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DSAGR Newsletter                                                                                                                September 2020

 
 
 

Students are ready for work after the employment series that we held for teens and adults this summer!

 

 

You can see from the video how much fun was had by all!
42 campers earned 43 badges!  Congratulations to our campers!

 
 

Thank you to our community partners that helped with our summer programming - VCU Occupational Therapy, VCU RRTC and DARS! 

 
 

Sign up for Parent Virtual Gatherings

 
 
 

Get Ready for Fun Times for All Ages

 

Celebrate Grandparents day by bringing your Grandparent or Grandchild to our Zoom Virtual event Pllay a game of BINGO together led by DSAGR staff.

 

Need some social time with friends?  Join us in a zoom game every bi-monthly Tuesdays from 4-4:30pm.  Keep up with friends you made this summer or make new friends! 

This is the time of year for our ANNUAL Dance Party!  The show must go on so we are having a VIRTUAL dance party on Sept 18th 6:00-7:00pm!  All ages are welcome!

Fun Skill Gameboards are BACK!  If you loved Summer Camp as much as we did, then you will LOVE our Fall Fun Skill Gameboards!  One for each month:  Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec.  COLLECT them all!  Click below to Download your free September gameboard filled with fun links and activiites that get you ready to celebrate our 14th Annual Step UP event!

 
 

Educational Programming

 
 
 
 
 

Step UP and Join Our Most Fun Event of the Year!

 
 

Virtual Walk/Run

Register and Start Logging Your Miles Today!!

We would like to encourage each of our registrants to participate in our "Walk Where You Are" Virtual 3.21K (2-mile) walk/run from September 1 - October 7, 2020.

  • Dress up!  Wear your Step Up T-Shirts from previous years!
  • Deck out in DSAGR Blue and Yellow! Carry signs!
  • Recruit your neighbors, family & friends to register & join your team! They can Step UP from anywhere!
  • Decorate Strollers and your Dogs!
  • Celebrate our loved ones with Down syndrome!
  • Send your pictures or videos events@dsagr.org so you can be included in our FB Live Stream on Oct. 10
  • Every time you complete 2 miles you and your registered team mates can log them here!
 
 

Drive Through Car Parade Festival

October 10, 2020 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

We have had a location change! 

Please join us at Dominion Energy located at 5000 Dominion Boulevard, Glen Allen

Drive through our parade festival featuring music, sponsors & exhibitor giveaways, characters, car parade, scavenger hunt, medals & award tents with photo opportunities, pumpkin patch and a chance to win prizes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fall Calendar

 
 

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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