How We Help

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
Casa de Amma

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

Glennwood Housing Foundation
Glennwood 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
University of San Diego

Department of Neurosciences

UC Irvine
University of California Irvine

Down Syndrome Program

Stanford medicine
Stanford Office of Medical Development

Healthy Smiles OC
Healthy Smiles of Orange County

Accessible oral health care service to under served children.

Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation

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
DSG

RCOC

FHF

DSF

DSAOC

NDSS