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Thank You Disability Studies Student Association (DSSA)

The Disability Studies Student Association at the University of Windsor held the 3’rd annual 5 K Walk for World Down Syndrome Day on March 19, 2017.  (World Down Syndrome Day is on March 21st)  Up About Down are honoured to be associated with this wonderful group of students, and we are grateful for the generous

9 May 2017 posted by Duncan Snider

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Thank You, Talbot Trail Public School

Talbot Trail Public School presents a cheque to Treasurer of UAD, Cindy Tracey. In a fundraiser led by teacher Tonya Hammel, students raised funds in support of World Down Syndrome Day. Our heartfelt thanks to an outstanding and kind-hearted group of students and staff at Talbot Trail! Pictured from left to right are Lisa Edwards (EA),

9 May 2017 posted by Duncan Snider

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2016 Up About Down Walkathon Info

Our 2016 Up About Down Walkathon is coming soon. For full details on location, times, pledge form and more check out the event’s page here: Walkathon Event Info Walk Pledge Form

18 Apr 2016 posted by upaboutdown

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Disability Studies Student Association Donation Presentation

On World Down Syndrome Day, March 21st 2016, the Disability Studies Student Association of the University of Windsor hosted a 5 km Down Syndrome Awareness Walk on the River. This is the 2nd year that this group held the event in which money raised has been donated to Up About Down. Money is raised through

18 Apr 2016 posted by upaboutdown

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I Can Bike Lessons

Learn how to ride a two wheeler independently. Download the event flyer for more info. Poster link: I Can Bike 2016 Poster They are also looking for volunteers. For more info click the volunteer links. Volunteer info: I can bike new volunteer poster Volunteer Application: I can bike VOLUNTEER INFORMATION APPLICATION 2016

18 Apr 2016 posted by upaboutdown

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Thank You Royal Arcanum

Debbie Young of Royal Arcanum, Coronation Council presents a donation check in the amount of $500.00 to Sue Cyr during our annual walkathon, June 2014.  This photo is proudly displayed in their quarterly Bulletin – Summer Edition 2014. Royal Arcanum is an international fraternal benefit society, founded in 1877, and provides financial benefits to it’s

14 Dec 2015 posted by upaboutdown

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Green Shield Canada Supports Our Community

This past summer, Green Shield Canada Community Giving Committee representative, Denise Turner and Grant applicant, Michelle Mastellotto presented Up About Down President, Sue Cyr and her son Andrew with a cheque for $1,600.00 to be used towards the Down Syndrome Awareness Book Project. This features a local author, Cindy Lasi, who has written a new

14 Dec 2015 posted by upaboutdown

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Thank You Bellalulubaby

Thank you to Paula Seguin, Founder + Designer of Bellalulubaby, for your generous donation made to Up About Down. Paula created the Hazel Love ‘limited edition’ blanket as a fundraiser and donated the proceeds from the sale of these blankets to our association. Bellalulubaby is a local owned and operated company that designs and constructs

14 Dec 2015 posted by upaboutdown

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Thank You Royal Arcanum

Thank you to the Royal Arcanum for a generous donation received on World Down Syndrome Day. This is the second year the Royal Arcanum has generously supported our Group. Special thanks to Deborah Young (aunt of Deanah Snider, age 15) for her involvement with the Royal Arcanum and making the connection to our Group.

14 Dec 2015 posted by upaboutdown

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Thank You Windsor Disabilities Studies Student Association

We would like to thank Lee Smith and the group of volunteers associated with the University of Windsor Disabilities Studies Student Association for their efforts in making World Down Syndrome day in Windsor such a memorable day.  To recognize World Down Syndrome Day, on March 21, 2015, Lee organized a fantastic walk on our beautiful

14 Dec 2015 posted by upaboutdown