Step 1: Explore our November Cause
Step 2: Select which charity gets your $5 this month
Step 3: Thanks for giving, now it’s time to brag!
Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation (DSRTF) funds research to aid in the development of treatments to improve learning, memory, speech, and therefore enhance the lives of those with Down syndrome and their families. For many, a 20% improvement in ability would allow for independent living, employment and community participation.
Families Of Children Under Stress (FOCUS) helps families cope with the many struggles of parenting a child with special needs. Currently serving nearly 3,000 families, FOCUS offers comfort and hope to parents, and fun programs for children with disabilities. From hospital visits and home modification help for parents, to specialized childcare and day camps for the children, FOCUS takes a holistic approach to disability management.
Reece’s Rainbow was started by the mother of a child with Down syndrome. They are an advocacy and adoption fundraising organization that aims to increase awareness and assist children with special needs who are waiting for adoption. In just 7 years of operation, Reece’s Rainbow has assisted nearly 1,000 children and their loving families by providing resources and financial assistance.