Pajama Dash 5 & 10K
Wake up and run! Join The Arc and The McArdle School for the first annual Pajama Dash 5 & 10K.
Stay in your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and get ready to run/walk for charity! The first 100 runners will get a t-shirt and goodie bag.Register here.
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Who says meetings can’t be fun? Join us on June 27th for our Annual Meeting and Picnic.
We are big believers in having fun AND getting work done which is why we combined our Annual Meeting with a picnic. Come and eat delicious food, meet the Board and Leadership of The Arc, hear about what we have been up to and, did we mention? . . . . HAVE FUN!Register here.
The Bowen Foundation for Autism is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the lives of children with autism in Maryland. Our goal is pretty simple: we award grants to local families who are struggling to pay for needed services to benefit children with autism.
Applicants are encouraged to apply for Bowen Foundation grant funding for any service they deem an immediate and important need for children and families with autism.Download the application here.
Our Programs and Services
Our programs and services are built to empower individuals by focusing on their strengths, talents and abilities all while ensuring safety and health.
From educational seminars to fundraising events, we have a calendar filled with activities for the individuals we support, their families and our community.
Thank You for Making the Holidays Bright!
Many of the families we support have to choose between purchasing vital medications, meals and keeping their homes heated. On their wish lists are items like socks, underwear and winter coats. Holiday gifts for their children are out of the question.
Every year, The Arc seeks to brighten the season by providing holiday gifts for children with disabilities and their siblings. Thanks to our wonderful community partners we were once again able to brighten the holidays for these families. A special thank you to The Bowen Foundation, Benkovich Orthodontics, Iliff, Meredith Wildberger & Brennan, Liff & Walsh, Creative Force Dance Center, LeCompte Construction, and the Department of Housing and Community Development - CDA Finance for their part in bringing smiles to the children's faces.