A major purpose of The Arc is advocacy. Your membership with The Arc strengthens the voice used to advocate for services and funding to fulfill the needs of people with I/DD and their families. It shows that YOU care and think people with special needs are important and need to be heard.
Membership or partnering with The Arc is vitally important for many reasons. it's more about numbers than money. Your membership shows that you care about people with disabilities and want to help create a better life for individuals and their families. The number of members shows legislators and granters how many people in Grays Harbor share the same concern. The higher the number, the stronger the voice. The proceeds from memberships help fund The Arc programs and services provided to the people we reach out to. It also gives you membership with The Arc at the state and national level.
Your membership makes a difference for the lives of people with IDD in Grays Harbor and beyond!