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Thank you for conducting a fundraiser to support LuMind IDSC!

LuMind IDSC is grateful for the generosity and support of people and organizations in the Down syndrome community.

A third-party fundraising event can be conducted by an individual, group, or organization in the community with proceeds benefiting LuMind IDSC. Anyone in the community can hold a fundraising event to support the work of LuMind IDSC. These fundraisers include everything from virtual events, live entertainment, at home parties, golf tournaments, and more!

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Where should I send donations?

All donations not made via online should be sent to:
Attn: Development Office
20 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 200
Burlington, MA 01803-4126

  • Make checks payable to LuMind IDSC.
  • Mail all proceeds to us within 30 days of completing your fundraiser.
  • In the check memo [write “my321” your name and fundraiser name]
  • Please DO NOT send cash in the mail.
  • All donations made online will receive a confirmation email which can be used as a tax receipt.

Event Planning

Before you begin planning, please note these key steps:

  • Check with your town/ state to obtain any required permits as well as certificate of insurance for your event.
  • We suggest holding fundraisers with minimal cost to you.
  • You are responsible for covering your event expenses and will not be reimbursed for any out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Your expenses should not exceed 30% of funds raised.
  • If you think you will need to deduct any expenses from the funds raised prior to sending your donation check, email regarding the deduction.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
Please abide by local and state health guidelines. This includes but is not limited to efforts associated with social distancing, mask-wearing, hand hygiene as well as other measures deemed appropriate to help stop the spread of the virus.

Using and promoting the LuMind IDSC Brand

  • To request the use of our logo(s), email
  • Prior to any distribution of event promotional items, please allow us to review your materials.
  • LuMind IDSC may only be identified as your event’s beneficiary.
  • If there are multiple beneficiaries for your fundraiser, clearly state the percentage or amount of proceeds that benefit LuMind IDSC.
  • To ensure you are not soliciting a donation or in-kind donations that we have already requested, please contact us.

Have more questions about fundraising for LuMind IDSC? Please contact Allison O’Hara, Senior Development Officer at

Thank you for your interest in our mission!