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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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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Liveup San Diego highlights!

Today’s post comes from Michelle, one of the directors at LiveUp San Diego! This past weekend, I was blessed to participate in my third LiveUp San Diego, and my first program as a director! Year after year, it is so exciting to be reunited with the LiveUp family, and something I look forward to every summer. […]

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Why I LiveUp!

Today’s post comes from Emily, one of the directors at LiveUp San Diego! This year will be my fourth LiveUp, and my second time as a director. I’m so excited to come back and be reunited with my LiveUp family in San Diego! Without a doubt, LiveUp is one of my most favorite places in the […]

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Get ready for LiveUp Boston!

Hey LiveUp Family!  David, one of the local directors, coming to you live from Boston, Massachusetts! I wanted to give everyone a sneak peak into some of the incredible activities we have planned next month.  Even though we’re still a few weeks away, Laura, Caroline, Jenna and I have been planning and counting down for […]

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LiveUp Philly is just 2 days away!!

Today’s post comes from Rachael, one of the awesome directors at LiveUp Philly! As I put together my enormous Sams Club grocery list, sort out the Holy Family University housing grid and repeatedly chant myself reminders to not forget the Phillies tickets sitting neatly atop my dresser, I know that LiveUp Philly is quickly approaching. […]

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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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