The DSAGR improves the quality of life of individuals with Down syndrome and their families in the Greater Richmond area. We provide access to current and accurate information on Down syndrome by fostering programs that focus on education, community services, public awareness, medical issues, research, advocacy, legal issues, and parenting. Our major programs include monthly meetings, First Call (new/expectant parents support), Hands Up! (playgroup), Adventurers (ages 6-12), FunQuest (Teens), Fun4Life for Adults, Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome (DADS), Community Engagement and Education Scholarships, Down Right Caring (assists families who's loved one with DS in hospitalized)and a lending library. We offer a variety of exciting events annually, including our Step UP for Down Syndrome 5K & Family Festival, Kickin' Back for Down Syndrome Auction/Casino Night, Softball Tournament, Cut A Thon, and Holiday Party. Our monthly meetings are open to the public and are usually on the 3rd Friday at 6pm at All Saints Episcopal Church, 8787 River Rd., Richmond, VA. We typically offer dinner followed by a program for adults and/or children. Childcare and children's activities usually provided. Donations accepted to offset childcare and dinner expenses. See www.dsagr.com or click on the Monthly Meetings tab for the latest meeting details! The DSAGR is a 501(c)3 (nonprofit) organization.