What is Membership with The Arc of Aurora?

We are a Membership organization and welcome all! Not only do you receive the benefits below and create a partnership with the organization, you also add your voice to those locally, statewide, and nationally who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). To become a Member of The Arc of Aurora, you must complete a Membership application. Contact The Arc of Aurora 720-213-1420 to request an application.

You may choose between two Membership types:

  • Contributing Membership – Pay a voluntary $30 annual fee OR volunteer 2 hours for The Arc of Aurora
  • Basic Membership – No annual fee
Membership Benefits Contributing Membership Basic Membership
Help keep The Arc of Aurora’s doors open by paying a voluntary $30 annual fee. X
15% discount card usable multiple times throughout the year at ANY arc Thrift Store. X
Discounted registration, as available, for trainings hosted by our social enterprise, THINK+change. X
Eligible to apply for annual scholarships available the first quarter of each year (must meet criteria). X
Eligible to apply for the Member Help Fund, an assistance program we offer (must meet criteria). X X
Receive our quarterly newsletter, News You Can Use. X X
Eligible to be considered for Thanksgiving Gift Card and Holiday Gift Project support. X X
Invitations to Member-only events such as dances, small group trainings, and other social activities. X X
Opportunities meet other Members to create lifelong relationships, friendships, and support systems. X X
Strengthen the voice of those who advocate for people with I/DD X X


Keeping The Arc of Aurora’s doors open
People with I/DD and their families getting the help they need
Strengthening the voices of those with I/DD
Educating the community about people with I/DD