The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress is proud to be an official charity of the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program for the 2018 Boston Marathon for the seventh consecutive year!
Team MDSC's goal is to promote acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome and to raise critical funds for MDSC programs and services. MDSC's mission is to ensure individuals with Down syndrome are valued, included, and given the opportunities to pursue fulfilling lives by providing information, networking opportunities, and advocacy for people with Down sydnrome and their families, educators, health care professionals, and the community-at-large.
MDSC's theme this year is #CountMeIn, signifying the inclusive nature of our community and our hopes for an inclusive world. Our community includes individuals with the full spectrum of interests and abilities, people of all different cultures and backgrounds, individuals with unique viewpoints and personalities. What ties us together is that all people with Down syndrome and their families want to be COUNTED and deserve to be INCLUDED. So COUNT US IN!