White Spot Restaurant, Rowan (member with Down syndrome) and his Mother, Michelle, have teamed up to help raise funds for Ups & Downs in the second annual "Rowan's Ride" fundraiser. On Monday, August 20th, $5 from every Entree purchased at White Spot will be donated to Ups & Downs. Restaurant hours are; 11:00am-11:00pm.
Ups and Downs- Calgary's Down Syndrome Association
Ups and Downs is a registered, non-profit, volunteer-run organization for parents, families and friends of people with Down syndrome. Founded in 1984 by a group of parents with shared goals, Ups and Downs now provides a wide variety of services and personal involvement opportunities to the Calgary area and Southern Alberta
Many parents of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities are not doing enough to prepare for the prospect of their children outliving them...
Jamie Brewer stars in "Amy and the Orphans", about three siblings who reunite after their father's death, and the road trip that follows.
The 2018 Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Dalton, Georgia who is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby since the contest's start in 2010.