Philadelphia, PA SpArc Services is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a Challenge America award of $10,000. This grant will support the Cultural Arts Center at SpArc Services and ensure that adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities have access and opportunity in the performing arts.
Irvin W., a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan, fulfills his 80-year-long dream of attending an Eagles game with the help of the Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance. Read his inspiring story of passion and perseverance in SpArc Services' Cultural Arts program.
The information session scheduled for Tuesday, October 31, 2023 is cancelled.
SpArc Philadelphia is thrilled to announce that we received funding from the Philadelphia City Fund in the amount of $14,100 to advance the development of “The Park at SpArc.”
Effective July 1, 2023, Nofre Vaquer will take the reins as CEO for SpArc Philadelphia. Nofre has been serving the organization for more than 14 years, and has moved up in various roles with increasingly more responsibility, most recently as Chief Operating Officer.
Following a decade of service as CEO of SpArc Philadelphia, Laura Princiotta will be retiring effective June 30, 2023. Laura has dedicated her career to serving vulnerable populations and worked for 34 years at SpArc.
Joseph Riddle, Director of Neurodiversity in the Workplace, joined the Walgreen Boots Alliance’s 2022 ESG Report Virtual Launch event to bust some myths about disability employment.