ARI... Always Reaching for Independence. | Save the Date-10th Annual Walk for Independence, Sunday, May 1, 2016-Cove Island Park

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Save the Date

The 10th Annual Walk for Independence will take place on Sunday May 1st at Cove Island Park in Stamford, CT beginning at 10:00am. Click above for the event flyer. To support online CLICK HERE This page will allow you to sponsor, donate, build your walk team. Click below for information on sponsorships and making donation by mail.


Sponsorship opportunities include:

TITLE EVENT & MEDIA SPONSORS $5,000 Below + media + front of tee shirt
RACE SPONSORS $2,500 Below + media + logo on shoulder of the tee shirt
DISTANCE SPONSORS $1,000 Below + entrance sign
PACE-SETTER SPONSORS $500 Below + print publicity
MILEAGE SPONSORS $250 Below + one path sign
TEAM SPONSORS $150 Name placed on back of tee shirt

Other Opportunities:

Sponsor an ARI Consumer $50

Sponsor an ARI Residence or Program $250

Contact Gerard Gasparino @ (203) 324-9258 ext. 3023 or for more information


Thank you to Staples for their $1,000 Grant 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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The 21st Annual Lotstein/Martin Golf Tournament will take 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 or the past 20 years. Click here for more information.

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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