From Get-up-for-Downer’s to Golf day swingers, from marathon runners to Moochathon moochers, from dog walkers to odd sock wearers, and from cake bakers to gingerbread sock biscuit munchers…

This years World Down’s Syndrome Awareness campaign was bigger and better than ever!


We were simply blown away by the response to this year’s gingerbread sock biscuit campaign, as part of our World Down Syndrome Day celebrations, which was our biggest and best yet and meant we’ve been able to raise over £16,000 – a fantastic result. 

Since the campaign was first launched 5 years ago, more than £50,000 has been raised and tens of thousands of Cheshire school children have taken part in awareness assemblies.

Our flagship fundraiser has certainly gathered momentum this year and has achieved a number of accolades including Best Fundraising Campaign at the North West Charity Awards. Emma Harris has been presented with a prestigious Pride of Britain award as well as a Points of Light award from the Prime Minister, Local Hero Award and North West Young Fundraiser Award. It is wonderful that Emma’s achievement and your support have been recognised on such a large scale.

A HUGE and heartfelt thank you to all of you who got involved and supported us this year!

*adjusted for costs