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Hiring people with disabilities brings unexpected benefits


Mike Foley is assistant vice president of business development at the Greater Richmond ARC. His op-ed was featured this past weekend in the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

Knowing firsthand the challenges of living with a loved one with disabilities, I can confidently say that we’ve come a long way over the past several decades.

But we still have a long way to go.

My brother John passed away in 2006, but years before was a participant at the Greater Richmond ARC. His positive experience with the organization and their program led to a long association for me and my family. As a youngster I volunteered, and then later served on the Board of Directors. Read the full story>>