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Allegany Arc Awarded $15,000 in Grants from NYSARC Trust Services

Allegany Arc, a not-for-profit organization supporting people with disabilities in Allegany County, has been awarded $15,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support Allegany Arc’s recreation programs.

NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trust (SNT) that can make dramatic improvements to the lives of people with disabilities while enabling individuals to maintain eligibility for public benefits programs, such as Medicaid and SSI. For 2018, NYSARC Trust Services is proud to fulfill its commitment to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by awarding a total of $2,778,500 in grants to The Arc New York Chapters statewide.

This year, Allegany Arc received $15,000 to develop new recreational opportunities that will enrich the lives of more than 70 athletes it serves through Special Olympics Allegany County. Allegany Arc utilized the recreation grant funds to continue and expand its Special Olympics sport/athlete program offerings; bocce ball, bowling, softball, basketball and dance.

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About NYSARC Trust Services

NYSARC Trust Services has administered supplemental needs trusts since 1972, helping more than 16,000 people with disabilities protect their eligibility for government benefits and improve their quality of life. Our trust programs give people with disabilities the opportunity to remain in their communities with greater comfort and independence while providing peace of mind to their family and loved ones.

NYSARC Trust Services administers first-and-third-party supplemental needs trust, pooled trusts for income and resource (asset) protection, and individual trusts. When protecting settlement proceeds with a NYSARC Community Trust, we can also administer Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) accounts. For more information, please call (518) 439-8323 or visit us online www.nysarctrustservices.org.

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