The Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker Services has received a $25,000 grant from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund to benefit people of all ages who participate in the ARC’s year-round weekend and emergency respite program and residential summer camp.
“We are so thankful to Altria and their big-hearted employees for supporting the Greater Richmond ARC and our mission to provide meaningful and therapeutic programs to people with disabilities,” said ARC Annual Fund Director Nita Starr.
“Altria has been a great friend to ARC,” she said, noting that since 2002, Altria has donated $273,821 to the organization.
About the Greater Richmond ARC
In partnership with families, the Greater Richmond ARC creates life-fulfilling opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Founded in 1954, it is an organization created by families for families; an organization that has grown to provide a continuum of programs and services spanning the life cycle and helping people with disabilities to live happy, successful, and meaningful lives. Programs include: Infant & Child Development Services; After School & Day Support
Services; ARC Employment Services; and Camp Baker Summer and Respite Services.