2017 Annual Meeting

May 18, 2017
6:30 pm

 Join us for our Annual Meeting, featuring Guest Speaker Governor John Carney  

We will honor award recipients:

Don Isken – Lifetime Achievement Award
Merry Jones –Bob Osgood Volunteer of the Year Award
Steve Knox- Outstanding Service Award

Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

Delaware State Troopers Association
6349 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
(for GPS, use 500 Messina Hill Rd.)

Please RSVP by calling 302-996-9400 by Monday, May 8th

 Donations & sponsorships are welcome for this event


Category: Events

17th Annual Run, Walk and Roll

May 6, 2017
8:00 amto12:00 pm

17th Annual Run,Walk & Roll

Wild Quail Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Camden-Wyoming, Delaware

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

Race begins at 9:00 a.m. Rain or Shine. Healthy Kids Run (10 & under) starts at 8:50 a.m.

For more information: Run, Walk & Roll Information

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McCafe Coffee with a Cause Check Presentation

The Delaware McDonald’s® Operator Association hosted a “McCafé® Coffee with a Cause” recognition event benefiting The Arc of Delaware on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Staff members and supporters of The Arc of Delaware were on-site as McDonald’s presented the organization with a $3,000 donation.

“McCafé Coffee with a Cause” kicked off in April with participating McDonald’s restaurants throughout the state of Delaware donating 50 percent of every Monday’s net McCafé coffee sales to a selected charitable organization. This past month, McDonald’s partnered with The Arc of Delaware, an organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Throughout the year, donations from the “McCafé Coffee with a Cause” program will support various local charities within Delaware, including Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Autism Delaware, Delaware Humane Society, and Food Bank of Delaware.


Les Dukart and Charles Ehlers, McDonald’s Owner/Operators, present Executive Director Terry Olson with a $3,000 donation for the organization.


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2016 Annual Campaign

Dear Friend,r

With the help of donors like you, we have been able to provide advocacy, services and programs to thousands of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families throughout Delaware. While those with I/DD strive to become self-sufficient, they have numerous challenges and need support and assistance. We hope you will consider donating to The Arc so that we may continue these vital services and supports for individuals like Roslyn (pictured right, with her husband). To read more about Roslyn and to view/download a copy of our annual campaign letter, click here: The Arc of Delaware’s 2016 Annual Campaign Letter

To make a contribution to The Arc of Delaware’s 2016 Annual Campaign, click here: http://www.thearcofdelaware.org/how-you-can-help/5donate-now-2/
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Support Petition for HB433

At the 2016 DSP Day, the Ability Network of Delaware (A.N.D.) launched a petition drive in support of House Bill 433, legislation that mandates the intellectual developmental disability service system in Delaware be fully funded by the year 2020. A.N.D. and its membership encourages everyone to take part in this campaign by filling out a petition and returning it to our offices. For more information on HB 433 and to download a petition, please visit: http://abilitynetworkde.org/2016/09/ability-network-delaware-launches-petition-campaign-support-hb433/



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DDDS Initiatives Need Public Comments

The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) is pleased to announce upcoming opportunities to comment on two initiatives. Over the past year DDDS has been working on a State Planned Amendment for Targeted Case Management and the Lifespan Waiver Amendment.  Please follow the link below for information on both projects as well as instructions for leaving public comments.  Comments for the Targeted Case Management Amendment will open on October 1st and end November 2nd. Comments for the Lifespan Waiver Amendment will open November 1st and close December 19th.

Targeted Case Management and Lifespan Waiver Information

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