At Desert Arc, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life and creating opportunities for people with disabilities. Serving more than 600 clients in the Coachella Valley and Morongo Basin, Desert Arc provides vocational training, job placement and employment, independent living support and more.

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January 2015

Dear Friend of Desert Arc,

The Board of Directors of Desert Arc is sending the enclosed Capital Campaign Case Statement to you in the hope that you will contribute to the 2014 Capital Campaign for much-needed improvements at our Palm Desert main campus. As the Case Statement describes, Desert Arc has an increasing number of clients with developmental disabilities and needs to expand and improve the buildings on our campus. We do not receive governmental funding for these improvements, so we are reliant on contributions from donors like you to provide the funds necessary to complete the needed projects.

As the Case Statement describes, major benefactors have committed $1 million to the Capital Campaign, but their contributions only provide half of our needed funds to finish and furnish the full improvements. We have embarked on this new stage to match the donor's generous contribution with a second $1 million to complete the project.

We need your help! Please read the Case Statement and click the Donate Now button below with a contribution that will help us reach our $1 million goal.

Desert Arc serves 600+ disabled clients in three locations - our main campus in Palm Desert on Country Club at Monterey, our new Recycling Center in Indio, and our large satellite facility in Yucca Valley. Our mission is to "Enhance the quality of life and create opportunities for people with disabilities." We provide vocational training and employment opportunities as well as a year-round schedule of social activities including sports, art, music and outings for our clients. We hope that you will help us to achieve our goal for our clients!

Thank you!

Lori Serfling
Board Chair

Richard Balocco
President & CEO

View our Case Statement

Donate to our Capital Campaign Now

Upcoming Events 2015

The Gardens on El Paseo Annual Concert Series Desert Arc Night
The Concert Series takes place in the center courtyard at The Gardens on El Paseo. Ticket sales begin around 4:30 p.m., with entertainment beginning at 6:00 p.m. Performance by Kal David and The Real Deal featuring Miss Lauri Bono
January 31st 4:30pm

ClubCorp Chairty Classic-Party With A Purpose
At Indian Wells Country Club
Friday, February 20, 2015 – 5:30pm
Mix & Mingle - Cocktails,
Tastes from around the World
Live & Silent Auctions
$75 p/p
$650 Table of 10
Benefiting ALS, Desert Arc, EPCF
For more info call 760-345-2561

Desert Arc Valentine’s Day Dance
Friday, February 13, 2015 – 5:00pm
Building #1 Dining room

Desert Arc Golf Classic
Eagle Falls Golf Course,
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:30pm Shotgun
Golf Tournament & Dinner Banquet
$250 p/Player
For more info call Connie 760-346-1611