President Biden’s speech announcing the American Jobs Plan, included a MAJOR announcement of an investment of $400 Billion to expand access to HCBS and support the direct care workforce. The plan is linked here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/03/31/fact-sheet-the-american-jobs-plan/ Of specific note isn’t only the size of the investment, it is also the inclusion of both services and workforce supports AND the inclusion of a permanent reauthorization of the Money Follows the Person program. There are not a lot of specifics, and The Arc will be working with Congress to figure out how we can operationalize this in legislation. We will need everyone's support to see this important legislation becomes law. This package is expected to take until late summer/early fall to come together. President Biden’s plan will: [...]
Macro Monday for Autism Awareness April is Autism Awareness Month and we could not think of a better way to celebrate than having a fundraiser to help support the lives of individuals that The Arc Alliance serves. The awareness color for Autism is blue. Every Monday in the month of April, The Arc Alliance will be selling one photograph of a blue item. What makes this so unique is that it is macro photography. So, what is macro photography? Macro photography its a close up, highly detailed photo of commonly known objects. Details on the photograph, as well as how to purchase your print will be available each Monday in the month of April! The photographer is donating 100% of all proceeds to [...]
The Arc Alliance Philly Sports Raffle Tickets are SOLD OUT Grand Prize Winner: Two tickets to every Flyers, Sixers, Phillies, Union, Wings, and Philly Pro Football (you know who, but we cant use their name due to Trademark restrictions) Regular Season Home Game – this is approximately 200 pairs of tickets! Second Prize Winner: Phillies Spring Training Trip for 4. Package includes: 4-night hotel accommodations, 4 round-trip airfares, 4 tickets to two different Phillies games, and transportation to and from the airport and ballpark. Third Prize Winner: 70” big screen flat panel TV and a catered party for you and your friends for the NFL’s Big Game. Ticket drawing occurs on October 17, 2021 between 1 and 5 PM At West End Boat Club [...]
The Arc Alliance Virtual Lip Sync Battle Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 8:00 PM What is a Lip Sync Battle? I am glad you asked! It is when someone lip sings to a song, complete with choreographed dance moves, and a costume, against other competitors. This is perfect for an indoor, fun, and socially distant night of entertainment for a cause. On Friday, March 5, 2021 you will receive an email with your viewing link. It will also include directions on how to cast your vote. One lucky competitor will win an $100 Visa Gift Card. So put on your slippers, pop some popcorn, and grab a bag of M&Ms and be ready to sing along, and laugh the night away with [...]
Flower Power Fundraiser When: Now until Saturday, May 15, 2021 Where: http://TheArcAlliance.fpfundraising.com 50% of all sales are donated to The Arc Alliance. Shoppers can purchase seeds, bulbs, fruits, vegetables, and more for their indoor & outdoor gardens. The great thing about this fundraiser is that anyone in the United States can place an order, so please share the link with your aunt in Florida, or your best friend in California. Please Note Shipping Policy Spring Bulb Shipping Schedule: Orders begin shipping April 1st, and we begin with the warmest states first. We will do our best to ship orders as fast as possible. Fall Bulb Shipping Schedule: Orders begin shipping the very end of September and we begin shipping to the coldest [...]
Dear Friend, The air is crisp today, and the changing of the seasons is bringing us closer to the holidays. With the economic effects of COVID-19 having a disproportionate effect on individuals and families served by The Arc Alliance, we are anticipating a surge in support requests. I am writing to you today to request your support this holiday season. Every dollar counts and we need your contribution to make a difference in the life of individuals with a disability. COVID-19 has taken so much from the individuals we serve, and their families. Day programs were closed, virtual Early Intervention services have increased stress among parents and caregivers, and adult clients in independent living have been cut off from family and friends due to [...]
♥ CHAIN OF HEARTS FUNDRAISER ♥ Our employees are coming back to work, and we want to welcome them back with messages from the individuals and families we serve. Buy a heart to add to our chain so they can see the love and support from the members of our community during these challenging times. ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Messages can be for a specific employee, like a therapist who made a difference, a supports coordinator who went above and beyond, a guardian who lent a helping hand, or a [...]
Gin & All That Jazz – Event Postponed due to COVID-19. Future plans to be announced after the pandemic. Thank you.
Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM The Sunnybrook Ballroom 50 N Sunnybrook Road, Pottstown, PA 19464 The Roaring 20's are back! Sip your favorite cocktail, savor the delicious food, swing dance to live jazz music, and support The Arc Alliance! Costumes are encouraged, but not required. One lucky guest will receive a prize (valued at $190) for being the best dressed! Live Music Live music and swing dance lessons will be provided by Parlour Noir Our Venue Event will be held in the historical SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, PA Click here for more information on this exciting venue! Tickets Early Bird Special: Tickets available at [...]
Awards Dinner 2020 – Event Postponed due to COVID-19. Future plans to be announced after the pandemic. Thank you.
The Arc Alliance Awards Dinner Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM Jeffersonville Golf Club 2400 West Main Street, Jeffersonville, PA 19403 Celebrate the empowering, life-enriching achievements of The Arc Alliance Award Recipients from your community. Tickets on sale now! Award Winners: Please contact Amanda Frangoulis at 610-265-4700 x7092 or email@example.com to complete your registration. Thank you. Sponsors Thank you to our sponsors: JP Mascaro & Sons, Tompkins VIST Bank, and Moles Flowers & Gifts If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please contact Amanda Frangoulis, Director of Special Events and Corporate Sponsorships at 610-265-4700 x7092 or firstname.lastname@example.org Click here for more information about sponsoring this event.
Will You Be Our Valentine? Monday, February 10, 2020 ♥ 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM Carfagno's Main Street Pizzeria & Grille-Eagleville 3140 Ridge Pike Ste 1, Norristown, PA 19403 ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Mention you are supporting The Arc Alliance 15% of all dine-in, take-out, and delivery orders on Monday, February 10, 2020 will be donated to The Arc Alliance. Additionally, for every Sweetie Pie (trust us, it's delicious) sold between Monday, February 10 & Friday, February 14, $1 will be donated to The Arc Alliance. Click here for more information about this event.