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The Arc is entering 2021 with optimism and bold plans for the future. The year 2020 was difficult for The Arc, our team members, the amazing children, families, and clients that we are privileged to serve, and our community. Yet Team Arc led with innovation and determination, creating opportunities for our agency not only to continue to provide stellar services, but also to position ourselves for future growth and success.

pdfNew Program at The Arc Aiming for National Recognition

Riviera Beach, Fla. – The Arc of Palm Beach County has developed a model to increase acceptance for people with disabilities. Stand Up is a leadership training experience that matches high-performing teens with same-age peers at The Arc. Due to the mentor program’s success, The Arc has been nominated for the Program Innovation Award and is leading the charge to get Stand Up implemented on a national level.

pdfThe Arc's Off the Wall Gala

Exhibitions of color, theatrics, emotion, and generosity marked The Arc of Palm Beach County’s Off the Wall Gala. Vibrantly dressed guests attended the sold-out party on Saturday, March 7 at the Norton Museum of Art.

pdfNew Awards Honor The Arc’s Service

The Arc of Palm Beach County continues to raise the bar in programs and proficiencies, and partners are taking notice. The nonprofit is the proud recipient of the Community Champion Award from the United Way of Palm Beach County and the Financial Organization of the Year Award from AmeriCorps.

pdfThe Arc Wins National Award

The Arc of Palm Beach County is being nationally recognized for its Stand Up program. Out of a pool of 600 local chapters, Palm Beach County received the Program Innovation Award at The Arc’s 2019 National Convention in Washington, D.C. On Saturday, December 14, students that are involved in the mentor program got their first look at the trophy.

pdfCowboy Ball Rounds Up Fun and Funding!

Guests dressed in their best country-chic attire and headed to the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach on Saturday, April 13 for the Cowboy Ball. The Arc of Palm Beach County’s signature event rallied more than 250 supporters to fund programs that empower children and adults with disabilities, and their families.


Wrap your holidays with fun and philanthropy! On Tuesday, November 26, The Arc of Palm Beach County will cut the ribbon to open The Holiday Gift Wrap Suite at The Gardens Mall. Take a break from the frenzy of holiday shopping and have your purchases complimentary wrapped while helping programs at The Arc.

pdfGolf Tournament Drives Support for The Arc

Golfers of all skill levels hit the greens on Monday, April 22 to support The Arc of Palm Beach County. Fifteen foursomes teed off in The Arc Invitational at The Dye Preserve Golf Club to help fund programs that empower children and adults with disabilities and their families.

Riviera Beach, Fla. – The Arc of Palm Beach County is taking a well-deserved bow after being named Nonprofit of the Year. Nonprofits First crowned The Arc at the Hats Off Nonprofit Awards on October 1. The high-energy, hat-themed event highlights the work organizations, staff, and volunteers are doing to make a difference in the community.

pdfGet Ready to Swing at Cowboy Ball

Gala sponsors, board of trustee members, and guests got the Cowboy Ball party started early on Saturday, March 9, at a Kickoff Party hosted by board member Melanie Jacobson and her husband Jeffrey Katzell. Attendees gathered at the couple’s luxurious Singer Island home, where they dined on amazing food, enjoyed signature-themed cocktails, and discussed saddling up for the fast-approaching Cowboy Ball.

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The work The Arc of Palm Beach County does is felt in all corners of the community. Every year, we serve more than 2,800 families. Through our meaningful programs, we change lives every day.

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