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March 21 (or 3/21, which stands for three copies of the 21st chromosome) is World Down Syndrome Day! Each year on this day, we celebrate the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and the wonderful joy, insight and inspiration they bring into our lives and to this world. Help us celebrate by taking the 3/21 Pledge!

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“October Awareness Campaign: Ruby and Nella Rock the Future”

Ruby and her friend Nella have been on many adventures, but this past October they took us on a little journey into a world where they were reaching, dreaming and achieving a life without limits. To see more of this journey watch the quick video below! To be inspired by true life stories of accomplishment and view the entire campaign, head on over to our BLOG.

About Ruby’s Rainbow

Ruby’s Rainbow was inspired by our own lil’ lady, Ruby. At her birth, we discovered she had an extra special chromosome. Our expectations for her did not change, and we vowed as a family to give her every opportunity we could to learn, grow, flourish and become an important contributor to society and the community.

Our goal and mission at Ruby’s Rainbow is to grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome who are seeking post-secondary education, enrichment or vocational classes, and help them achieve their dreams of higher education, while spreading awareness of their capabilities and general awesomeness.

Life and learning don’t stop after high school, after all — and we want to help these amazing individuals reach their highest potential.

We love keeping track of our Rockin’ Recipients. We hope their accomplishments will inspire others to go for their dreams!

Recent Updates

Mark Hublar-World Down Syndrome Giveaway!!

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments


An update from Mark is like a little puff of inspiration each time I open it.  You guys, I can’t even tell you what an honor it has been to be a small part on his  journey toward following his dreams. He just sent me this email at the beginning of the month:

Hi Liz!

This is Mark J Hublar, and I just wanted to […]

The Lucky Few…

March 19th, 2017|0 Comments

A beautiful story of Down syndrome and adoption. Meet Heather, Josh. Macy, Truly and August.

Because we adopted our children with Down syndrome, a lot of people will say I chose Down syndrome. But just like every other mama I know who is lucky enough to have a child with Down syndrome, it chose me. True, we […]

Luke Drumright

March 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Luke Drumright, the 2016 Maudie’s Scholarship Award Recipient, is certainly loving life as a freshman at Saginaw Valley State University. Luke takes three classes: voice and articulation, swimming and marching band. Luke wanted a real college experience, not just access to classes and has fully immersed himself in clubs and campus life.

“It’s really fun to go to college and make friends,” he said.

Kameryn Ingels

March 18th, 2017|0 Comments

By the looks of it, Rockin’ Recipient Kameryn Ingles is making the most out of her college experience so far in her first year at the University of Iowa REACH Program…wouldn’t ya say?! More than 2,600 students spent 24 hours without sleep or caffeine—or even sitting—during UI Dance Marathon’s Big Event held in the Iowa Memorial Union on Feb. 3–4. Dance Marathon 23 raised […]