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Fundraising Events

The Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan (DSG) relies solely on the contributions of individuals, foundations, corporations and fund raising events to support the work of our organization.  These funds enable us to provide all of our programs and services at little or no cost.  We are very grateful to our community for their continued support of our organization. This continual support indicates an endorsement of the valuable services that we are uniquely qualified to provide to our families.

Step UP for Down Syndrome Walk

The Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan is excited for the 2017 Step UP Walk® season. Locally, it is the largest fundraising and awareness event of Southeast Michigan. The Step UP Walk is a family-friendly event open to all children and adults with Down syndrome, their families, friends and thousands of local supporters.As a direct result of event sponsorships, team fundraising and generous public donations, Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan is able to continue providing New Parent Packets, educational resources, informational programs, parent support networks, and social events for individuals with Down Syndrome. For more information about serving on a planning committee, sponsoring a Step UP Walk, volunteering or hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Step UP Walk, please contact info@dsgsemi.org or contact the Down Syndrome Guild office at 248-556-5341. You can also use a donation form to track offline donations made to your team!The Step UP Walk has three primary goals:.

• To promote acceptance & inclusion of people with Down syndrome
• To raise funds locally for education, research and advocacy programs
• To enhance the position of the Down syndrome community, enabling us to positively influence local and national policy and practice

Dress Down for Down Syndrome

The Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan is encouraging all businesses and organizations to help promote the acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome by "Dressing Down" at work. Anytime is a great time for a "Dress Down For Down Syndrome" fundraiser, which can be held anytime throughout the year. Participating in this campaign is a great way for local companies to encourage team building within their organization, energize their workforce, and boost morale, while helping families in their community. For a small contribution to the DGS, individuals are permitted to wear casual clothing to work. For more information on how to organize a "Dress Down for Down Syndrome" Day at your place of business, please contact us at info@dsgsemi.org

> Download the Dress Down for Down Syndrome Poster [PDF 404KB]
> Download the Dress Down for Down Syndrome Letter
[PDF 300KB]
> Download the Dress Down for Down Syndrome Pledge Sheet
[PDF 200KB]
> Download the Dress Down for Down Syndrome Registration Form
[PDF 196KB]