Duffy’s Foundation Awards $5,000 to LARC

Lee Association for Remarkable Citizens (LARC) has been awarded $5,000 from Duffy’s Foundation. The donation was a part of Duffy’s Estero location grand re-opening. The grant will help LARC, an organization serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, provide programs and services that help individuals with disabilities achieve. The Duffy’s Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Duffy’s Sports Grill, a sports-themed restaurant concept with 34 locations in South Florida. The mission of The Duffy’s Foundation is to benefit organizations and individuals who positively impact their local communities.

“Support from community partners like Duffy’s Sports Grill is essential and helps LARC provide the programs and services that help individuals with disabilities achieve their potential,” said Angela Katz, LARC’s executive director. “We are deeply grateful and humbled to celebrate Duffy’s mission of “Benefitting organizations who positively impact their local communities.”

Established in 1954, LARC is a training center for success for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. LARC serves more than 400 individuals annually, and participants range in age from 14 to 78. LARC offers vocational training, community residential services, and a vast array of other state-of-the-art community inclusion services on a full-time, year-round basis. LARC’s main campus is located at 2570 Hanson Street, Fort Myers. LARC also operates two Residential Group Homes located in Cape Coral and North Fort Myers.

To learn more about LARC, contact Angela Katz, Executive Director, at 239-334-6285 x210 or email angelakatz@larcleecounty.org, or visit www.larcleecounty.org.



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