In this section, you will find all that you need to know about the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland, our mission and vision, history and frequently asked questions. If you want to learn more about us, just follow the links for more information. It’s extremely important to us that you get to know more so that you feel comfortable working with us. Once you take the time to find out what we’re all about, we are confident that you will want to be engaged with our organization. 

New Building Donations

In order to support the DSA of NWI & Chicagoland's new building, we are asking for the following donations:

Baby items needed:
baby blankets
diapers size 1/2
baby wipes
Baby toys
Newborn-6 month clothes
Babies R Us gift cards for new babies/families

Toddler items needed:
2 Child shopping cart(s)
Large piece puzzles
Paint Dotters (any color)
Large letter magnets
Board books
Stacking toys

Art room/Making Connections Tutoring:
Crayola crayons and markers
Large writing pencils
Drawing paper
Construction paper
Wet wipes

Teen/Adult Room:
UNO card game
WII Video game system and games

Silverware set
Cupcake and cookie sheets
Cutting boards
K-cups for Keurig
Paper plates and napkins
Large Plastic pitcher
Plastic cups

Silent auction themed baskets:
Movie basket
Wine and cheese
Kids games
Restaurant gift cards
Avon or other direct seller items
Art or coloring basket
Puzzles basket
Kid books
Princess basket
Lego basket

*Gift cards for new building items.

Should you require a copy of our Federal Tax Group Exemption letter, which establishes that we are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization please feel free to contact us at info@dsaofnwi.org. We thank you in advance for you consideration of this request.