The Arc/Hope Notes

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Arc of Atlantic County is asking the community to show its support of people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities through an initiative aimed at promoting positive messages of hope.

“Hope Notes” is a way to provide encouragement, cheer, inspire faith and instill hope in the hearts of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities during the COVID-19 self-quarantine and social distancing period.

The Arc is encouraging friends, families, community partners, volunteers, donors and the general public to share your pictures and positive words of encouragement with Arc bclients, Beginning April 26 through June 30.

How Can You Help?
Write notes, letters, or cards, draw or paint pictures and mail to: HOPE NOTES c/o Friends at The Arc of Atlantic County, 6550 Delilah Rd., Suite 101, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Send an email to

Post a photo or make a video on the organization’s social media pages @ArcAtlantic and hashtag #TheArcAtlantic #HopeNotes

Hope Notes is a great project for children, teens, adults and seniors during self-quarantine, shelter-in-place efforts to flatten the curve and stop the spread of COVID-19.

For more information, contact Mary Ruley Moyer at 609-485-0800, ext. 135 or email


Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.