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The Arc's Annual Holiday Party!
Spread The Holiday Cheer, Donate Today
It is the time of year to start planning for the Holidays and to begin spreading cheer and love to all
your neighbors, friends and family. It is the time to be thankful for what you have
and give to those in need. The holidays are truly a special time.
It is also time again for the annual holiday party of The Arc for all our clients and friends.
This party is the one that is talked about all year and completely paid for by donations from
our supporters and friends.
We would love for you to make a donation this year and support us in throwing a great party once
again. Simply click the "Donate Now" button above and make any amount of contribution.
No amount is too small, or too big.
This year's party is December 3rd and is again being held at Trinity Methodist Church.
We cant wait to see everyone and get the season kicked off in style!
Give Us Your Old Tech!
Have you recently treated yourself to a new computer? Maybe a new cell phone, television or
printer? What are your plans to dispose of your old hardware?
Did you know that The Arc recycles eWaste, electronics and small appliances? You already know
that we recycle paper, cardboard, aluminum, etc. but you might not know that you can bring
your old computer when you bring by your paper to be shredded and clothes to donate. We
can help with almost all your recycling needs. In fact, we have recycled well over 1 million pounds
of goods. Not too shabby!
If you are a business owner with a closet of old electronics and machines, we can do a pick up
for a very low cost and help you purge your machines and get back some of your storage space at the
If you wonder if we will accept something, give us a call.
Free Shred Day Open To Gainesville Area Residents
Every Wednesday at The Arc of Alachua County is Free Shred Day for residents in our area.
Hopefully you know that The Arc has a very extensive
recycling division. We recycle paper, electronics, computers, cardboard, plastic, glass, and more.
But we really got our start
recycling and securely shredding paper. We are certified as a secure document destruction company and conduct
business in Alachua County as Gone4ever Recycling.
We have now opened up our doors every Wednesday for area residents to bring in as much paper as they wish to have
it securely destroyed. All your old bills, tax documents or contracts can now be taken care of with all the complete
security in destruction that you would pay for any other time. You read that right....FREE for area residents!
Businesses can also bring in their shredding needs and have it securely destroyed for only $.19 per pound.
Just bring your paper to us on Wednesdays between 8am and 4pm and we will securely destroy it for free. We will
even help you unload directly in to a locked bin to remain locked until in our secure and video monitored shredding room.
Want to watch it get destroyed, no problem. Contact us today with any questions at 352-334-4060.
Who Is The Arc?
The Arc of Alachua County is a community based organization committed to providing a continuum of exemplary
services, supports, and advocacy to assure that people with developmental disabilities can enjoy respect and
dignity and be full participants in the community.
The Arc has a rich history spanning 60 years and marked by accomplishment.
We continue to carry out the mission and vision of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities,
as well as their parents and siblings.
Over the last 60 years, The Arc has grown and adapted to the changes that people with disabilities face
across their life span. Through the decades, The Arc has seen several name changes, advocated for the passage
of state and federal legislation on behalf of people with disabilities and established a broad network of
state and local chapters that range from small voluntary groups to large, professional organizations.
Although much has changed for those that we serve, we always try to raise awareness, supporters, and
always help improve the lives of the intellectually and developmentally disabled.
The Arc of Alachua County is a community based organization committed to providing a continuum of
exemplary services, supports, and advocacy to assure that people with developmental disabilities can enjoy
respect and dignity and be full participants in the community.