Record-breaking Night Benefits Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
— JARC Florida CEO, Jeffrey Zirulnick.
DELRAY BEACH, FL, UNITED STATES, August 29, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — JARC Florida, a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that provides programs and services to educate and empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its annual ‘Cocktails for JARC’ event at THRōW Social in Delray Beach, Fla. on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. The fun evening of music, axe-throwing, games and cocktails was attended by 160 people and raised over $30,000, benefitting JARC’s various programs and services.
“The community once again showed up to support our organization and our deserving JARC clients,” said JARC Florida CEO, Jeffrey Zirulnick. “Every dollar raised allows us to continue our mission to educate and empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and we thank you for your support.”
In the event’s 13th year, it hit a record for most funds raised at a ‘Cocktails’ event. The event was chaired by Justin Tompkins and Sean Casper, with 100% of all proceeds benefiting JARC Florida and its programs.
“I was honored to once again be chairing this incredible event and thrilled to have Sean join me as co-chair this year,” said co-chair Justin Tompkins, Senior Financial Advisor, The Tompkins Group. “JARC is such an impactful organization, and we are proud to be able to support them every year while highlighting all that they do for our community.”
“This year’s Cocktails for JARC event drew in an awesome crowd that was fun, supportive, and beyond generous,” added co-chair Sean Casper, Managing Director, Coastal Investment Co. “Our JARC supporters always come ready to give where the greatest need is, and we couldn’t be more thankful!”
About JARC FL
JARC Florida, a non-sectarian organization based in Boca Raton, provides programs and services to educate and empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization’s vision is to remove barriers to independence so that each person with intellectual and developmental disabilities is better able to reach his or her potential. JARC currently operates ten group homes in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area for adults with developmental disabilities. JARC offers apartment living for those who do not require 24-hour supervision as well as vocational training in the Mel & Elaine Stein Living and Learning Center. The organization was created in the mid 1980’s in response to the needs of families with adult children with developmental disabilities. Learn more at http://jarcfl.org.