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Grant Received
The Arc Quinebaug Valley received a grant from The Community Foundation – Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund. Left to right: Mallory Moreau, The Arc’s director of Education & Training; Pam Brown, chairperson of the Grant Committee; and Crystal Simonson, The Arc’s Community Outreach coordinator at the event. Courtesy photo.

Thanks to a grant received from The Community Foundation-Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund, The Arc Quinebaug Valley will be able to continue a curriculum of classes on Positive Choices & Healthy Relationships for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Grant funds in the amount of $2,679 were provided to The Arc Quinebaug.
“The Community Foundation-Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund continues to make a difference at The Arc Quinebaug Valley.  These grant funds will be used for supplies and technology that will enhance a program The Arc currently offers, which empowers women and girls to make positive choices and gain knowledge of healthy relationships, domestic violence, family economic security, and more. We are extremely thankful to have the opportunity to continue this curriculum of classes in 2018.” said Susan Desrosiers, executive director of The Arc.
The Arc provides programs for individuals with intellectual, developmental and other life-affecting disabilities.  Vocational, residential, recreation, education, day and retirement services offer opportunities for people with disabilities to reach their goals and be integral members of their community.

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