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Join The Arc!

Our work depends largely on your support. You can join in our efforts by becoming a member of The Arc.

Join The Arc by scrolling down for a printer-friendly brochure and membership form.  To use Visa or Mastercard by phone, contact Shauna Mulcahy at The Arc at 301-663-0909 x140.

Membership Levels:

  • Individual/Family Member - $25
  • Friend - $50
  • Patron - $100
  • Bronze - $250
  • Silver - $500
  • Gold - $1,000

Click here to become a member now!

  • Download our Membership Brochure (PDF), which includes information about our agency plus a membership form that you can mail in to become a member of The Arc.

Your support through membership enables The Arc to:

  • Offer guidance to those who need help and to those who want to help.
  • Make the public aware of the needs, rights, and abilities of people with developmental disabilities.
  • Encourage progressive legislation.
  • Develop and promote effective programs and services.
  • Promote and apply research to enhance independence.

Some benefits of becoming a member of The Arc are:

  • Regularly published newsletters providing you with issues and updates in the field.
  • Reduced cost at conventions, conferences, and special trainings.
  • Participation in the affairs of the local, state, and national chapters of The Arc.
  • Representation in local, state, and national policy forums
  • Opportunities to contribute time and talent through volunteering.
  • Insurance programs designed to enhance membership in The Arc for which members or their dependents may qualify.
  • The Arc Security Life Insurance Plan for persons with developmental disabilities, and The Arc’s Security Life Insurance Plan for family and friends.
  • Providing our national, state, and local newsletters with up-to-date information on the organization and developmental disabilities.

 

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