Donate Beads

Mardi Gras recycling helps ArcGNO turn beads into jobs for individuals with autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual disabilities!

 

We place donation bins throughout the community year-round with expanded locations during carnival.
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Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO) asked you to “throw us something mister,” and you did!

We want to thank our community partners for hosting a bead recycle bin so that everyone had the opportunity to donate to a great cause this Mardi Gras season. We had over 70 locations and more than 125 bins placed around the community and collected over 173 tons of throws in 2019.