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Celebrate the Extraordinary Achievements of People With Down Syndrome and Other Disabilities

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In 2018, people with Down syndrome and other disabilities are celebrating extraordinary achievements. They are graduating high school with their peers, attending postsecondary programs, enjoying meaningful careers, and living long, healthy and productive lives. NDSS works on behalf of all individuals with Down syndrome across the lifespan. However, challenges remain, as the following story illustrates.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Take Care of Your Health!

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Colorectal cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed cancer in both men and women and the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it is also largely preventable. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the Prevent Cancer Foundation® remains dedicated to educating the public on the importance of getting screened and the ways to reduce your colorectal cancer risk.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Take Care of Your Health!

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Colorectal cancer is the third most frequently diagnosed cancer in both men and women and the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it is also largely preventable. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the Prevent Cancer Foundation® remains dedicated to educating the public on the importance of getting screened and the ways to reduce your colorectal cancer risk.

Managing Your Company's Employee Giving Charitable Payroll Contributions

Are you managing your company's charitable donations as cost-efficiently as you could be?
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According to America’s Charities’ Snapshot 2017 report, 87% of companies understand there is an expectation to support causes that are important to employees. So for many employers, giving employees the opportunity to donate to charities through workplace giving is a no-brainer. The big challenge is execution. 

Superheroes Unite to Protect the Future of Children Diagnosed With Cancer

Your Business Can Be the Ultimate Sidekick to Support CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
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“Your child has cancer” – it’s the worst news a parent can hear. For some families, this heartbreaking news comes just months after their son’s or daughter’s birth – like in the case of little 2-month old Ava.

Charitable Funds Management Case Study: How One Fortune 500 Company Scaled Its Impact and Cut Costs by More Than $225,000

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Is it cheaper to manage charitable funds distribution in-house?

One Fortune 500 company was stunned when it calculated the cost of managing its company’s in-house system for processing employee charitable payroll contributions. The company assumed it was making a fiscally prudent decision by managing this process itself. However, after analyzing what it took to manage its homegrown system, the company quickly learned its assumption was false.

Read more about this company's experience and what it did to scale its impact and cut costs by more than $225,000.

On #GivingTuesday Give the Gift of Sight

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This #GivingTuesday Orbis encourages supporters to give the gift of sight by participating in our matching challenge. One of our generous donors has agreed to match all #GivingTuesday donations up to $25,000. Funds will support our vision restoring work in places like Bangladesh, where four-year-old Halima had two cataracts removed by an Orbis-trained surgeon.

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