Empowering Individuals and Families.
Many thanks to all who attended and supported The Arc of Lincoln Harvest Moon Annual Celebration held on 10-19-2023.
The event advocating for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities was a fun-filled success. The scrumptious dinner by the Venue, the lively fundraising Live Auction by Ed Hall of Vandertook Auction Co. as well as the Silent Auctions , and the recognition program event took place at The Grand Manse in the Jasmine Room.
2023 Arc Advocate Awards were presented to the following individuals in recognition of their advocacy and service:
Community Advocate Award: Kathy Wade, DD Service Coordination Supervisor - NE Department Health & Human Services
Educator Advocate Award: Hope Clarke, Lux MS Special Education Teacher - Lincoln Public Schools
Leadership Advocate Award: Dr. Amber Messersmith- Management Department Professor, UNL College of Business
Self Advocate Award: Alan Carlson- Board Vice President, Arc of Lincoln
Appreciation was expressed to the following Harvest Moon sponsors:
Bryan Hospital, Lincoln
Hands of Heartland, Lincoln
Glienke Insurance Agency, Lincoln
Kobza Family, Lincoln
NIAF Reality, Lincoln
Riggs & Associates CPAs, Lincoln
Sandhills Global - Peed Foundation, Lincoln
Young Family, Beatrice
Appreciation was also expressed to over 50 agencies, businesses, and individuals who donated auction items. The Arc of Lincoln thanks all Harvest Moon supporters.
Thank you so much for your interest in supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through a donation to the Arc of Lincoln!
You can donate via Paypal or Venmo QR codes below. As well as cash, credit card or check.
(all major credit cards accepted)
The Advocacy Partnership for People with Special Needs was created to increase the capacity to advocate for people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
We empower and serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We advocate for their rights and community inclusion.
We will live in a society where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are included and respected as valued members of the community.
The Arc of Lincoln provides a town hall, resource fair and presentations important for families as young adults prepare to transition to adulthood.
Opportunity for families to learn about important topics and share information with other families.
ADVOCACY PARTNERSHIP BOARD OF DIRECTORS