F&H Cares Announces 2023 Recipient - The Arc
Fabrics and Home is very happy to announce that this year’s F & H Cares recipient is The Arc, an organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the "human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.”
The Arc began in 1950, and was the first group to fund research on intellectual and developmental disabilities. Today, The Arc provides the largest community-based organization of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the world, with hundreds of chapters throughout the United States.
Lorie Thur Katz, the owner of of F&H, has worked with children with disabilities for more than 15 years and widens her impact with annual donations to the organizations that support the 13 disabilities that effect school-aged children and their families.
Fabrics and Home created F & H Cares in 2019 to support children with disabilities by donating 25 cents per yard for each yard of fabric sold from the products purchased on its website. Each year, Fabrics and Home randomly chooses one of 13 disabilities from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
This is an ongoing yearly mission to help children, supporting the many not-for-profit organizations that provide students, families, teachers and staff affected by a disability with individualized resources and continuous support.
F&H Cares gave donations to The Youth Mental Health Project in 2022 and to Autism Speaks in 2021. Read more here about F&H Cares.
All photos supplied by The Arc.
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