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The National Down Syndrome Society is pleased to announce its 34th Annual Gala & Auction will take place on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at The Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, NYC. We hope you will be able to join us for an exciting evening as NDSS honors Voya Financial to thank them for their ongoing support of our mission […]
Leaves are falling, cool weather is approaching, and National Disability Employment Awareness Month is here! National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is an annual holiday during the month of October. We recognize people with disabilities who are employed and discuss why employment should be an essential part of the lives of people with disabilities. The […]
Individuals with disabilities prove they are ready, willing and able to work MINNEAPOLIS (September 27, 2019) — The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), partnered to advocate for equal rights for all individuals with Down syndrome through C21, a unique dining experience on Sept. 26 held at the Muse Events […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25th Annual National Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk to Take Place September 14th in Two Historic New York City Locations – Times Square and Central Park Flagship NDSS Buddy Walk To Bring More Than 2,000 People In New York City To Raise Awareness For Down Syndrome New York, NY (Sept. 14, […]
Run for Down Syndrome and Add Gratitude to Your Miles! Join #TeamNDSS for the LA Marathon & The LA Big 5K! Race and Registration Details: Date: March 7-8, 2020 Location: Los Angeles, CA Join #TeamNDSS for our first race on the West Coast! NDSS has been chosen as an official charity partner for […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Down Syndrome Society Names Kandi Pickard President and CEO Pickard Previously Served as a Local Buddy Walk Organizer, NDSS Executive and is a Parent in the Down syndrome Community. Her Focus will be on the Growing Adult Population in the Down syndrome Community Washington, D.C. (July 11, 2019) – […]
How a bill becomes a law- Washington State Organ Transplant Discrimination Legislation May 9, 2019 Passing legislation is a long game. In a democracy, rarely do things happen overnight, even for something as obvious as banning discrimination in organ transplantation because the recipient has a disability. In August 2018, at the request of Congresswoman […]