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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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.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Waters Edge at Giovannis-6:00-9:00pm

The consumers at ARI have planned a formal event for people with developmental disabilities. We are asking that you assist us with keeping the cost down by clicking on the above photo to support this formal event for ARI and other consumers. For more information contact Darlene Caviness at or Gerard Gasparino at


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

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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.


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A Big Thank you to those that supported the 2016 Fairfield County Giving Day on Thursday, March 10th. Your support helped raise over $3,000 for ARI!


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Gerard Gasparino, Manager of Development & Recreation at

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