Supporting Diversity and Inclusion of All Abilities

We believe that all people should have equal opportunity to live a healthy and full life, regardless of ability.

Over the years we’ve supported many organizations that transform the lives of millions of people with a range of special needs including the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Easter Seals, Special Olympics, and a range of community-based employment and job coaching organizations focused on serving people with disabilities. We fund organizations that:

  • Provide access for children to ability-specific camps
  • Help individuals receive specialty services
  • Give people employment training and help to gain employment
  • Provide people with care and treatment

We continue to fund organizations that assist our neighbors to live healthier lives and reach their full potential, regardless of ability.

Local Stories

Acme - MDA

ACME Vice President Dan Croce purchases the first Shamrock of the Campaign

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is the world leader when it comes to muscle diseases.  Established in 1950, MDA is dedicated to finding treatments or cures for more than 40 neuromuscular diseases.

In March, ACME customers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland had the opportunity to participate in the MDA Shamrocks campaign.

All money raised through the campaign will be used to help send children with muscular dystrophy and other muscle diseases to Summer Camp that will be hosted at Variety Camp in Worcester, PA.

The MDA Summer Camp is important for many different reasons. Some children are so dependent on their parents and siblings that they rely on them just to be turned over in the middle of the night. Never asking for a break or complaining about their lives, the families of these amazing children are given the opportunity of a brief respite as they allow themselves to place their child’s care in the hands of people they can trust.

This leads to what is arguably the most important reason for the camp; the children themselves. There are programs and groups that come together and share experiences, allowing their children to co-mingle and make friends during their normal days; however, Summer Camp takes things just a little bit further. Giving children an opportunity to spend days at a time, surrounded by children who are just like they are. They play games, attend a dance and enjoy a time when they aren’t different……..yet they are different, in so many special ways.

Where We Give

We focus on giving locally to help strengthen neighborhoods and change lives.