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Membership and charitable gifts are vital to the mission of The Arc Community Advocates in sustaining and increasing reach and services to our clients throughout Southwest Michigan. You can make a positive impact on the lives of community members by becoming a member of The Arc.

All funding from outside sources goes directly to creating opportunities and improving the lives of our clients through advocacy, education, and assistance programs.


Memberships renew annually at time of joining


Examples of the value of your membership dollars

$25 - Supports initial Advocacy intake.

$275 - Supports an individual as they make self-determined choices on how they want to live their life.

$500 - Supports a family as they plan for a their loved one with a disability to live an independent, happy, and quality of life after a loved one has passed on.

$1,000 - Supports advocacy to change systems and policy at the local, state, and federal levels to reduce barriers to choice and living independently.

$2,500 - Supports advocacy for an individual across a lifespan including education, work, play, heath and wellness, housing, long term planning and more!