marie Ndjock, Warnette Owens-Moultrie, Jessicia Chaney today! Thank you for your support of The…

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“Imagine” Living Life to the Fullest

Imagine" living life...to the fullest. "Imagine," a new video from The Arc of Howard County, features people with intellectual and developmental disabilities doing just that...living their best lives. The "Imagine" video was produced by Pam Long Photography featuring…

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“The Pineapple Express” Friend Group Donate 2 iPads!

Today's #COVID19Kindness shout goes to a group nicknamed "The Pineapple Express." These women heard how challenging connection is for the people we support, made even more important by social distancing during the pandemic, and decided…

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Masks, Gloves, Gowns, and PPE Are Donated To The Arc of Howard County

Gowns, safety gloves, face shields, masks, mask clips, and other PPE are in demand daily at The Arc of Howard County's 35 residential houses. Thank you Michele and Robert Pouliot of Murphy Business & Financial Services, LLC,…

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Local Distilleries Donate Hand Sanitizer and Cleaning Alcohol to The Arc of Howard County

Hand sanitizer goes fast these days. To keep up with demand, The Arc of Howard County reached out for help. Local distilleries stepped up. MISCellaneous Distillery and Sagamore Spirit came through with large quantities of hand sanitizer, while Barton 1792 Distillery donated alcohol…

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Senator Katie Fry Hester Stepped Up with Donation from Patapsco Distilling Company

Hearing that The Arc of Howard County urgently needed hand sanitizer, Senator Katie Fry Hester stepped up. Katie Fry Hester, Maryland Senate D9 reached out to a local distillery, which had converted to producing hand sanitizer. With donations from…

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Comfort Bags Bring Joy and Happiness During COVID-19

Like you, the people supported by The Arc of Howard County -- and their dedicated support staff -- are staying safe at home. To bring a little joy and happiness during these trying times, Comfort Bags were…

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The Importance of “Saying Yes!”

Last week, Claire Ramirez-Schene's Business Showcase Series featured our very own Barbara Moyer! Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communication and Events, spoke on the importance of "Saying Yes!" To watch the video, click here. Thank…

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The Arc of Howard County Chosen as First Feed Howard County Recipient

The Arc of Howard County was honored to be the first recipient of Feed Howard County's initiative to help feed the community during the COVID-19 crisis. Feed Howard County is a partnership between Howard County…

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Ledo Pizza Columbia Donates 80 Pizzas!

While we couldn't deliver sunshine to our residential houses ...we did deliver 80 pizzas to staff and people supported by The Arc of Howard County one rainy day! Huge shout out to Kevin Schultz, owner…

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Communication to Families and Supporters of The Arc of Howard County: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 Dear Families and Supporters of The Arc of Howard County Thank you to all of you for your continued understanding and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. As promised, we want to keep…

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Support The Arc of Howard County’s COVID-19 Relief Fund #GivingTuesdayNow

In this time of uncertainty, there's a fundamental truth that gives us hope - that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past few weeks and months, the entire world has been coming together to…

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Kids’ Handmade Cards Bring Smiles

Nothing makes you smile more than something created by a child. Several people supported by The Arc of Howard County received the most adorable handmade cards drawn by from local kids this week. Michele "read her card…

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Communication to Families and Supporters of The Arc of Howard County: April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020 Dear Families and Supporters of The Arc of Howard County Thank you to all of you for your continued understanding and support during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are updating our information on…

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Dangerously Delicious Pies Donates to The Arc of Howard County!

Random acts of kindness are happening everywhere. Some might even call them...Acts of COVID Kindness! This week, The Arc of Howard County was the recipient of an Act of COVID Kindness. The Arc of Howard…

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The Arc Is In Urgent Need of Face Masks and PPE. Can You Help?

Yesterday, all of the Direct Support Professionals working in The Arc of Howard County's Residential Houses received bandannas to use as masks until we can get Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The Arc of Howard County…

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