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February 25, 2015

Online Bazaar Raises $8,215 for L’Arche International

  As part of an international federation of 147 communities in 35 countries, L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. is committed to building awareness about ….

February 18, 2015

L’Arche Advocates Visit Richmond

More than 9,000 Virginians who have intellectual and developmental disabilities are currently on waiting lists to receive community-based services like residential ….

February 9, 2015

Buying Chocolates with Charles

The candy shop was almost empty, but I was rushing nonetheless. “Come on, Charles, we talked about your budget before we ….

February 1, 2015

David Donohoe and Bob Asselin Join L’Arche Board

David Donohoe joined the L’Arche board of directors after retiring from more than 40 years as an attorney at Akin Gump ….

January 2, 2015

From failure to community

College dropouts find new direction in L’Arche Note: This is the first story in a series titled Where are they now? ….

December 2, 2014

Life Together: 2014 Annual Report

  Dear friends, As L’Arche founder Jean Vanier writes in his book Be Not Afraid, living together is difficult for human ….

November 6, 2014

At L’Arche, those at the margins find love at the center

by Michael Gerson, opinion writer, The Washington Post In an older, gentrifying, suburban Virginia neighborhood — the kind with porch flags ….

November 3, 2014

Jean Vanier and L’Arche Receive Award

Elizabeth Rankin, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame Jean Vanier and L’Arche Receive Notre Dame Award for International ….

October 15, 2014

Laurie’s New Life in L’Arche

Last New Year’s Eve Laurie Pippenger created a collage and titled it “My New Life.” The photos included one of a large ….

September 17, 2014

Falling Blocks and Gratuitous Love

Hazel Pulliam shot me a look from the passenger seat as I maneuvered the van around in the dead-end road. It ….