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We are pleased to announce the award of two grants; $5,000 from the Thomas J. Atkins Memorial Trust fund and $2,000 from the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation. These grants will help fund our Adult Skill Development and Leisure Program.


This long-running program for people with intellectual and development disabilities (I/DD) is instrumental in creating community inclusion for people with I/DD. The program has pivoted to virtual programming during the pandemic and discovered that this new format made new and exciting experiences for people with I/DD.


"They're learning how to use technology and finding new interests. They've joined a book club for the first time and are playing trivia," said Linda Iovanna, CEO/President of MARC.

These friends are enjoying their first-ever, virtual book club.

"Many have grown more confident and are more engaged when online. We are excited to foster these new successes when we transition back to community-based programs," she added.


Amid a period of significant challenges and the community's growing needs, we are immensely grateful for our supporters' generosity. Their kindness and compassion will empower our community for years to come.

MARC Community Resources

25 Industrial Park Rd.

Middletown, CT 06457

P: 860-342-0700

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