Virtually Here aims to impact our community through charitable giving to a number of organizations. Because we have found the following organizations to be well worth our time and attention, we hope you will take a moment to learn more about them and consider giving them your support as well.
Since 1973, Beaverbrook STEP has been dedicated to providing progressive residential, day, and support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They are also committed to strengthening relationships among individuals, families, and communities.
Best Buddies is dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement creating opportunities for one-on-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
As new non-invasive prenatal tests are changing the way Down Syndrome is diagnosed, difficult ethical issues and questions about the future for the Down Syndrome community are at an all-time high. The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) is on the cutting edge of Down Syndrome advocacy at a time when innovative, forward-thinking vision is needed.
Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 4.5 million athletes in 170 countries.
A New England-based non-profit organization, The Genesis Foundation for Children strives to raise funds to enrich the lives of children and the families affected by physical and intellectual disabilities and genetic disorders.