NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES

Call to Action!

September 21, 2020

WE NEED YOU! We are joining The Arc New York in a multi-pronged campaign to push back against administrative cuts handed down from New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). These actions could jeopardize the residential stability of our family, friends, and loved ones. The most […]

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CALL TO ACTION: Heroes Act

May 14, 2020

  CALL TO ACTION: Heroes Act  Talking Points and Message to Federal Representatives on COVID-19 Package 4    While Congress has appropriated trillions of dollars through the passage of several bills to address the economic devastation caused the COVID-19 pandemic, they have not adequately addressed the needs of people with disabilities, their families, caretakers, and direct […]

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Two ways to celebrate at this year’s Achievement Awards Dinner!

April 24, 2020

Traditionally, the Arc of Onondaga Foundation’s Achievement Awards Dinner, which is the Agency’s signature event, draws nearly 500 people from the community to celebrate achievements made by individuals with developmental disabilities and honor the community members and businesses who support them. This year, we are offering two options to be part of our evening: a […]

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UPDATE: Community Foundation Awards Over $60,000 to Arc through COVID-19 Grants

April 23, 2020

The CNYCF, in partnership with other area giving organizations, recently established the COVID-19 Community Support Fund to help support nonprofit organizations working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. > The fund, designed to rapidly deploy flexible resources in the form of one-time operating grants on a rolling basis to […]

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WE ARE ESSENTIAL AND WE NEED YOUR HELP

March 31, 2020

As the world continues to change, react, and respond to the COVID-19 crisis, as a provider of essential services, Arc of Onondaga continues to support people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. While we have had to make many changes to safeguard their health, supporting people to live full, inclusive lives is still job #1 for […]

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New Visitation Policy Effective Immediately

March 19, 2020

OPWDD has mandated that all visits to community residences are now suspended, except when medically or clinically necessary (ie: visitor is essential to the care of a resident). If you need to contact someone, please call the site and we will answer and help accordingly. Thank you.

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Please support our Annual Appeal!

November 26, 2019

Our annual fundraising initiative makes it possible for the Arc of Onondaga Foundation to award grants for projects and services in which there is no traditional funding, helping to make a lasting and positive impact upon the people we support! This year, we’re very proud to feature the story of the Andrew Lee and his […]

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