Why This Mom Changed T-Shirts 26 Times While Running the NYC Marathon

Categories: Meet Our Friends, News, Runners Program, Why Support Research?
This week 18 marathon runners are hitting the NYC streets in all 5 boroughs to raise funds and awareness for LuMind RDS while surviving a very challenging running event — the TCS New York City Marathon. One of our dedicated LuMind RDS runner took it to a whole new level of awareness by dedicating each …

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Money = Time: Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to ALS Gene Discovery

Categories: Blog, News, Why Support Research?
We just kicked off our Summer Fundraising Appeal with the theme Money = Time. We’ve all heard the saying Time is Money, but in research money leads to an accelerated pace of discoveries, shortening the time to breakthroughs. Just as we kicked off our campaign there was a report from the world of ALS research …

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My Giving Story: Marisa Tompkins

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, News, Why Support Research?
Run for Down syndrome, LuMind RDS Runners, Charity running, Allergan, bib races
By Marisa Tompkins Marisa is a dedicated supporter of Down syndrome research, “actively” showing her support through the LuMind RDS Runners program. She also advocated for LuMind RDS to be the beneficiary of her company’s charity fun run in January. I’m often asked what it means to have a child with Down syndrome.  My daughter Emily, who just …

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Affiliate Profile: Thank You Buddy Walk of South Plainfield

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, Why Support Research?

By Veronica Fratta Michele Both is a busy mom of four beautiful children aged 15, 12, 9, and 6. Yet once a year, she finds the time to organize a walk that mobilizes 650 people to support individuals with Down syndrome. Michele’s second child, Kyle, was born with Down syndrome. That October, Michele and family attended …

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