5 Ways to Raise Awareness for World Down Syndrome Day!

World Down Syndrome Day is on March 21, less than a month away. To get you in the spirit of celebrating, here are some fun ideas to educate others about this special day!

  1. Wear fun socks!

The WDSD website suggests wearing brightly colored socks, along with t-shirts and other colored clothing. Crazy colored socks can attract attention and questions, and when they do, be ready to tell people all about WDSD!

  1. Have a Pop-Up Snack Shop day at your job

It’s the food truck without the truck! If you want yummy snacks to get you through the day at work, our snack shop can set up a stand to feed you and your co-workers. You’ll also have the opportunity to chat with the awesome staff, made up of individuals with Down syndrome. You can find more information about the Pop-Up Snack Shop here!

  1. Share cool photos and quotes about Down syndrome

Use the power of social media for a good cause by posting a fun meme or photo on your newsfeed. It can be 21 fun facts about Down syndrome, or a quote about how awesome individuals with Down syndrome are! Check out this Pinterest page for ideas!

  1. Run a 21K

Get some exercise and support the Down syndrome community by participating in a 21K! If you’re not a half-marathon runner, no worries…there will also be a 7K run and and 2.1K walk! The 7th Annual Relay and Run for 21 will be on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Check out the Relay and Run website for more details!

  1. Volunteer

One of the best things you can do to show your support is by volunteering your time. Whether it’s one hour, one day, or one week out of a month, every little bit helps! Look here for more information on volunteer opportunities with the DSAGSL!