December 2017

Dear friends,

As we come to the close of the year, we want to extend a very special thank you to you–for welcoming L'Arche into your heart hrough your donations, prayers, and time. Your generosity transforms the lives of people with and without disabilities and we couldn’t make the difference we do without you

I’d like to ask you to remember L’Arche again this year so that we can continue to create homes of joy filled with gestures of love that change the world. 

Homes of Joy

Anders and Luca with new friends in Belfast at the L'Arche International Assembly this summer

If you count carefully, you will find twelve cuckoo clocks in Angel House (many of which thankfully include silence switches!). The clocks are just one of many small touches Anders has shared with the home after L’Arche welcomed him as a lifelong core member last year. Anders is a man who takes great joy in home

Gestures of Love

Anders always has enough money saved up for a postcard and stamp for the special people in his life. When we traveled together to the L’Arche International Assembly in Belfast, Northern Ireland this summer, Anders made sure our first errand out was to pick out and send postcards back to his friends at L’Arche.

Create Homes of Joy With Us

Your support allows us to create spaces where people like Anders can flourish, and in doing so, bless each of us. Will you please consider making a tax-deductible year-end donation to continue L’Arche Chicago’s life-changing impact? Your generosity supports the core members and assistants to change the world with love.

Your partnership is essential as we continue and expand our mission to reveal the gifts of people with intellectual disabilities. Your faithful contribution allows us to change the world one relationship at a time.

With deep gratitude,




Mic Altena

Executive Director | Community Leader

L'Arche Chicago

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