Why Give to The Arc
Did you know that .90 cents of every dollar you contribute to The Arc goes directly to the services we provide? We keep our administrative costs very low at 10% as we fulfill our mission. When you consider your charitable giving, please remember to support The Arc of Bristol County. Every gift, big or small, is greatly appreciated and goes to support our mission. If you have any questions about a gift, please contact The Arc of Bristol County at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (508) 226-1445.
Are you a member of The Arc?
If not, please use our safe online form to become a member today.
If you are already a member, thanks! Don’t miss what news is happening at The Arc. You can renew your membership, or donate a gift to be part of our success.
Do you need to find a gift for that person who has everything?
You can make a gift in that person’s name to The Arc.
What if The Arc earned a penny every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? Well, now it can!
GoodSearch.com is a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!
GoodShop.com is a new online shopping mall which donates up to 37 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an order, you’ll be supporting your favorite cause.
Just go to goodsearch.com and be sure to enter The Arc of Bristol County as the charity you want to support. And, be sure to spread the word!
Gifting appreciated securities to The Arc will allow you to give a gift of stock while avoiding capital gains taxes from the sale of securities.
Leaving a legacy:
Supporters of The Arc who include us in their estate planning are leaving a wonderful legacy for the future, ensuring the services we provide go on for generations. Please talk to your financial planner about including The Arc in your estate planning.
We can turn that old clunker into a meaningful donation to The Arc. Please ensure that you select The Arc of Bristol County as your designated Chapter.
Go to www.goodsearch.com and register your searches or shopping with The Arc of Northern Bristol County. We receive pennies per search, which add up!
Many companies will match the charitable giving of their employees. Once you have made a gift, contact your Human Resources representative for a form to send to The Arc to have your gift matched. This essentially doubles your gift!
A gift of time:
We love our volunteers! Please consider how you may contribute time to The Arc. We have a variety of ways you may become involved.
The Arc of Bristol County abides by the Donor Bill of Rights, which you can read here.
The Arc of Bristol County is listed in The Giving Common. Here you may examine The Arc’s financial reports.