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Make a Difference: The Arc Eastern Connecticut

WHO: Kyle, his mother Patty and sister Liz.

AGENCY: The Arc Eastern Connecticut

THEIR SITUATION: Patty is unable to work after recently suffering a stroke and a broken shoulder from a fall and having to care for Kyle and Liz, her two adult children with special needs. Minimal state assistance is their only source of income.

WHAT TO GIVE: The family could use gift cards for food from Walmart and Stop & Shop.

  • Bedding and blankets for two twin beds and one full-size bed, dishes, silverware, pots, pans, potholders, crock pot, laundry baskets (one with wheels), personal hygiene products.
  • Kyle, size 10 winter boots, large or extra large sweat suits and T-shirts, sensory bracelets and necklaces.
  • Liz, warm clothing, women's size 16 in pants, large/extra large shirts, "top 40" CDs.
  • Patty, extra large sweats and pajamas, slippers, size 11, fuzzy socks.

TO DONATE: Financial assistance noting it is for the "Make a Difference" family can be sent to The Arc Eastern Connecticut, attn: Denise Tift, 125 Sachem St., Norwich, CT 06360. 


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