Serving the Developmentally Disabled since 1965

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EL ARCA has been fortunate enough to receive support from community organizations that have lent their time in order to fulfill our mission. If you or your organization are able to provide volunteers or partnership, please email us.

Wells Fargo Capital Finance


Employees of Wells Fargo Capital Finance are empowered to nominate non-profit agencies to receive contributions. EL ARCA has been nominated by Ms. Yolanda Jasso and received three separate $5,000 grants in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

My Choice Foundation


The My Choice Foundation, located in Northern California, provides services to promote the independence of persons with developmental disabilities. The Foundation has provided $15,000 in the last three years for the purchase and maintenance of touch-screen computers and iPads so students are able to communicate more effectively.

Bailey’s Creamery


In coordination with television personality Mario Lopez, Bailey’s Creamery donated $10,000 to EL ARCA in support of its mission. The donation resulted from a promotion contest Bailey’s Creamery had in late 2012.

YNOT Foundation


The YNOT Foundation’s mission is to empower individuals and families to transform themselves to lead better lives through diverse community outreach programs, community development, economic empowerment and social justice. In 2012 YNOT Foundation selected EL ARCA as a recipient of a $7,000 grant to pursue its mission of empowering individuals and families.

Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council


The Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council provides non-profit grants to community-based organizations as part of its community outreach. EL ARCA received $2,500 from the council in support of its community walks.

Did You Know?

TV personality, Mario Lopez chose EL ARCA as his charity of choice and generously gave a

$10,000 grant

to the organization.


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- Darlene Chavez
Participant, ADSC