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Joel's Giants 2018 REACH Rally Fundraising Page

Since Joel was born in 2001, he has inspired and entertained us. He so inspired me that, in 2004, the first DS awareness walk was organized in Paris with an incredible turnout. Now a 17 year old young man, I (and his family) have begun to see glimpses of adulthood and all the challenges and opportunities it will bring. Joel's Giants will be raising money for RRVDSS so that more teens and adults like him will continue to be supported and championed.

    Fundraising Goal:    $5,000     

So far, I have raised:   $50

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Thank you for visiting my REACH Rally fundraising page.  Donating is easy and safe....everything is handled securely through PayPal and the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society.  PayPal allows you to donate by debit, credit card or by check.  You don't even have to have a PayPal account to use it!

Please pass along this page to anyone else who might like to donate and help my team raise lots of money for a great cause!

If you want to walk on my team at the REACH Rally on October 13th, call my Team Captain, Deanna Tharpe at 701-354-7255!  And if you just want to send in a check to our team, send it to RRVDSS, P.O. Box 6455, Paris, TX  75461-6455 and make sure you put on there it is for Joel's Giants team!

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About the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society & our Annual Awareness Walk:

The Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society is a 501c3 nonprofit parent-based support organization whose mission is to improve the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome and other disabilities through support, education, awareness and advocacy. 

The REACH Rally is a vehicle in which we can promote the possibilities that exist in each person with Down syndrome or other disability.


Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society is a nonprofit support organization serving northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma.

Contact Us:
Office: 903.783.1922
Fax: 903.783.1277


505 Lamar Avenue
Paris, TX 75461-6455

P.O. Box 6455
Paris, TX 75461-6455

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RRVDSS is a proud member of the following organizations:

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