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Take the FINDS Survey: Family & Individual Needs for Disability Supports

If you are a caregiver, please consider taking the FINDS survey. The Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with The Arc of the United States, is conducting the Family & Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) survey. This survey seeks information from caregivers to answer the following […]

10th Anniversary Arc Gala a Success!

Thank you for making the 10th Anniversary Arc Gala a Success! We are grateful to all those who donated and gave of their time and talent to organize the record-breaking event. A special thank you to Gala Tri-Chairs Jeff, Susan, and Kari Thayer.   Thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, we are thrilled to […]

ABLE Accounts Now Availalble to Minnesotans

ABLE Accounts Now Available to Minnesotans with Disabilities

The federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed it into law by President Obama on December 19, 2014.  The ABLE Act changes the tax code to allow for tax-advantaged savings accounts for qualified individuals with disabilities to save for certain expenses, such as education and transportation.  If properly managed, funds in an […]

Disability Matters Day at the Capitol

Disability Matters Day at the Capitol – February 28, 2017

Please join parents, self-advocates, and other advocates in the disability community for Disability Matters Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. Share your story and concerns with your state legislators, and rally for the services that make your life in the community possible. Make your voice heard!   Schedule of Events   10:00 […]

Arc Gala Auction Preview live!

With the 10th Anniversary Arc Gala a little over a month away, you can now preview the Silent and Live Auction packages today!  More packages will be added in the coming weeks, so be sure to check back regularly. 

The 10th Anniversary Arc Gala

The upcoming Arc Gala, “With Our Voices,” will raise awareness and funds to support self-advocates. Together, we are preparing people to speak up for their rights, make their own choices, and determine their own futures.   Saturday, February 11, 2017 Minneapolis Marriott City Center   Featuring Kevin Kling and MPR’s Cathy Wurzer.   With the […]

Glam Up for the Gala

Announcing Alexis Thompson, co-host of “Jason & Alexis” on myTalk 107.1, as the co-host of Glam Up for the Gala! Alexis will be joining up with Michelle Raven, the fabulous personal shopper at Arc’s Value Village!  Join the fun at Glam Up for the Gala and find your perfect outfit for the Gala or other formal event!  […]

My Future

Caroline is a confident, fun-loving 19 year-old with a dazzling personality who participated in the Transition Vision Project (TVP) at The Arc GTC while in high school. TVP is a person-centered planning process that takes several steps to explore the student’s dreams and goals in depth and develop an action plan to achieve their goals […]

Join the “Hear Our Voices” Video Campaign

Join our Self-advocate “With Our Voices” video campaign by recording a video clip (30-seconds or less) on a smartphone. Please complete the sentence, “With my voice, I can…” using your method of communication. Your video will help promote the choice of every person with an intellectual and developmental disability to live, work and fully participate in […]

A Successful Pants for Pints

Thank you to Omni Brewing Co. and all who made it out to Pants for Pints on Saturday, November 19. Together we collected over 1,100 pounds of clothing! Clothing donations went to Arc’s Value Village, the proceeds of which support The Arc Greater Twin Cities. Thank you for helping create a good life for people with […]