Tag Archives: Andrew Banar

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 all 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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“Bear In A Bag” gift giving

Andrew has added a little something extra special in the spirit of the holidays this year. It’s called “Bear In A Bag” gift giving. Andrew wanted to add an additional way to provide smiles to children who are sick in … Continue reading

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There’s always a rainbow

I’m reminded that life is not always perfect and that the world is full of challenges, full of obstacles, full of struggles and of uncertainties. But what I am also reminded of is that if we are patient and surrounded … Continue reading

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Black Friday Deals Are Here ~ 25% off

~ 25% off your entire order (shipping not included) ~ Here is your code to use as many times as you want before the sale ends: BLACKFRIDAYSALE (caps not necessary) Sale ends Midnight November 30th 2015. Black Friday Week Sale … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Blog Post #4

My mom and I went to London on Saturday to meet a new friend. His name is Matthew. It was a really fun day. We went bowling and had some lunch. Matthew likes music, movies, games and eating at restaurants. … Continue reading

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I Remember The First Day Of School

Oh how i miss the first day of school & seeing Andrew so excited about experiencing this part of his life……. well maybe not so much Andrew and to tell you the truth, maybe it was just me, a mom … Continue reading

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Inspiring Business Owners

I was looking through previous e mails and i came across one that was written by Maureen Wallace of SheKnows media about Inspiring Business Owners who not only have a business but they also have Down syndrome. Reading this again … Continue reading

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