How We Help
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Proceeds from fundraising efforts are directed to a number of areas listed in our Mission Statement including housing, health, education, job training, family counseling and other worthwhile causes including socialization.

A sampling of some of the organizations we help:

Housing:

Casa de Amma

  • Apartment living, financial skills, health management, job placement, transportation coordination, life coaching, healthy lifestyles, personal care


Glenwood Housing Foundation

  • A loving and unique housing community for young adults with developmental disabilities in a fun setting that is safe, affordable and enhances the quality of their lives

 

Health Research:

University of San Diego - Department of Neurosciences


UCI Adult Down Syndrome Program



Stanford Office of Medical Development


Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation

Healthy Smiles of Orange County

  • Accessible oral health care service to under served children

 

Education:

Chapman University College of Educational Studies

  • Endowed scholarship for a student majoring in Special Education
  • Co-sponsorship of Annual Emerging Scholars Conference

 

Job Training:

Goodwill Industries

  • Quality, customized services that enable people with disabilities to work and thrive in their local communities


Michael Dunn Center

  • Focus on empowering people living with disabilities and challenges to gain independence through employment and an increased quality of life.

 

Family Assistance and Education:

Community SeniorServ

  • Adult Day Services
  • Meals on Wheels

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

KC YMCA Challenger Program


Finally Home Foundation

  • Assists foster/adoptive families including special needs


Intervention Center For Early Childhood

  • Group and individual therapies and parent support and training


Down Syndrome Association of Orange County

  • Education, recreation, family support, outreach, public awareness


Down Syndrome Foundation

  • Learning program, teaching strategies, lectures, parent education


Lil' Bealsy Tee-UP for Down Syndrome

  • Raise awareness of Down Syndrome, and how much these individuals have to offer society


Stillpoint Family Resources

  • Provides counseling to individuals and families in crisis

 

Socialization & Recreation:

Special Olympics Orange County

  • Empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition
  • Vision is to provide sports and training programs for any individual with intellectual disabilities


Little League Challenger Baseball Teams

  • Uniforms, equipment, trophies for over 15 districts to give them the full baseball experience


Baseball Field at Pioneer Park in Anaheim

  • Teamed up with Major League Baseball and the Angels Foundation to build a smooth-surfaced baseball field accessible to children and adults with disabilities  (See video)


Shea Center For Therapeutic Riding

  • Dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic horse-related programs