10 Easy Ways to Support
Individuals with Disabilities in 2017

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


1. Individuals with disabilities greatly benefit from social interaction with peers and flourish when given the opportunity to laugh, talk, and just be among friends. Volunteer your time to teach a class, socialize with program participants, or promote our cause. Click here to volunteer your time today!

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


2. The Arc has Boards, Committees, and Auxiliary Groups, where people who are passionate about making a difference come to share ideas, fundraise, and advocate for our program participants. We especially benefit from the contributions of experience and knowledge in the areas of budget and finance, marketing and public relations, and fundraising. Click here for more information.

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


3. Become a part of our legacy of education, advocacy, and action. When you become a member, you help support: child development classes, transportation and bus passes, on-the-job training, sending a child to summer camp, art, gardening & cooking supplies, adaptive fitness equipment, and community integration. Membership starts as low as $25. Click here to become a member today.

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


4. Education is the key to advocating for the rights of individuals with disabities. Share your knowledge with others so we can work towards a community where people of all abilities can come together as one! Don't know where to start? Click here.

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


5. You can be an advocate for people with disabilities by contacting your State and Federal Representatives. Let them know about the changes you would like to see in your community to benefit individuals with disabilities. Click here for a list of San Diego Representatives.

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


6. We are always looking for job opportunities for our program participants. Learn more about how The Arc of San Diego can provide you with excellent employees and call Arc Community Employment Services at (619) 685-1175.

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


7. Imagine if you were turned away from summer camp and never had the chance to build childhood memories. For children with disabilities this is all too often a reality. Sponsor a child to attend Camp-A-Little in 2014 and they will have the opportunity to attend San Diego County's only traditional, overnight camp for children with disabilities and enjoy a carefree week of just being a kid! Contact Lin Taylor, Camp Director, at (619) 685-1175  or via email to make a gift today.

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


8. Share our mission of empowering individuals with disabilities to achieve their life goals with your friends and family. According to Fundraising123.com, one of the main reasons people choose to give to a cause is because they want to feel they are changing someone's life. Be a living demonstration to those closest to you by sharing The Arc of San Diego's work and explaining how their support will positively impact the lives of people with disabilities. 

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014


9. Tell us how you're making an impact in the community! We're on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+. Share our posts and videos and get in on the conversation. Don't forget to ask your friends to follow us on social media too! 

 

 10 Ways to Support Individuals with Disabilities in 2014 


10. Want to receive updates on what The Arc of San Diego is doing? Sign up for our eNewsletter. Better yet, sign you AND a friend up! We send monthly updates, eBlasts, and other fun information guaranteed to keep you in the loop. Click here to join today.

 

 Let's make 2017 a pivotal year in changing the lives of those
living with disabilities in our community!

 
 

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