Tag Archives: Andrew Banar

We Rock’d Our Socks – Super Hero Style

What a fabulous night we had at Andrew’s 4th Annual Rock Your Socks “Super Hero Style” fundraiser Friday evening. Wow, wow, wow! Thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, baked and donated to this fabulous event for Andrew’s ongoing “Helping … Continue reading

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Kindness Is Never Far Away

Never underestimate the power of kindness, its’ always around the corner. World Down syndrome Awareness Day is March 21st, and this is the day that we come together to celebrate people with Down syndrome, their abilities and their accomplishments. We … Continue reading

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World Down Syndrome Day – Jewelry Line

DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS ~ Andrew has expanded love and continues to make some wonderful pieces for Down syndrome Awareness. He continues this through his partnership with Hazel In Pink Handmade Creations for his ongoing nonprofit fundraising efforts of helping others. Together with … Continue reading

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Look Into Your Heart

“If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care.” ~ M.J.A.  

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Save The Date For A Fun Event

SAVE THE DATE EVERYONE. . April 20th will be Andrew’s Annual “ROCK YOUR SOCKS ~ SUPER HERO STYLE” Fundraiser being held once again at Colasantis Tropical Gardens. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks about tickets & sponsorship … Continue reading

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Cowboy Jack has arrived

NEW, NEW, NEW…….. Hi everyone, if you love collecting Andrew’s cool GROUP HUG APPAREL designs, please check out the latest one called “COWBOY JACK”. He’s added it to his his line up with ClassicJack JacksBigHead PatchJack HeadPhoneJack GuitarJack and Winnebagle … Continue reading

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Life is what we make of it

Every day I feel blessed to have this amazing young man as my son. He reminds me that anything is possible. When Andrew was born, the Dr came into the hospital room and said “I believe your son has Down … Continue reading

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WHAT IS ANDREW’S ‘HELPING SICK CHILDREN ONE SHIRT AT A TIME’ CAMPAIGN?

Andrew enjoys giving his shirts to little ones to help keep them brave and strong during an illness or receiving treatments. He calls them “his super hero shirts”. Andrew sends these shirts, along with a stuffed animal and a special … Continue reading

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162nd Annual Harrow Fair

Wow! What a way of ending the summer with 4 full days fun at the 162nd Annual Harrow Fair ….check out some of these fantastic pictures that were taken over the weekend and look at how much fun everyone had. … Continue reading

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Andrew Is Always On A Wonderful Journey

Help Fill A Back Pack (Bear In A Bag) With Andrew Banar Andrew Banar is a young man with Down syndrome and owner of Group Hug Apparel in Kingsville Ontario. Andrew has recently partnered with the Dollar Tree in Leamington … Continue reading

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Bird House Friendship Garden

Mary Smith from Mississauga Ontario has been following Andrew’s Group Hug Apparel page and recently saw one of our fun posts that we shared with everyone. It was all about our “Bird House” project that we started about a month … Continue reading

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Even Super Heros Need A Hand Sometimes

Andrew is contacted often to help provide comfort for little one’s who are sick in the hospital or receiving treatments for an illness. He does this by sending packages to them with a new stuffed toys or one of his … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day, Everyday!

Andrews journey in life is leading to many beautiful destinations. This past week, Andrew was invited to speak to grade 6 students from Saint ursula School in McGregor ON and to pick up 505 decorate socks for Andrew’s “Rock Your … Continue reading

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Looking back in 2015 and Looking forward to 2016

Happy New Year 2016 ~ I want to inspire others to never give up ~ You have welcomed my son Andrew into your lives and we cannot thank you enough. My family is humbled by everyone’s support, encouragement and love … Continue reading

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Christmas Shipping & Hours

So we are never really closed for the holiday’s since you can shop on line, however our shipping elves will be taking a little bit of a break and slowing down to celebrate the season until the New Year. Well … Continue reading

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