As a charity, we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations. We currently need £2 million per annum to operate and hope that you will be able to help us reach our target.
If you’ve ever wondered where the money you raise goes, here’s a little insight into what we spend your money on and as you can see, every little really does help!
|£5||The cost to the DSA to produce 10 copies of one of our free resources which provides information for our new parents.|
|£10||To provide one adult health book.|
|£25||Providing an hour of support to a parent from one of our trained Information Officers on any aspect of living with Down’s syndrome.|
|£100||Specialist support for four hours from our Information Officer or Welfare Benefits Adviser offering clear, helpful guidance through the regulatory mazes.|
|£500||To provide training to an employer empowering them to employ someone with Down’s syndrome|
|£600||To provide an assessment and report for a person with Down’s syndrome|
|£1,200||Producing and distributing 1,000 copies of our Journal giving the latest news on all issues relating to Down’s syndrome.|
|£2,500||An Information Exchange Day- bringing together local groups for a regional day conference allowing exchange of information, ideas and enthusiasm and the opportunity to hear some great speakers.|
|£4,000||A year’s supply of top medical advice which can be offered free to our members.|
|£5,000||The cost to pay for a year of coaching sessions for a DSActive team (sporting opportunities for people who have Down’s syndrome).|
|£10,000||What it takes to maintain our helpline services for one month.|