Ways To Help

Thank You for Your Interest
in Supporting DSAMT!

When you help DSAMT, you’re not just changing the life of one individual or even just changing the lives of those with Down syndrome. You’re helping the entire Middle Tennessee community.   

We support inclusion and acceptance in our community, schools, churches, the workforce - everywhere!  We bring value, and help build a better community for everyone. We help the community better understand the extraordinary gifts that those with "something extra" bring to our lives and to our communities, and, in doing so, we improve the lives of everyone.
DSAMT trains educators, providing new tools they might not otherwise have access to. We help physicians, nurses, and other healthcare practitioners provide better care to their patients and better understand their needs and those of their families. We help businesses improve diversity in employment and improve their accessibility.
Improving the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families enriches the entire community. We’re glad you’re here to help.

1st Annual 3-21 Team at Cumberland Real Estate Open Bass Tournament to Benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee

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Nashville Buddy Walk

The Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee (DSAMT) organizes the Nashville Buddy Walk® to celebrate and support individuals with Down syndrome and their families and to promote understanding and acceptance of those with Down syndrome. Approximate 5,000 participants from Middle Tennessee are expected at this year’s Buddy Walk®, making it the largest Down syndrome awareness event in the state and our primary source of funding for our programs.  

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12 Bars of Charity

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Race to Include

Veterans Motorplex, is hosting a benefit race night, called “The Race to Include” on Saturday, October 5 at 6pm, and we hope you will be a part of this inaugural event!  In addition to the race itself, there will be refreshments, a silent auction, games and much more. Read all about it.

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Pepe's with a Purpose

DSAMT's Pepe's with a Purpose fresh, gourmet pizza kits provides meaningful employment to individuals with Down syndrome.  Each pizza kit includes all the makings for your family to make and enjoy three homemade pizzas, and it is assembled by individuals with Down syndrome!

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Team 3-21

Team 3-21 is partnering with DSAMT and redefining Real Estate with a purpose by giving back 10% of their gross commission to the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee.

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DS Awareness License Plate

In 2017, our state legislature passed a bill to authorize a Down syndrome awareness license plate. We must have 1,000 sold BEFORE they will go into production, and we are ALMOST THERE!!!

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Purchases that Support DSAMT

Support businesses who donate a portion of your purchases to support the important programs at DSAMT.

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Your support and donations help make many of the activities and programs at Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee possible. Make A Donation.

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There are many different types of volunteer activities at DSAMT. Most of the wonderful programs, social events, camps, and workshops rely on support from the community.

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Current Needs List

We can always use gift cards, diapers, gift bag stuffers, and unique silent auction items. We have a regular need for food and beverage for events. Contact Alecia if there is something you'd like to donate that's not listed.