Funding thanks to John Lewis Kingston

The Down’s Syndrome Association would like to say a huge thank you to John Lewis in Kingston. The store has donated £1,000 to the charity from its Community Matters scheme. Andrea Bishop from the charity said: “We are hugely grateful to John Lewis in Kingston for this funding. As a charity we don’t receive any […]

DSActive awarded £15,000 by Tesco

Money for old bags! The Down’s Syndrome Association has been awarded £15,000 by Tesco as part of their Bags of Help Centenary scheme. The supermarket takes the money paid for plastic bags in stores and puts it into grants that benefit local communities. The money will go towards new sporting sessions from the DSActive team. […]

Meet one of our 50 for 50 jumpers

Disclaimer: We were very sad to have to cancel our #50for50 jump this Saturday due to coronavirus. We are however incredibly proud of our jumpers who have done some amazing fundraising – and we will be rescheduling! We would still like to introduce you to one of our jumpers Annabel… Annabel Tall is one of […]

21-Hour Footy Fundraiser Raises £10,000

Rob Hardiman, whose Uncle Shaun has Down’s syndrome, organised a 21-hour football tournament at St George’s Park (home of the FA) on 28 of September 2019 to raise money for the Down’s Syndrome Association. 24 players took part in the tournament which started at 5am. The players were then split into teams and battled it […]