The Arc Launches Project Sunshine to Boost Spirits

May 8th, 2020

The Arc of Essex County launched Project Sunshine in early May as a way to provide encouragement and cheer to our group home residents during the self-quarantine and social distancing period resulting from COVID-19. Rally your family and friends to get involved by sending a note or picture of encouragement to individuals residing with The Arc of Essex County.

How to get involved:

Write a note, letter, or card, or draw or paint a picture and send it to:

  • By mail:
    Project Sunshine
    c/o Friends at The Arc of Essex County
    123 Naylon Avenue
    Livingston, NJ 07039
  • Send an email to
  • Post a photo or record a video and share to The Arc of Essex County's Facebook page and use #ArcofEssexNJ and #ProjectSunshine

Inspire others to help:

  • Enlist help from your friends and family
  • Ask your volunteer or community groups to participate

This is a great project for children, teens, adults, and seniors! Thank you for helping to spread kindness to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities during this time of uncertainty!