Penn Station Hosts National Fundraiser for Local Down Syndrome Associations

Funds raised at Louisville Penn Station locations will be donated to Down Syndrome of Louisville


For the third year in a row, Penn Station is hosting its Round-Up for Down Syndrome campaign from March 1-21, which will benefit Down Syndrome organizations across the country, including Down Syndrome of Louisville. During the campaign, participants can grab a bite to eat and make a difference in the lives of people with Down syndrome by rounding up their purchase to the nearest dollar. Penn Station locations in more than a dozen states are participating in this campaign, supporting more than 30 local Down syndrome organizations.

“We are so excited to be partnering with Penn Station for the Round-Up for Down Syndrome again this year,” said Julie Torzewski, Executive Director of Down Syndrome of Louisville (DSL). “Penn Station has been such an amazing partner for us. The dollars raised during March make a difference to the individuals with Down Syndrome in our community all year long.”

 

How to participate:

Eat at Penn Station – Participants can grab a bite to eat from their local Penn Station and round up their purchase between March 1-21.  Participants are also encouraged to share their gratitude with the staff and tell them how their support impacts people with Down syndrome. To order online, visit https://order.penn-station.com/#/

Get the Word Out – Share Facebook posts from Down Syndrome of Louisville and Penn Station on Facebook encouraging others to participate in the campaign.

Down Syndrome of Louisville is encouraging the community to make a positive difference in the lives of people with Down syndrome by participating in the Round-Up for Down Syndrome campaign as a lead-up to World Down Syndrome Day on Monday, March 21.

 

About Penn Station: For more information, visit: https://www.penn-station.com/down_syndrome.php.

 

About Down Syndrome of Louisville: Down Syndrome of Louisville provides developmental and educational programs for individuals with Down syndrome throughout their entire life span. DSL’s Lifelong Learning Center is the first and only of its kind in the nation.  Program excellence earned DSL the prestigious Gold Certificate of Accreditation from Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action. To learn more, visit www.dsoflou.org

 

Media Contact:

Julie Torzewski, Executive Director

Down Syndrome of Louisville

juliet@dsoflou.org

O: 502.495.5088

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