Corporate Support – Can You Help?

Corporate income is a hugely important part of our fundraising strategy, and this is where we need your help. There are a number of ways you and/or your employer can support the DSA, be it through payroll giving, nominating the DSA as charity of the year, or organising team fundraising events. Corporate support is beneficial […]

Events Calendar 2017/18

We have a HUGE number of events for you to take part in from family friendly 5k runs to 100km Ultra Marathons (and treks).  If running isn’t for you, why not join Team 21 and cycle from London to Paris or for those of you looking for an adrenaline rush, there’s always a 15,000ft skydive! […]

Dad goes the extra 164.98 mile(s) for DSA Awareness Week!

Down's syndrome

One dad decided to go further than most during Awareness Week this year.  Tim Heyes completed 5 half marathons, cycled 121km and mountain biked 21 miles  in just 7 exhilarating, exhausting and endlessly tiring days! Tim’s stats speak for themselves: Distance – 164.98m Time – 20hrs, 57mins, 13secs Elevation Gain – 2,448m/8031.5ft Calories used – 11,892 Read all about […]

DLL join in DSA Awareness Week!

The UK division of DLL, has chosen The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) to be their Charity of the Year for 2016-2017. The fantastic employees at DLL began their year long support of the charity by arranging their own DSA Awareness Week cycle ride to mark World Down Syndrome Day (#WDS16) on March 21st 2016. Karen Kidd […]

Monopoly by Lizzy Leggat

Down's syndrome

When I’m asked what it was like growing up with a disabled sister, I have often directed people to Emily Pearl Kingsley’s piece ‘Welcome to Holland’, which delivers a very nice analogy from a parents perspective. However, as time goes on I realise that it does not detail a sibling’s experience and that there may, […]