She loves being part of a community where she can participate and feel valued.

WWDSS Any Which Way You Can-A-Thon

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The WWDSS Any Which Way You Can A-Thon will take place virtually on Sunday, September 26th, 2021

Join us and help raise funds for essential services and programs for our members with Down syndrome and their families.

Families, friends and supporters are invited to simultaneously participate in the Any Which Way You Can A-Thon for a duration of 21 minutes. Walk, run, wheel, jump, in-line skate - it is up to you! Join us beforehand for the virtual kickoff and afterwards for a celebration with musical entertainment by the one and only Erick Traplin.

Tune into the event virtually by visiting the WWDSS YouTube channel on Sunday, September 26th, 2021

Schedule of Events:

3:45pm – 4:00pm: Virtual Kick-off with special guests the Buddy Choir and Fitness Instructor Carolyn Cartile

4:00pm – 4:21: Any Which Way You Can A-Thon

4:35pm: Virtual Celebration, including musical entertainment by Erick Traplin!

Connecting with your family, friends and community to raise awareness and funds:

1. Spread the word! Share your fundraising page via email and social media - and through

social events

2. Participate in The WWDSS 21 Challenges Contest as a fun and frequent way to connect!

3. Let your friends and family know how they can participate:

• by joining your team

• broadening your reach by participating in or sharing your #WWDSS21Challenges

• donating on your page and sharing with their own friends and family


Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 fundraisers and a $200 gift card will be awarded to the 21 Challenges Contest winner!

 The WWDSS 21 Challenges Contest (September 5th – 25th)

You’re invited to participate in the 21 Challenges Contest for 21 days leading up to the Any Which Way You Can A-Thon. On each day, post a photo or video of you participating in the daily challenge on your Twitter or Facebook account, include the link to an Any Which Way You Can A-Thon fundraising page, and tag #WWDSS21Challenges. If you are using Facebook, make sure your privacy setting on your post is set to “Public”.

Click here to view the calendar of daily challenges!

For every day you participate, you will be entered into a draw to win one grand prize, a $200 gift card to either an online or retail store of your choosing. Click here for contest rules. 


For sponsorship opportunities, email


Thank you to our sponsors


Platinum Sponsor

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Gold Sponsors

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 Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Media Sponsors

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Become a Sponsor

For more information about sponsorship opportunities please contact us using the form below.