A word from our friend Tim!

I think we can all agree that the best part of LiveUp is the amazing friends we make. Tim, one of the awesome friends we’ve made at LiveUp, shares what friendship means to him: “The best thing about friendship is that you get to see everyone’s disabilities and true colors. It’s always great to have […]

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Catching up with Allie and Tim!

Today’s post comes from Allie Weiss, one of the NYC Program directors! My very first time attending LiveUp was in 2012 in Washington, DC where I got to meet Tim Lawrence for the first time. I remember thinking Tim was so energetic and awesome but we didn’t get to spend too much time together.  Fast forward a few […]

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Happy National Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

Today’s post  comes from Jenna: October represents a special month in the Down syndrome community as well as the LiveUp community.  For LiveUp, October is our time of reflection.  We look back at all of the amazing accomplishments – the hard work that our regional directors put in to organize programs that are filled with smiles from […]

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Join the team at GiGi’s Playhouse NYC!

Post comes from our friends at GiGi’s Playhouse NYC! Are you a young professional with a passion for service and dedication to social entrepreneurship? Are you interested in being able to parlay your passion and energy into being actively involved with an NYC nonprofit organization, while gaining board leadership experience? GiGi’s Playhouse NYC would love to […]

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Countdown to LiveUp DC!

Today’s LiveUpDate comes from Brad Simon, one of the DC Program directors! As I look back on my five years as a mentor with LiveUp Programs, one single word continues to repeat itself …. community. Yes, LiveUp is certainly a community which supports individuals with Down syndrome, but the idea of community means so much […]

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Parent Perspective: Joan Thomas

Today’s LiveUpDate comes from Joan Thomas. Her son John is one of our wonderful participants! LiveUp, what does it mean to parents? We are blessed with a terrific son, John. John has a job that he loves, (works at the Acme in Bryn Mawr) about 26-30 hours a week. He is involved in Pennsylvania Special […]

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Briana helps us get pumped for LiveUp! 

This post comes from Briana, one of the awesome participants at LiveUp Philly! I am excited to go to LiveUp in Philadelphia because I can see old friends and meet new friends. I can’t wait to see Rachel and Kerri who have been the directors and to welcome Kelsey to being a director. I hope we […]

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LiveUp celebrates OT Month with Laura!

This post comes from Laura Karp, one of the program directors at LiveUp Boston! Hi! My name is Laura and I’ve been involved in LiveUp since the inaugural program in DC. I have been a mentor in Philadelphia and Boston, and directed LiveUp Boston for the last two years. As most of you know, LiveUp is […]

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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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