About us


Established in 2010​
The Mountain Lake Services Foundation was established to ensure the financial future of Mountain Lake Services by securing community support.  The Foundation's efforts will guarantee that comprehensive services of the highest quality will always be available for future generations.  The Mountain Lake Services Foundation was formed in 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, duly registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service and the New York State General's Charities Bureau. 

The Mountain Lake Services Foundation is a separate corporate entity from Essex County Chapter, NYSARC, Inc. d/b/a Mountain Lake Services, and is led by its own active Board of Directors.  The Foundation hosts several events throughout the year, including a Bowling Tournament, the Helen F. McDonald Memorial Golf Classic, the Triathlon, and several raffles throughout the year. 


Building Community Support

The Foundation builds community support through individual contributions, planned giving, and special events.  Support for the Mountain Lake Services Foundation is a powerful statement of compassion and commitment to people with developmental disabilities.