October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Get your Down Syndrome Awareness Magnets, Bumper Stickers, T-shirts and jewelry at the DSAM Office!

 

What is Down Syndrome Awareness Month?  

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a chance to spread awareness, advocacy, and inclusion throughout the community. During the month of October, celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and make people aware of their abilities and accomplishments.

 

 

How Can I Celebrate?

 

Visit your local Little Caesar's Pizza and Support DSAM!

All area Little Caesar's Pizza are hosting a promotional event during the month of October for Down Syndrome Awareness month featuring some of our local children with Down syndrome! Donate to get your coupon book at Little Caesars and the proceeds go directly to the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis & the Mid-South - and your name goes on the wall!

 

Ask your school or business to host a Dress Down for Down Syndrome Day

Looking for a great way for you and your fellow staff or students to get involved in the community?    The Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South invites your school or business to participate in Dress Down for Down Syndrome in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.  Your school or business will pick any day in October and offer the staff and/or students the opportunity to have jeans day, hat day, pajama day, etc. by making a donation to the Down Syndrome Association.   Upon request, DSAM will provide posters and stickers for you.  DSAM can come to your school or business to speak upon request.  Click HERE for more information and for a Dress Down Information and Commitment Letter to send to your school or business!  

 

 

Get your DS Awareness Shoes! 

DS Awareness shoes are now $ 20!  Get yours today before they are gone! Available at the DSAM office with check / cash or click HERE to order online. Support DS Awareness all year long! 

 

Donate $ 21 

In honor of WDSD as an honorarium, memorial or a general donation.  Click HERE to donate!  

 

Participate in a Dine Out for Down Syndrome Night

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South is collaborating with local restaurants during the month of October in order to enhance public awareness within our society of the inherent worth, value and contributions of people with Down syndrome.  You will visit the restaurant on the designated night and they will donate a portion back to the DSAM!  

 Thursday, October 25th, Dine Out for Down Syndrome @ Texas Roadhouse, Horn Lake

Join DSAM on Thursday, October 25th as we "Dine Out for Down Syndrome" at Texas Road House in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Simply go to Texas Road House, Horn Lake anytime on October 25th and give them the attached invitation when you pay and 10% of your meal will go to DSAM!  Click HERE for the invitation. If you forget your invitation, some of our Self-Advocates from DSAM will greet you at the door and will have extras on hand!   Please invite all of your friends & family to Dine Out for DS and celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month!  Good for Dine In and Take Out! 

 

 

 

Contact

Down Syndrome Association of Memphis & The Mid-South
154 Timber Creek, Suite 5
Cordova, TN 38018 | MAP

Phone | (901) 547-7588
admin@dsamemphis.org

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