• Hazel and Yuko

    Gratuitous Love

    Hazel Pulliam teaches Yuko Gruber that love is never earned.

  • ©Brian A Taylor

    Celebrating 50 Years

    Walton Schofield celebrates L'Arche International's 50th with the traveling ark.

  • ©Brian A Taylor

    Sweet Summer

    Francene Short enjoys a summer party.

  • Matt Poder, Jael Villalobos, Rebecca Yuan Feng, Mel Perella-Savarese spent their summers volunteering at L'Arche Greater Washington, D.C. Photo by Bethany Keener

    Summer Volunteers

    Matt Poder, Jael Villalobos, Rebecca Yuan Feng, Mel Perella-Savarese

  • ES, SR, DG

    Freely Love

    Deb has taught me to give freely in love; that is enough. -Sarah Ruszkowski

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    Between now and September 15 your donation will be doubled thanks to a donor who has offered a one-to-one match.

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    Join the adventure of community living while supporting adults who have intellectual disabilities.

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    Discover the depths of the human spirit through interactions with our community members.

About Us

L'Arche is a community of people with and without intellectual disabilities who share their lives together. Our mission is comprised of three elements:

Want to learn more? Watch our video or contact us about getting to know the community personally.

September 17, 2014

Now Hiring Part-time Nurse

L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. has an immediate opening for a part-time nurse for our four homes; serving 16 adults with intellectual ….

September 17, 2014

Now Hiring Chief Operating Officer

L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to lead its contract services delivery and general business affairs.  Ideal ….

Whether playing Tumbling Towers or getting lost together, Hazel Pulliam and Yuko Gruber give each other grace. Photo by Steve Keener
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 ….

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Open House and L’Arche International Family Day

FromOctober 4, 2014 2:00 pm To October 4, 2014 4:00 pm

Prayer Night – D.C.

FromOctober 7, 2014 6:15 pm To October 7, 2014 8:00 pm

Prayer Night – Arlington

FromOctober 7, 2014 7:00 pm To October 7, 2014 8:00 pm

Arlington Open Houses

FromNovember 2, 2014 2:00 pm To November 2, 2014 4:00 pm
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