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July 2019

So Proud of Rockin’ Recipient Mary Borman for Presenting at NDSS This Spring!!

By |2019-07-13T17:41:34+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Super proud of #RockinRecipient Mary who co-presented @NDSS Adult Summit this spring โ€“ย she & Dr. Milberger spoke about holistic approaches to promoting health & wellness for adults w/ #Downsyndrome!! ๐Ÿ‘ Way to go Mary โ€“ u are truly inspiring!! Learn more!

Rockin’ Recipient Kayla McKeon Featured in Amazing Article About Changing the World!!

By |2019-07-26T14:45:29+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

LOVE everything about this article, including that it highlights our very ownย #RockinRecipientย Kayla, who became the 1st EVER person w/#Downsyndrome to be a lobbyist on Capitol Hill!! ๐Ÿ‘โค๏ธGO KAYLA, you ROCK!!ย ๐Ÿ‘Š More on Kayla here!!

Rockin’ Recipient Jonny Peay Is Taking a Break from College to Pursue an Internship!!

By |2019-07-13T17:39:13+00:00July 21st, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

After finishing his 1st year at Utah State's Aggies Elevated program, Rockin' Recipient Jonny is taking a break to work, including starting an internship at his cousin's entertainment event business in San Diego, where he plans to work after he graduates! He'll be working in the warehouse and helping set up for events. Jonny says [...]

2018 2018 Rockin’ Recipient Colton Vasquez is transferring to Duquesne University this fall!

By |2019-07-13T17:36:14+00:00July 19th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Rockin' Recipient Colton is transferring colleges this fall & has lots of activities planned at his new campus! He's going to be one of 2 students in Duquesne University's pilot Bridges Program ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ‘Š and is working with a trainer this summer to learn new bus routes so he can be even more independent ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ He's [...]

Rockin’ Recipient Jessica Day’s Keeping Busy Since Graduation!

By |2019-07-13T17:37:02+00:00July 16th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Omgoodness y'all, Rockin' Recipient Jessica's been keepin' busy since graduating from Saginaw Valley State U!! She's been swimming every morning with her local Dolphins Swim Team, volunteering at her church, continuing work at a hair salon, learning healthy habits at an ongoing cooking class led by a registered dietician... She also entered her first 5K [...]

Watch This Amazing Mark Hublar Video!!

By |2019-07-06T19:16:00+00:00July 15th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates, Video|

Well I hope you're in the mood to ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ this AM cuz this video of Rockin' Recipient Mark Hublar is sure to bring on the happy tears!! He's just so amazing & inspiring โ€“ I know you'll agree โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ Mark's dad says "Mark is now speaking to businesses about improving their ROI (Respect, [...]

2017 Rockin’ Recipient Shanika Bonipart Bought Her First House!!

By |2019-07-13T17:31:46+00:00July 14th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

"It's official!!! Shanika Bonipart is a Home Owner." ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜โค๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Š๐ŸŒˆ You guys this is AMAZING!!! Shanika is one of our past Rockin' Recipients and she is ROCKIN' IT!!! Just look at that proud smile โ€“ so beautiful & inspiring!! Her mom posted these pics of Shanika signing her papers on her first home & wrote, "At [...]

Rockin’ Recipient Lucy Sturman Co-Wrote A Memoir With Her Sister!!

By |2019-07-06T20:17:53+00:00July 9th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Y'all, I am SO PROUD of #RockinRecipient Lucy Sturman, who just celebrated the release of her memoir Enabled which she co-authored with her sister Ceci Sturman!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ‘ Luci & Ceci worked on the book together for a year and a half ๐Ÿ˜ and Lucy had this to say about it: "It's about self-acceptance and living [...]

June 2019

Brand-New Rockin’ Recipient Kaeleigh Crose Started Up At A&M!!

By |2019-06-27T02:56:40+00:00June 27th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Eeek ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ These pics make me so happy!! Kaeleigh's one of our newest Rockin' Recipients, and she's a hometown girl!! Well, almost โ€“ she's a Texan, starting up at A&M, and that's close enough!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Ž Here are a couple pics from her first day โ€“ she was so happy to register and set up her [...]