Recipient Updates

August 2019

So Excited to Meet New Rockin’ Recipient Lucy!!

By |2019-09-30T01:57:21+00:00August 25th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

Got to meet one of our newest recipients Lucy who will be heading to Bethel University this Wednesday!!! She told me that Kirsta was the one who gave her the first Bethel tour and Mikayla Holmgren - Dancer with Down Syndrome have been doing Special Olympics together for years! I love it when worlds collide [...]

SO EXCITED to Share Our 82 New Rockin’ Recipients with You!!

By |2019-09-30T01:48:04+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Recipient Bios, Recipient Updates|

EEK! We are SO excited to share ALL 82 of our 2019 Rockin' Recipients with you!! ❤️ We could not be more proud of each of them and their determination an overall awesomeness!! Because of all of the love and support we got from everyone this year we were able to grant $267,000 in 2019 to 82 [...]

Check Out this Episode of Born Different Featuring 2017 Rockin’ Recipient AnnCatherine Heigl!!

By |2019-09-30T01:45:34+00:00August 17th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

This is an amazing video about one of our Rockin' Recipients, AnnCatherine Heigl showing the world just how determined and amazingly capable she truly is!! We are so proud of you AC!!!

2019 Rockin’ Recipient Kelly at Judson University!

By |2019-09-30T01:32:17+00:00August 17th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates|

These "move in day" pics have me all 😭❤️ I got a quick email from Kelly's mom who was all set to attend the University of Georgia this fall. She was accepted to both UGA and Judson University and just a few weeks ago came to her mom with her thoughts: "Just this past week, Kelly [...]

Rockin’ Recipient Kelsey Is Gonna ROCK It at Calvin University This Fall!!

By |2019-09-30T01:24:39+00:00August 7th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates, Ruby Doobs, Video|

Ruby and Kelsey hit it off over their love of dance❤️ When we met her today (see previous post) her mom shared that Recently they were at an event and they asked the audience “who can dance like Tina Turner?”...and Kelsey hopped up on stage and showed the crowd how it’s done!!(the standing ovation has me [...]

Got to Meet New Rockin’ Recipient Kelsey Today!!

By |2019-09-30T01:20:00+00:00August 7th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates, Ruby Doobs|

Got to meet one of our new Rockin’ Recipients today and my heart is full!! Kelsey is attending Calvin University and rooming with her sister this fall. (Hear more from both of them in stories) She will be majoring in film and her dream is to someday direct Jaws 6! 😍 For now she is focusing on [...]

July 2019

We Got to Meet Rockin’ Recipient Jeremy Fraser at the San Diego Rockin’ RainBOWL!!!

By |2019-09-30T01:16:36+00:00July 28th, 2019|Blog, Recipient Updates, Ruby's Rainbow News|

What’s better than bringing peeps together in sunny San Diego? Getting to SURPRISE a recipient on the lanes!!! Jeremy was so excited to get his Big Check he even took it with him on the dance floor with Offshore Drift 😂❤️ Even better we had another new Rockin Recipient there, Olivia, who is heading back to California [...]

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 – she & Dr. Milberger spoke about holistic approaches to promoting health & wellness for adults w/ #Downsyndrome!! 👏 Way to go Mary – u are truly inspiring!! Learn more!