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Dreams of visiting White House: South Bend woman’s steps to taking ‘dis’ out of ‘disability’

By: Kasey Chronis, WNDU

Many people only dream of meeting the president someday.

But after one South Bend woman’s hard work and persistence, she is now one step closer to achieving that goal.

And it’s not just meeting the president that Tiffani Amberg dreams about, but also speaking at the White House about a very important issue.

Amberg has Down Syndrome and works for Hannah & Friends in South Bend.

One of her goals is to spread awareness about the organization, and to try to take the ‘dis’ out of disability.

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2015 Hannah & Friends Celebrity Golf and Banquet

Thank you to all of our sponsors for your continued support. You are truly helping us spread our mission of awareness and compassion for people with different abilities. Join us for the 2016 Celebrity Golf Outing and Banquet May 27-28th at Trump National Doral in Miami, FL. For more information or to sign up, please contact Jennifer Stewart at Jennifer.Stewart@olympusfoundationmanagement.com.

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#GivingTuesday – December 1, 2015

Hannah & Friends will be joining ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ hoping to channel the generous spirit of the holiday season and to inspire action around charitable giving. On December 1, 2015 – the Tuesday after Thanksgiving – #GivingTuesday will harness the power of social media to create a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving with purpose. This #GivingTuesday we ask for you to support Hannah & Friends. Stay tuned for more information!

If you would like to learn more about #GivingTuesday, please click here.

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Tour of Hannah & Friends

Watch a tour of Hannah & Friends given by our Spokesperson and Tour Coordinator, Tiffani Amberg.

Click here to view the video on YouTube.

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Hannah & Friends Celebrates 6th Anniversary of First Residents

By WNDU Staff Kasey Chronis

Hannah & Friends celebrated its sixth anniversary Tuesday since its first residents moved into the neighborhood. The nonprofit is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs. In September 2009 the organization’s first four residents moved into the 40-acre community in South Bend. Balloons were released Tuesday afternoon to celebrate. Hannah & Friends aims to create a fun, safe and nurturing environment for kids and adults to grow.

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Photo Gallery: Summer Camp

We had a great time this summer with our interns leading Summer Camp at Hannah & Friends!  Thank you to everyone who participated! Read More

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Photo Gallery: 12th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

Thank you to Olympus Foundation Management for making sure the weekend ran smoothly for our guests. Also thank you to The Centers, Martin’s Super Markets, and all of our sponsors for your continued support. You are truly helping us spread our mission of awareness and compassion for people with different abilities. Thank you MG Photography LLC for capturing the weekend!

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