MARCH 2021

 

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

SOCIAL CLUBS / PROGRAMS

 
 

Spring Games for All Ages played in a Virtual Zoom platform. 

Our first game March 16th is St. Patricks Day Memory!

We welcome and include all ages to enjoy friendship with others learning to take turns.

Receive 6 lunch recipes along with grocery lists in advance. 

On the day of the Wednesday lunch club, join us for a social hour while we demonstrate the assembling of the lunch items, then enjoying great conversation together.

Join with other Moms in a virutal platform and come chat!

Join us for a fun time making 3 fun at-home preschool art projects in one hour!  Register for the zoom link and a list of supplies that you will find right in your own cabinets. 

 

 

Meet our new Board Members

My name is Debbie Plowman, an accountant at UPS Freight (soon to be TFI International),  I'm looking forward to Spring!  I enjoy working in my yard and being outside hiking, cycling, and walking.  I also enjoy spending time with my husband and son Carter who is 7.  My indoor hobbies are reading (James Patterson, Danielle Steel, Nicholas Sparks), and putting puzzles together. I enjoy helping people and spending time with friends and family

My name is Billy Hamm.  I live in Henrico with my wife Teresa and sons Michael (4) and David (1). I am an actuary and work for Genworth Financial, where I lead an insurance modeling team. In addition to being a new member of the DSAGR Board, I'm very active in the DADS group.

My name is Kimberly Boose, I have two teenage boys, one in college and one in high school.   I have a Masters in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.   I am an Infant Service Coordinator who coordinates, facilitates, and implements early intervention services for infants and toddlers who may have a developmental delay, a diagnosed condition that may impact their development,  and/or differences in their development.  I have been a service coordinator since 2001 and have worked in various infant programs during that time.  

 

Educational Programming

 
 

More exciting news at DSAGR!

 

Stop by any of the three Penn Station Locations in RVA to grab lunch or dinner.  For every $2 you donate you will receive a BOGO card you can use on your next visit.  ALL Donations support the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond!

 
 
 

Join us for a whole week of Trivia Mania.  May 10-15, 2021. 

Event Details

Get your chance to win a week at Lake Anna or Cash Prizes!

Event Flyer

 

Thank You to our sponsors of the Annual Softball Benefit Tournament!

Covid-19 Information

 

Local Vaccine Information

Everything you need to know about Down syndrome and COVID-19 in English and Spanish can be found HERE. 

The CDC has included Down syndrome on the list of high risk medical conditions and therefore prioritizes individuals with Down syndrome for the vaccine. 

Virginia prioritizes individuals with Down syndrome in phase 1B (NEW) for receiving the COVID vaccine. Caregivers of individuals with intellectual disabilities requiring a high level of care are included in Phase 1A (NEW). Vaccines in Virginia are managed by individual health districts

 

FREE Giving to DSAGR!
Did you know that there are many organizations that will give money to DSAGR for FREE just by asking?

Kroger - Visit www.kroger.com and sign into your Kroger account, Choose Community Rewards and Enroll Down’s Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond as your charitable organization.  DSAGR’s Organization Number is AN096.  Every time you use your Kroger loyalty card, DSAGR will earn money! (Renew annually)

Amazon Smile - Shop for DSAGR at AmazonSmile.  Visit www.amazonsmile.com and choose Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond as your charitable organization.  AmazonSmile is now available on the Amazon App! Follow these easy instructions for set up:

  • Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
  • Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
  • Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

ebay For Charity - Sell for DSAGR with eBay for Charity. Choose DSAGR and the donation percentage when you list an item for sale on eBay

Stock Donations - You can donate stock to DSAGR.  Email Director@dsagr.org for information on the easy way to support DSAGR.

 

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond
1504 Santa Rosa Road Suite 124 | Richmond, Virginia 23229
804-447-4713 | Info@dsagr.org

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