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Invest in The Arc today

A donation of any amount is very much appreciated and will be acknowledged. It is through the generosity of people in our community that The Arc Caddo-Bossier is able to provide an array of services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. We have the privilege to serve individuals and provide support to families in our community. Our services can start at prenatal care and continue to assist individuals their entire lives. We strive to make the world a better place for children and adults with developmental disabilities and your support will help us continue our mission. Each and every donation to The Arc Caddo-Bossier is gratefully received and is also tax deductible as allowable by law.

Planned Giving

The Arc Caddo-Bossier Foundation is passionate about supporting people with disabilities to reach their full potential as productive citizens.  We invite you to explore the benefits of planned giving while establishing a legacy and ensuring the future of vital programs for people with disabilities.  There are many Planned Giving Options, but summarized in the attached document are a few options for your review. This document includes some of the more common and familiar Planned Giving Options, but there are many others.  Always check with your accountant, attorney, financial advisor and/or tax advisor for additional information on how general rules apply to your particular situation.  The Arc Caddo-Bossier Foundation appreciates your interest and support.  We would be pleased to meet with you or provide you additional information.

The Jim McCrery Scholarship Fund

The Jim McCrery Scholarship Fund provides opportunities for The Arc to help families in our community who have children with special needs.

Honorarium

You may wish to provide a gift in honor of someone special - perhaps for a birthday or anniversary celebration. The person being honored will receive a letter acknowledging that you have honored him or her in this way. You will also receive an acknowledgement for your gift that can be used for tax purposes.

The Arc Caddo-Bossier Vehicle Donation Program

Maximize Your Car Donation Tax Deduction in Moments. Simply call our toll free number at 1-877-ARC-CAR0, (1-877-272-2270) with the year, make and model of your vehicle, the general condition, the vehicle identification number, and with title and lien in hand. Mention "The Arc of Caddo-Bossier Foundation" when you call and make your donation. We will handle the rest. Our friendly operators are glad to answer any questions you may have. They will arrange a convenient time for free auto towing, and mail your required tax form documentation within four to six weeks. The Arc of The United States has partnered with Melwood's Charity Car Donation Center, a non-profit agency, to manage and operate our vehicle donation program. Melwood, since 1963 has provided job training and employment for over 2,000 individuals with disabilities.

Click here to donate a vehicle
(car, van, truck, boat with a trailer, or recreational vehicle).

Volunteer Your Time

Become a GREAT (Great Results Equine Assisted Therapy) volunteer. Volunteers are a major factor towards the success of the GREAT program.To become a GREAT volunteer contact Caroline Hendrix, Director of GREAT, at (318) 938-9166.

The Arc Foundation Society

The Arc Foundation Society is a group of people who realize the value of The Arc's programs in our community. Individuals, companies, organizations, and foundations give gifts of $1,000.00 or more specifically to The Arc Caddo-Bossier Foundation in support of The Arc's programs and services. Simply click the donate button below to give a secure gift online, or call Leann Bond at 318 221-8392.

Matching Gifts

With matching gifts you may be able to double, even triple your gift! Ask your employer if your company has a matching gift policy. Companies with matching gift programs are thrilled to match charitable contributions made by their employees.

Memorial Donation

Some choose to make a donation in memory of a loved one. Memorial gifts will be acknowledged and the appropriate person notified of your donation. Some designate The Arc Caddo-Bossier to be the recipient of memorial donations for their loved one. In these circumstances we request that checks be sent to:

ATTN: Leann Bond
The Arc Caddo-Bossier
351 Jordan Street
Shreveport, LA 71101

Membership

Join The Arc Caddo-Bossier for $15.00 annually. Membership includes local, state, and national affiliation with The Arc. Memberships can be given as birthday, holiday, and anniversary gifts. To join online, click on PayPal icon below.