SOUTHINGTON, Conn. – October 5th, 2018 – On Wednesday, September 6th The Arc of Southington received a check in the amount of $2,085.00 from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program.
The funding will help The Arc of Southington continue to sponsor an important self-advocacy group called, A New Way. A New Way is a chapter of People First CT that helps individuals with developmental disabilities better themselves so they can live independently in today’s challenging world. In addition to sponsoring this group, The Arc of Southington supports adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. They provide advocacy, education, information, and an array of quality and individualized support to people of all ages in the community.
“We are thrilled that the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal chose our organization for their generous funding award!” states CEO, Sandra Amato, “Donations like this allow us to continually support self-advocacy groups and their critical missions to teach individuals with developmental disabilities how to live better. We also want to thank the Archdiocese of Hartford for recognizing our mission as being in line with the Catholic Church and its values. We are grateful for this donation and for being able to help others on a continual basis.”
For more information about The Arc of Southington and its efforts, visit https://arcsouthington.org/ or call (860) 628-9220.
About the Archbishop Annual Appeal
Since 1981, the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal has been able to assist tens of thousands of people regardless of race, religion, or color – across the Archdiocese of Hartford with health care, education, housing, emergency expenses, and in numerous other areas. It is through the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal Vicariate Outreach Program and the generosity of its donors that the Appeal is able to assist a wide array of community-based charities throughout, Hartford, New Haven and Litchfield Counties.
About The Arc of Southington
The Arc of Southington, Inc, is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1954. As an active local chapter of The Arc, our mission and focus is to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. As a dedicated human service agency, we provide advocacy, education, information, and an array of quality and individualized support to people of all ages in the community.