DSAGSL Offers a Challenge

We are so excited to report a $10,000 donation from the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL). The DSAGSL made the pledge during our Annual Appeal/Giving Tuesday – doubling their impact for cognition research!

IMAG0738Thank you DSAGSL!

According to DSASL Executive Director Jeremie Ballinger, “DSAGSL’s families have long been interested in research – especially in cognition research that allows people with Down syndrome to extend and sustain a high quality of life. For the first time, we are backing up this sentiment with a financial commitment, and member input was overwhelming that we direct our initial gift toward LuMind. We applaud LuMind’s research results, and we are especially impressed that LuMind devotes such a high percentage of its funding directly to research.”

The DSAGSL also has something for other Down syndrome affiliate organizations – a challenge!

dsagsl logo01_noBKGR_sm“We challenge all other Down syndrome organizations – regardless of size – to support research, and we encourage them to include LuMind in their giving.  It’s well worth the investment for this and future generations of people with Down syndrome,” said Ballinger.

Giving during our Annual Appeal still takes advantage of our 1:1 match for gifts $1000 or more. Please consider LuMind Foundation in your giving plans.

Thank you to DSAGSL – and all the Ds affiliate organizations that support research!

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