ARI... Always Reaching for Independence

Enriching the lives of people with disabilities and their families by enabling them to achieve their fullest potential at home, at work, and in the community.



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Thank you for supporting the 22nd Annual Lotstein/Martin Golf Tournament. Once again this event was a success. Check out our facebook page for photos

Thank you to Tom Maker and the stars for a successful event


Thank you for supporting the 11th Annual Walk for Independence--You can still donate at


Please consider supporting ARI by participating in our many events or by making a donation. Donations are accepted online via the donation button above or by mailing a check to 174 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902. Also please consider contacting your employer about matching your donation.

Support ARI by making a donation either online by clicking above or by mail. Click here for a donation card. Please note that you can donate throughout the year by checking the appropriate box to make your gift monthly or quarterly. For a copy of the annual appeal letter click here. We thank you for your continued support.




The Spring Newsletter is available for viewing. Click here to view.


Thank you to all of our sponsors of our Red Carpet Affair Formal. More than 60 consumers attended dressing in their suits, tuxedos and gowns while dancing the night away.Visit our facebook page for photos from this event.


The 21st Annual Lotstein/Martin Golf Tournament took place on Thursday, July 28th at Sterling Farms Golf Course. We would like to thank all who assisted in making this a successful event. Visit our facebook page for photos from the event. Click here for more information


The 10th Annual Walk for Independence took place on Sunday May 1st at Cove Island Park in Stamford, CT. We thank everyone that supported this event. Click here for photos from the event.

Thank you to the Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Pitney Bowes and Staples for supporting the Lifeskills & Career Development Program within the ARI Day Program.

The FCCF provided $10,000 in funding through their competitive grant program.

Pitney Bowes provided $5,000 through their competitive grant program.

Staples provided a grant of $1,000 through the 2 Million and Change Program.

The funds will support the Day Program for purchase of technology and curriculum to assist with skill building.


Thank you to the Berkowitz Lawfirm for their continued support of ARI through an annual grant.


When you shop at Amazon Smiles and a donation will be made to ARI. Click below for more information.




Use Goodshop to support ARI of Connecticut, Inc.


A Big Thank you to those that supported the 2017 Fairfield County Giving Day on Thursday, March 9th.. Your support helped raise over $3,000 for ARI including at $250 participation prize!


Click here for the 2016 Annual Report

Click here for the Spring 2017 E Newsletter

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