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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 or call (508) 226-1445.

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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.

  • You may safely make a gift online here. Gifts received by The Arc of Bristol County are tax deductible. Please contact The Arc of Bristol County at (508) 226-1445 or by e-mail at if you need a receipt of your charitable gift for your tax returns.

  • Appreciated securities:

    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.

  • A gift for the person who has everything

    Do you need a gift for the person who has everything? Consider making a gift in their name or in their honor to The Arc of Bristol County.

  • 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.

  • Matching gifts:

    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.

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