ARI... Always Reaching for Independence--Thank you for your support!

Enriching the lives of people with disabilities and their families by enabling them to achieve their fullest potential at home, at work, and in the community.



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To browse items visit and click on the "Order Link" to place orders. Items can be shipped for a fee or picked up at ARI of Connecticut, Inc. for free. For more information please contact Gerard Gasparino, (203) 324-9258 ext. 3023 or email


Thank you for supporting the ARI Fall Ball on Friday, October 26th

We thank our sponsors:

Fall Ball--Friends of ARI

Silver--Connecticut Pharmacy, First County Bank & The Norgren Family

Bronze--Phil & Jane Molstre, Webster Bank, The Umbrella Club, West High Service Station, Pitney Bowes, KAF Manufacturing, Events by Marylee, The Lyons Family, The Arestia Family and The Aronica/Buck Family

We thank our performer and emcee Frank Mastrone, Broadway Actor,

Roles include: The Phantom of the Opera & Les Miserables




Please consider supporting ARI by participating in our many events or by making a donation. Donations are accepted online via the donation button above or by mailing a check to 174 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902. Also please consider contacting your employer about matching your donation.

Support ARI by making a donation either online by clicking above or by mail. Click here for a donation card. Please note that you can donate throughout the year by checking the appropriate box to make your gift monthly or quarterly. For a copy of the annual appeal letter click here. We thank you for your continued support.



Thank you to the Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Pitney Bowes and Staples for supporting the Lifeskills & Career Development Program within the ARI Day Program.

The FCCF provided $10,000 in funding through their competitive grant program.

Pitney Bowes provided $5,000 through their competitive grant program.

Staples provided a grant of $1,000 through the 2 Million and Change Program.

The funds will support the Day Program for purchase of technology and curriculum to assist with skill building.


Thank you to the Berkowitz Lawfirm for their continued support of ARI through an annual grant.


When you shop at Amazon Smiles and a donation will be made to ARI. Click below for more information.





A Big Thank you to those that supported the 2017 Fairfield County Giving Day on Thursday, March 9th.. Your support helped raise over $3,000 for ARI including at $250 participation prize!


Click here for the 2017 Annual Report

Click here for the 2018 Summer E Newsletter

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Gerard Gasparino, Manager of Development & Recreation at

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