If you’re in Singapore, join the Down Syndrome Association (DSA) as they celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) with a day of fun-filled activities that include a buddy walk along Orchard Road, a mini carnival and performances!

Since 1996, the Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) is a self-funding, non-profit voluntary welfare organization which works closely and regularly with healthcare and educational professionals, and voluntary welfare organizations. Members with Down syndrome and their families are benefit from a wide range of Educational programmes and a gamut of Enrichment Programmes such as dance, music, visual arts, art & craft, bowling and gymnastics. All these efforts endeavour to develop and showcase the inherent artistic and sporting talents of every individual with Down syndrome and maximize their quality of life to the fullest.

This year, be a ‘buddy’ and join the DSA and friends as they take a walk down Orchard Road on Saturday, 21 March 2015, and join the festivities at Ngee Ann City, Civic Plaza from 8am to 3pm, where Guest-of-Honour, Mr. Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community & Youth & Second Minister for Ministry of Communications and Information (Singapore) will kick off proceedings.

Social Interest groups such as the superheroes from Pause for a Cause, Singapore’s first Cosplay volunteer group dedicated to helping make dreams come through with Cosplay, will be there all suited up to bring your favourite heroes to life!

Down Syndrome Pause-for-a-Cause

Shankly Sports (Singapore), who promote grassroots football and bring happiness back to the society by participating in charity events, will be setting up a games booth where you can stand a chance to win a Liverpool Jersey signed by LFC icons Steve Mcmanaman and Robbie Fowler in addition to the other cool memorabilia up for purchase. All proceeds will be donated to the DSA.

 

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