FARMINGTON HILLS — JARC, a Michigan-based organization serving people with disabilities, has been selected to receive a $120,000 grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Inc. based in Owings Mills, Md.
The $120,000 grant will help support the organization’s Independent Living Services program, which provides comprehensive assistance to adults with disabilities living in their own homes and apartments. JARC’s ILS program improves the quality of life for its participants with qualified and well-trained staff, opportunities for social interaction and recreation, advocacy for health care and financial welfare, and provides connections with the broader community.
“It’s an honor to be the recipient of this grant,” said Rick Loewenstein, chief executive officer of JARC. “We remain dedicated to and take pride in making sure everyone we serve with developmental disabilities is able to live full, dignified lives in the community and that’s what this grant is all about.”
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States. It provides approximately $100 million in annual grants to nonprofits that offer direct services to low income and vulnerable individuals and families.