Extending the Legacy: The Arc of Massachusetts Celebrates the Becker Family

On April 6, a standing room only crowd gathered at the Sheraton Framingham to celebrate the enduring legacy of Dan and Angela Becker and their son Michael. Hosted by Alex Moschella, the Beckers’ attorney and trustee of their estate, the program featured many wonderful memories about the Becker family, a keynote address by Elin Howe, Commissioner of the Department of Developmental Services, and two major announcements. A long-time advisor to …

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A Foundation for the Future

With the old, aging building now almost completely out of the way, construction crews got to work on the new headquarters for The Arc of Massachusetts. Check out the new foundation that was poured just a couple of weeks ago! The Arc’s Home for the Future Campaign is making the new building possible. So far, we have received more than $1.2 million in commitments from individual supporters, our chapters, and foundations. …

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The IRA Charitable Rollover is Permanent!

Great News for Donors who need to take an IRA distribution! For donors age 70½ or older, giving just became easier! This week the on again/off again IRA Charitable Rollover was made permanent. This tax provision allows individuals age 70½ or older to make a gift of up to $100,000 from their traditional IRA to qualified nonprofit organizations, including The Arc of Massachusetts. If you choose to make a gift …

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