Tag Archives: Down syndrome

World Down syndrome Day – March 21st

I love it when people help me celebrate Down syndrome Awareness. I get invited to speak about my life all the time. I like speaking about my dreams and my goals. I like to share how together with my mom … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Studio Boutique

WE ARE SO EXCITED TO MAKE THIS BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!! We are partnering with some pretty amazing people. Did you know that our friends at GiGi’s Studio Boutique is the 1st boutique in Fort Wayne to be run by individuals with … 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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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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Rock Your Socks ~ Fundraiser

On Friday, April 1st, 2016 (no joke!) we will be holding our 2nd Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser for Andrew’s ‘Helping Sick Kids One T-Shirt At A Time’ Campaign at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens, 1550 Road 3 E, Kingsville, Ontario. This year’s … Continue reading

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World Down syndrome Day ~ 2016

Well it’s that time of year again, for everyone to “Rock Your Socks” on March 21st, World Down syndrome Day! We will be celebrating 11 years! How fantastic is this! Down Syndrome International encourages friends all over the world to … 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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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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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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Merry Christmas Everyone!

When you see a little one sick or going through treatment for an illness you hope that a few moments of their day can be filled with happiness & joy. Andrew hopes to bring those feelings to others all year … Continue reading

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Spring at Walmart – Leamington

We spent 2 days at Walmart in Leamington selling Andrew’s cool Group Hug Apparel. We would like to say thank you to everyone that stopped by to say hello, receive a HUG from Andrew, purchase a shirt or just to … Continue reading

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Hugginz By Angel

Meet our friend Angel. This young girl who was born with Down syndrome has a passion to help others just like Andrew does. Angel creates beautiful blankets and gives them to sick children in the hospitals so that each one … Continue reading

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Andrew meets John Daly, gives him a cool “Rock On” t-shirt.

Andrew has a summer job pulling carts for the senior ladies league at the Kingsville Golf and Country Club. He loves his job, especially knowing that after each shift him and his mom grab a hot dog at the cantina. … Continue reading

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