Be Inspired / VATTA Blog

An Update on Jessie Huggett

We would like to update everyone about Jessie Huggett, VATTA member since 2013. After having her first stroke last summer, Jessie was diagnosed with Moyamoya disease. Find out more about Jessie's recovery in this CBC interview and here is her Fundrazr page. See the incredible work that Jessie...

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Trying New Things!

It's not often that people choose to be so daring, so daring like skydiving from a plane and getting a thrill of a lifetime. Soaring through the sky, being attached to an experienced skydiving teacher, feeling the dream and the breeze, and holding on for dear life. I...

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Matthew speaking in Delhi, Ontario

Hey Canada! Here's a video of Matt speaking to students at St. Frances Cabrini in Delhi, Ontario. $500 was raised by the school through various fundraising activities by the Compassionate Crew. Then, two graduates from grade eight last year, Hailey and Jaryd, presented to the school...

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We hope you had a great week celebrating!

Hey Canada! Thank you so much to everyone who helped celebrate NDSAW! Thank you for every event, donation, picture, tweet, status, thought, and share! YOU make Canada a great place to live with Down syndrome! Nick was ecstatic to hear that the Mayor of Regina officially proclaimed Novemeber 1-7 as...

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