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70th Anniversary Celebration Raises Over $275,000 to Support Advocacy for People with IDD and Autism

On November 9, 2023, The Arc of Massachusetts celebrated seven decades of advocacy for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and autism with their 70th Anniversary Celebration at the Boston Marriott Newton. The event was a true success, with over 300 supporters in attendance and more than $275,000 raised to support The Arc’s crucial work. Read the full press release.


As a sponsor, you will improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. The 70th Anniversary will bring together our partners and friends, while celebrating the progress that has been made. The funds raised are critical to sustaining the advocacy and programs of The Arc of Massachusetts.

70th Anniversary Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Scott and Julie Borchardt
Vibeke and Gustav Christensen

Gold Sponsor

John and Tracy Atkinson

Silver Sponsor

Janet and Art Rico

Bronze Sponsor

Rick Daswani

Advocate Sponsor

Robert and Karen Bagdasarian
Jayme and Robert Betts

Supporter Sponsor

Berkshire County Arc

Charles River Center


The Arc of Greater Haverhill-Newburyport

The Arc of Plymouth and Upper Cape Cod


Susanna Peyton and John Campbell

Road to Responsibility, Inc.

Sevita Health

Friend Sponsor

Disability Law Center

Economised Time Services

The New England Council


Leo and Mary Beth Sarkissian

Incompass Human Services

Northeast Arc

Opportunities for Inclusion

Katrin Aback

A.W. Perry, Inc.

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Save the Date!

70 Years of Progress: Advocacy, Empowerment, and The Arc of Massachusetts

Thursday, May 23, 2024 3:00pm

1360 Worcester Street | Natick, Massachusetts

This program will look back at the history of disability policy and advocacy in Massachusetts through the personal experiences of members of the disability community. A cocktail reception will follow the presentation.

Save the Date