Celebrating Canadian Down Syndrome Week


Appreciate Our Similarities & Celebrate our Differences

The Sault Ste. Marie Down Syndrome Society would like you to join us in celebrating Canadian Down syndrome week November 1-7th, 2018.

Commonly asked questions:

Who is the Sault Ste. Marie Down syndrome society? What do we do?

We are a local non-profit charity organization with a goal of promoting awareness, advocacy and support for those with Down syndrome to valued and included in our community.

How can we help?

You can help us every day that you help our community members L.I.V.E. an engaging life. By showing LOVE, INSPIRING us, VALUING and EMPOWERING individuals with Down syndrome. Remember we are people first. The correct language is “a child with Down syndrome” NOT…”a  Down’s child”

Help us to find inclusive employment opportunities. We are ready, willing and able to contribute and connect with your businesses.

You can help by joining our Facebook group and keeping up to date with current fundraising activities and events. There are times when we need volunteers. You can go on our list for when we need help. We are open to receiving monetary donations via events that we hold, our mailing address below and from memorial donations when honoring your own loved ones.

We have a bi-annual calendar that we love to distribute to all of you for free. Our next calendar will be 2020 and if you would like a copy, please send us an email.

Do you have a mission statement?

Yes! Our mission is to promote the growth and development of individuals with Down syndrome so that their lives may be enriched and that they may reach their full potential as members of society in Sault Ste. Marie.

We will have an information table at Station Mall (Dennis St. Entrance) this Saturday November 3rd from 9-5 pm  Stop by and get your free gift from us while supplies last.

Email: [email protected]

Check out Our Facebook page at “Sault Ste, Marie Down Syndrome Society” for updates and myth busters throughout Canadian Down Syndrome Week.

Mailing address: Sault Ste. Marie Down Syndrome Society c/o Community Living Algoma 99 Northern Ave E Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4H5