Holiday Giving

Holiday Giving applications are open!

This year, we’ll support 250 children by purchasing toys and other items from their wish lists.

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There are many ways the community can support our work including volunteering, sponsorships, donations, events, and internships.


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What We Do

We advocate for equity and access for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live self-determined lives and foster opportunities towards self-sufficiency.

Number of People Served

    1,255 Opportunities Created through Programs and 1,746 People in Self-Directed Services

    The Arc is proud to serve children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County and the Eastern Shore. At The Arc, we customize our services to fit the person’s lifestyle, personality, and vision for themselves. We create opportunities for people with disabilities to live, work, and play where and how they choose. Over the course of the year, we have created 1,255 opportunities for people to live more independent, included lives and have supported 1,746 people to self-direct their services.

    *Based on the number of people served in FY22; people receiving multiple services are counted more than once.

    News & Events

    Stay up to date with our latest news and see our upcoming events!

    Holiday Giving Applications Open October 1st

    Every year, The Arc works with the community to ensure we can support as many lives as possible during the holiday season. By partnering with local businesses and sponsors, we lessen the burden on families...

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    Child holding Holiday Giving

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    October marks National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEAM) Month. Employees with disabilities are integral to every workforce, and this month’s theme for NDEAM is “Disability: part of the equity equation.”

    Too many people...

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    Chris on the job at Wegman's