The Arc's Winter Wonderland

The return of The Arc of San Diego Winter Wonderland Fashion Show and Luncheon was held at the US Grant Hotel on Friday, December 2, 2022

This magnificent affair featured a festive champagne reception with a score of vendor boutiques and silent auction items offered to attendees with all proceeds benefitting life-changing programs at The Arc. Guests were escorted into the dining room for a luncheon and a holiday themed fashion show by Fashion Forward Director Leonard Simpson.

The Arc of San Diego Mission Statement

The Arc of San Diego supports and empowers people with disabilities to achieve their life goals.

The Arc of San Diego will be the premier provider of services to persons with disabilities. We will be an advocate for diversity of opportunities, enhancing individual life choices as a member of the community.

People First, Person-Centered
Honor the dignity of others 
Demonstrate compassion
Honor individuals' needs and differences
Appreciate diverse backgrounds
Know everyone has a contribution to make

One Team
Work together effectively-Act as ONE organization
Clearly define goals, roles and responsibilities
Solicit input from all stakeholders
Apply open communication and listening

Well-trained staff and volunteers
Flexibility and adaptability to meet changing needs
Innovative, person-focused programs and services
Consistent quality standards
Clear performance measurements

Community Partnership
Engage in collaborative opportunities within the community to strengthen services and programs
Provide leadership in our core competencies to others
Promote "People First" advocacy
Develop our volunteer base

Integrity & Accountability
Trustworthiness, "my word is my bond"
Do what you say you will do
Sharing of appropriate information

Photography by Gilda Adler