View Photos From the 2018 Gala

The Arc Minnesota is grateful to everyone who donated and joined us for last year’s event. Your support is critical in supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout Minnesota.

See photos from the 2018 event, including performer Dan Wilson and keynote speaker Cathy Wurzer.

My Wish

Self-advocates, family members, friends, and Advocates from The Arc Minnesota share their wishes for their loved ones and all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Meet the Liddicoats

John and Mary Liddicoat, 2018 Arc Gala Chairs, introduce their family and what inspires them to support the work of The Arc Minnesota. The 2018 Arc Gala raised financial support to provide access to information and assistance for all Minnesotans.

With Our Voices Stories: Joey

Joey’s parents help us get to know Joey, and talk about their experiences in raising a child with autism. They discuss the joys of seeing Joey grow to become a young adult, along with how The Arc Minnesota helps them navigate the complex system of support.

With Our Voices Stories: Tom and Maureen

Tom and Maureen share their story of a lifelong relationship with each other and The Arc Minnesota. Kim Keprios, CEO of The Arc Minnesota, describes the “never give up” attitude that characterizes the independence that Tom and Maureen have achieved in spite of their disabilities.

Embrace Your Style at Arc’s Value Village

Maggie and Grace describe how you can “Embrace Your Style” with great fashion finds at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and Donation Centers. Proceeds from sales at Arc’s Value Village benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities supported by The Arc Minnesota.