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COVID-19 Updates

Posted by on Apr 24, 2020 in Our Stories, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hello TVDSA. These are certainly different times we are in now. To put a TVDSA spin on it, we would hope that these days would be “More Alike Than Different” than pre-pandemic, but that does not seem to be the reality of it. We hope that you and yours are staying safe. As we are sure you have heard by now, TVDSA is going through a few changes. We obviously were not expecting a pandemic to throw a wrench into our already rearranged 2020 slate of events. To ensure we are communicating as transparently as possible, we wanted to post an update to make sure everyone is in the loop...

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Idaho Gives 2020

Posted by on Apr 21, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Idaho Gives is a statewide giving program that is usually one day of giving. This year, to compensate for our inability to get together in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Idaho has the ability to give for TWO WEEKS! taking place from April 23rd to May 7th, 2020, and it’s all online! This year for two amazing weeks, people across our state come together for Idaho nonprofits. It’s a time to celebrate the awesome work of Idaho’s nonprofits and benefit from the power of many. Idaho comes together – be a part of it! This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is even...

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2019 Giving Tuesday

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Giving Tuesday – 12/03/2019 This December 3rd is #GivingTuesday. This year we are fundraising to raise awareness and support our programs. Mark your calendar and help us reach our $5000 goal. Your donations could be used within TVDSA in the following ways: $10 to $20 could add a book to our Library $50 could supply a new parent with an informational basket $100 could sponsor an individual to a local conference $250 could support a program event for 10 participants $500 could provide a sponsorship for a family to an out of town conference You can also contribute to the...

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2019 Albertsons Boise Open

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

TVDSA Golf Fans! We are sorry we had to cancel the golf event this year and plan to resume the TVDSA Trisomy 21 Open tournament in 2020 but never fear we have another opportunity to get your golf fix and support TVDSA in the process.   The 2019 Albertsons Boise Open will be held From August 19th to the 25th and is offering an opportunity for everyone to purchase tickets for access for golf food and fun for the 22nd to the 25th, including a free concert with country star Justin Moore on the 24th.  The Albertsons Boise Open is generously donating 100% of all tickets sales back...

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Peanut Butter Falcon Attention all movie fans! This is one you can not miss.   This must-see indie film stars Zack Gottsagen, an accomplished actor who happens to have Down syndrome, multi-talented Shia LaBeouf, and award-winning Dakota Johnson. This movie was the winner of the Audience Award at the SXSW Film Festival and will be premiering in limited release on August 9th.  We have not been able to confirm this yet but it is rumored that Boise is one of the cities selected for this honor. If that does not happen then we should have it available locally during the...

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2019 TVDSA Buddy Walk

Posted by on Jul 9, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Join us for the 17th Annual TVDSA Buddy Walk Saturday, October 12, 11:00 am Walk begins at Cecil D. Andrus Capitol Park Registration begins July 1, 2019 TVDSA Members with Down syndrome can register for FREE! ​Please email: registration@idahodownsyndrome.org for the coupon code for TVDSA members! Click here to register now The Buddy Walk is a great opportunity for those of us who love someone with Down syndrome to share our feelings with everyone we know! Yes, the walk is the biggest fundraiser of the year for TVDSA, but it’s also a vehicle for creating community awareness....

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