8th Annual Swing for Hope Golf Classic
Plandome NY - July 27, 2017. Please join us for our annual golf classic at Plandome Country Club which serves are our primary fundraiser of the year.
Super Fest Minneapolis - 2018
Super Fest is a inclusive football clinic, cheerleading clinic, and scrimmage the day before Super Bowl LI. The purpose is to provide an inclusive event where people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities can participate together in an authentic football and cheerleading clinic and experience the excitement and festivities surrounding the biggest sporting event in the country all in a safe and welcoming environment.
Super Fest Houston - 2017
Houston, Texas - Feb. 4, 2017. An inclusive football and cheerleading event where youth with and without developmental disabilities participated together in a football and cheerleading clinic with NFL alumni and NFL cheerleaders. Special appearance by Houston Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien, Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders, and many more decorated NFL Alumni. President George H. W. Bush served as the Honorary Chairperson. ESPN's NFL Insider show featured the event and we received support from ESPN Radio and TuneIn (official NFL app).
"My son participated in the Superfest football clinic and had "the best day ever!" Thank you so much for the amazing day!" C. Reed, Parent to a football player
"It was fantastic! It will be a memory my daughter will never forget." - M. Zogopolous, Parent to cheerleading participant
7th Annual Swing for Hope Golf & Tennis Outing
Plandome NY - October 6, 2016. In additional to a great day of golf, we were pleased to have budding self advocate Ryan Krug speak about the importance of research, inclusion and employment. We are grateful for our consistent supporters.
"The Swing for Hope golf outing is not just a great day of golf at a extraordinary Country Club it is an outing filled with hope and information about our Down syndrome community. As a parent of a child with Down syndrome it gives me the opportunity to speak with other families as well as prominent speakers from around the country about research and development, that will help to provide better care for all individuals with Down syndrome. Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of such an inspirational golf outing." -- Bob H. (parent)
Damon Hill, 1996 Formula One World Champion
Austin, TX - Friday, October 23, 2015. In collaboration with LuMind RDS Foundation and Down Syndrome International, we enjoyed a lovely evening with Damon Hill in Austin, Texas. Mr. Hill is a parent, advocate, and international car racing champion. Many thanks to the amazing Down syndrome organizations in Austin and the Feiner family for their support.
“Developing therapies to improve cognitive abilities in individuals with Down syndrome and Autism”
Manhasset, NY - Sunday, October 5, 2014. Presentation by Stanford University Professor Craig Garner. Prof. Garner is a leading scientist at Stanford University studying neurodevelopmental disabilities with a research focus on Down syndrome and Autism spectrum disorders. Prof. Garner has also been appointed the Co-Director, Stanford Down Syndrome Research Center.