Happy National Siblings Day from LiveUp!

This post comes from Kelsey Quinn, one of the program directors at LiveUp Philly!   In honor of National Siblings Day, I wanted to give a shout out to my brother, Colin Quinn, who introduced me first to Camp PALS and then to the LiveUp family.   I can remember the first time he came home […]

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LiveUp in the Kitchen!

  Hi everyone! My name is Kerri and I am one of the directors for LiveUp Philadelphia! March 20th marked the first day of spring and I’m so excited to celebrate the warmer weather with making some of my favorite smoothie recipes. Smoothies are my FAVORITE thing to cook at LiveUp. They are a healthy […]

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World Down Syndrome Day 2017!

In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month,  we want to celebrate our incredible participants! Every year, we have the opportunity to meet new participants and returning friends. Since March is also Women’s History Month, we’ve decided to celebrate Girl Power by featuring just a few of the absolutely amazing ladies we know:   Shelley Lantz […]

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At the 2nd annual beer pong fundraiser!

This post comes from Allie Weiss, one of the program directors at LiveUp NYC! On Saturday March 4th, we held our 2nd annual beer pong tournament fundraiser at Brother Jimmy’s in New York City. This event was held in order to raise money for scholarships. We had the support of over two hundred people including members […]

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A message from our friends at Best Buddies!

Program Alert: Best Buddies NYC! This post comes from Alyssa, one of the program managers at Best Buddies NYC! Who doesn’t want more friends?! Best Buddies is an organization that helps form one-to-one friendships for adults with and without disabilities. When you become a best buddy, you’ll have another friend to laugh with, go to the […]

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Share the LiveUp Love this Valentine’s Day!

Today’s post comes from Sarah, who will be co-directing LiveUp DC!  Can you believe that it’s Valentine’s Day already? Summer is just around the corner! In the meantime, here are 10 Ways you can show your LiveUp Love: Wear your LiveUp Shirt: Even though people usually wear pinks and reds on Valentine’s Day, pull out your favorite […]

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Get Ready for LiveUp DC!

This post comes from Emily, one of the LiveUp DC directors! *Sneak Peek*- Brad, Sarah, and I have been gearing up for LiveUp DC 2016. We can’t believe that Labor Day weekend is just around the corner and we can finally see all of our plans become a dream come true. We have planned some exciting […]

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LiveUp San Diego 2016: Lives Changed!

This post comes from Derrick, one of the amazing directors at LiveUp SD! Trying to transfer to you the warmth in our hearts, or even a tenth of the ways our lives were changed would be a triumph that mere words on a page simply can’t produce.  Therefore, allow me to share just a few of […]

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Keep Cool this Summer!

Hi everyone!  My name is Nadia and I am the photographer for LiveUp NYC!  As summer continues to heat up, I’ve been trying to find ways to stay cool. Last year, I went to LiveUp Boston, and we made delicious Chocolate-Covered Frozen Bananas. And I know the LiveUp Philly director Kerri loves making smoothies…and is famous […]

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See the good in the world

This post is written by Phil Johnson, LiveUp Philly volunteer!  2016 has provided us a laundry list of things to be sad about. That said, I find my resolve in the fundamental good nature of the world unshaken. It’s very difficult to be a part of something like LiveUp and not leave with an inherent understanding […]

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