Ways to Help

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PODS provides valuable services to individuals with Down syndrome. You can help us by joining our cause. One simple thing you can do is start changing attitudes about Down syndrome. Know the myths and truths. Knowledge is power! 


2017 Angel Walk • Saturday, October 14, 2017, 2 – 4 PM • Lake Arbor Community Center • 10100 Lake Arbor Way • Mitchellville, MD

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PODS is fully funded through grants, private donations and fundraisers. We receive no state or federal dollars to meet our operational budget. Please consider a gift to PODS to support our great work.

PODS Membership and Donations Page

PODS seeks to provide the community and surrounding areas with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome. We need your support to make this happen! Click on the link below to make a monetary donation or to become a member of PODS.

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Volunteering is a rewarding way to benefit PODS and your community. We invite you to get involved in PODS many volunteer opportunities. We need help with set-up, food prep, decorations, etc. for upcoming events. Your help is welcomed and appreciated.

Serve on a Committee or the Board of Directors

PODS encourages interested parties to contact us to learn more about applying to serve on a committee or on the board of directors.

Dine Out for Down syndrome

Approach a local restaurant and ask them to support PODS by donating a portion of a day's sales/tips to support our mission. We can design a flier and share it with our members through various channels.

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