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SANDS is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit umbrella organization. Our mission: To improve and enrich the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and to promote public awareness.Our purpose is to:
  • Organize and host diverse community events to increase and promote community awareness and inclusion as well as to create new funding resources for the Down Syndrome community.
  • Funds raised are then granted back via the Give it back! program to individuals with DS and their families for the purpose of enriching their lives through participation in programs, therapies, conferences and more… Community Grants to local support groups for their operation expenses can also be applied for.
  • Develop and/or bring new programs and services to benefit the Down Syndrome community in Southern Arizona.
The newly updated SANDS brochure
General information on donating, sponsorship opportunities, volunteering and the many programs available in a nice printable PDF format.
Read more about the SANDS board and how they work to achieve the organizations goals.
Contact Information:

SANDS Executive Board:
Steve Freeman, President
Camille Stanbery, Vice President
Chelsea Hansen, Treasurer
Allyson Schug, Secretary
Karen Poppe, Chairperson
SANDS Information: Allyson Schug info@sandsaz.org
Give It Back Information: Allyson Schug info@sandsaz.org
Tucson Buddy Walk Information: buddywalktucson@gmail.com
Phone: 520-477-BWAZ (477-2929) Buddy Walk
Mailing Address: SANDS, P.O. Box 17011
Tucson, AZ 85731

Privacy Policy

All personal information collected by SANDS is not shared or sold outside the SANDS organization

Web site privacy statement

SANDS, P.O. Box 17011 Tucson, AZ 85731
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