"The Arc of West Central Minnesota has always been a top notch organization with top notch people! The Arc has always been there for us as a resource, family connector, and support group backbone! We can always count on the Arc! Diane Brendemuhl, parent
February 20th, March 19th, 1-3pm. Sibshop. Gigi's Playhouse, 3224 20th St. S, Fargo. For kids who have siblings with disabilities. Games, Activities, & Fun!
March 21st - Rose Sale Delivery Day. Prepaid order sales February 22nd - March 7th.
Looking for More Sibshop facilitators
Help give kids a chance to have fun & share their thoughts and experiences about having a family member with a disability. We are currently holding Sibshop in Fargo, & would like to hold Sibshops in all areas of our region! Training available. Call: 218-233-5949 or 1-800-411-0124 The Arc’s National Sibling Council
Thanks to Moorhead Kiwanis and the following sponsors for contributing to the Harlem Ambassador Basketball fundraiser: Quarter Sponsors:
Moorhead Public Schools
Blue Sky, Inc,
Gate City Bank
Vogel Law Firm
American Crystal Sugar Company
Shooting Star Casino
A huge thank you to our local players, the Red River Flood! It was a fun evening!
Housing Access Services:
Circles of Support
WatchDriven by Opportunity, a video created by our national organization to show The Arc focus.
Are People with I/DD Still Living in the Shadows? Still in the Shadows with Their Future Uncertain. There is a real fear that our society may regress toward the institutional services we have been working to end for more than 50 years. Key Findings. Full report
View a clip from Offense Taken,
a DVD produced by Self-Advocates of Minnesota (SAM), which
brings attention to the hurtful use of the "R" word. For more information, please visit RTC Media Productions
Master Pool Special Needs Trusts
Considering a Special Needs or Supplemental Needs Trust for a family member? Check out The Arc of Minnesota's Master Pool Trust. The Arc of MN Master Pool Trust, administered by professionals that know the intricacies of trusts, makes it possible for families to put money aside for a loved one with a disability; for things like vacations, cell phone, & cable TV; without affecting eligibility for government benefits such as SSI & MA.