Dress Down for World Down Syndrome Day – 21st March 2019
Help us celebrate World Down syndrome Day in a fashionable way! Dress Down for the Down Syndrome Centre is an easy way to get involved and support our children. This event can be done anywhere, an office or corporate setting, at work, or at school. Simply donate the day of and where your most comfortable clothes to work or school!
Corporate Table Quiz – 16th May 2019
This is your chance to entertain clients, engage your team and network with peers, while raising much-needed funds for children with Down syndrome. The night will be led by a celebrity host with lots of surprises and of course trivia, where teams compete for the title of Ireland’s Smartest Company and the coveted Down Syndrome Centre Perpetual Trophy! Find out more here
Night at the Races Leopardstown – 18th July 2019
Take a table and join us for a fun and thrilling Night at the Races at Leopardstown Racecourse. The evening will be full of food, drink, music, and of course, racing as part of the race series put on my Leopardstown. More information to come, but we look forward to seeing you there! Your ticket includes private dining in the Panoramic Suits, a private bar, and entry into the Bulmers Live concert after the final race. Our night at the Races is always a great one, and this year will not disappoint!
Laughternoon – 6th December 2019
Our annual Ladies’ Laughternoon Christmas lunch is a staple in our events calendar and sells out in hours every year. Each year over 200 fabulous ladies come together and enjoy a festive champagne reception where they can sit on the knee of our Celebrity Secret Santa, buy raffle tickets for our fantastic luxury draw and enjoy the Christmas tunes provided by our musical act. It’s a fantastically fun and glamorous way to kick off the Christmas season!
Team Building Opportunities
VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2nd June 2019
Grab some colleagues and friends and join our 2019 Mini Marathon gang! The women who join our team know that this event is more than just a 10km run. It is a race that makes a real difference in the lives of the children we serve here at the Down Syndrome Centre. Registration gives you a bespoke Down Syndrome Centre registration pack and make sure to celebrate with us after the marathon at our after party which is great craic every year!
Hell & Back – 15th June 2019
Be a Hellraiser for DSC! Join our amazing Hell & Back gang and make your way through the toughest, muddiest, wettest, and most exciting 7km of your life!
This is always a really popular event with our corporate partners and is a super team building event! Whether you run the race solo, or team up as many people do, it is sure to be a great day out.
Challenge 21 – 15th September 2019
Join us September 2019 for our third annual Challenge 21! Be among the hundreds walking (or running!) the 21km from Booterstown to Howth. A day out for family and friends, we have had an incredible first two years, and are looking forward to our third year in 2019.
Great Dublin Bike Ride – 22nd September 2019
The Great Dublin Bike Ride will be held in September 2019, and will feature two courses for the big day! Tune up your bike and cycle for the Down Syndrome Centre. Everyday Hero makes it easy to register for the cycle while fundraising for the Down Syndrome Centre.
Dublin Marathon – 27th October 2019
The Dublin City Marathon is back, and is celebrating 40 years of runners in 2019! Registrations are going fast, so if you want to be a part of the 2019 Down Syndrome Centre Team to fundraise for our amazing children here at the centre. The day is always a great day out, there is nothing more thrilling then running through Dublin with 20,000 of your closest friends! Find out more info here
Rudolph Run – 7th December 2019
5 km chipped run in Marlay Park on Sunday December 15th 2019 at 10 am – more details to follow.