My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for The Arc of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
People with developmental disabilities are, of course, complex people with specific wants, needs, feelings and aspirations. The very best part of the Arc, in my experience volunteering with them, was learning that first-hand through the prism of their institution.
The Arc offers the most dignifying thing I can imagine for folks who go their: choices. Choices about what they want to do. Choices about what they like or don't like. Choices about how they want to live. Choice is a tremendously dignifying force in the lives of folks who go to the Arc,
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
becoming more comfortable interacting with people who have development disabilities.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Improve their facilities SOMA Make ad-hoc volunteering less confusing