Alexander’s Angels: Supporting Every Person in the World with Down Syndrome

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

By Veronica Fratta We hear so much about how far a mother will go to help her child, but how about a grandmother?  Well, Esther Gómez-Nieto organized a walk, started an art show, educated college students, started a foundation, and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars—all to support her grandson Alexander and others with Down …

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A Down Pour for Downs

Categories: Blog, Events, Meet Our Friends

Probably everyone would have preferred sunny warm weather, but spirits were the only thing not dampened at the Alexander’s Angels Buddy Walk October 11 on Long Island. Esther Gomez-Nieto, president of Alexander’s Angels and her board members put together a great day with music, food, and fun. A bit of humor was provided by Kyle (pictured to …

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Nothing but Net – and Research

Categories: Blog, Events

Basketball + Fourth of July + air conditioning = a great way to raise money for Down syndrome cognition research! Our friend and Board Member Anthony Providenti hosts a Long Island tradition, a basketball tournament to benefit the LuMind Foundation. The event raised $4000 and the spirits of all of us here at LuMind –  thanks to …

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