Arc of Greater New Orleans is:
... a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization serving people with intellectual disabilities and delays from birth through adulthood in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes.One of Arc's fundraisers is recycling the beads from the Mardi Gras and reselling them. They are saving the planet and creating jobs. Our Daily Green commends their mission and encourages our readers to utilize this wonderful charity the next time you purchase party supplies.
Arc of Greater New Orleans is committed to securing for all people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to develop, function and live to their fullest potential.
They have partnered with the United Way and the Sierra Club.