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New Year's Resolution

In the coming days, you may start to think about your New Year's resolution. Maybe it's to learn a new language or to share more time with loved ones. Whatever you choose for your goals for 2013, we hope you make them with a happy and hopeful heart. The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation's wish for you all is that you are able to ring in the new year with friends, family and fun. ...

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Merry and Bright

This season has felt especially hard with such devastation in Connecticut less than one week ago. However, here in the Foundation office, we have found solace in you all. We are so thankful for all of our support and warm wishes throughout this season. We even have a fabulous wall of holiday cards (pictured above) that some of you have sent us, which we enjoy looking at daily. You all make our days "merry and...

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CDC - Public Health Webcast

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency." They have information available on topics from the flu, to workplace hazards, to disabilities. "The Public Health Grand Rounds is a monthly webcast created to foster discussion on major public health issues. Each session focuses on key challenges related to a specific health topic, and explores cutting-edge scientific evidence and potential impact of different interventions. The Grand Rounds...

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Give Back with Every Online Purchase

Support the CdLS Foundation just by doing your online, holiday shopping. Sign up for the FREE I-Give button. This browser app tells more than 1,100 participating I-Give retailers like Amazon.com, Macy's, Toys R Us, Best Buy and even Expedia that you want a percentage of every purchase you make to go directly to the CdLS Foundation. They'll even give us $5 just because you signed up. Click here for more information about I-Give and the I-Give button. Click...

CdLS Foundation Achieves Highest Rating from Charity Navigator

The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation achieved its second, consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.  "We are honored to receive a four star rating for the second year in a row," said Marie Concklin-Malloy, CdLS Foundation executive director. "We constantly strive to remain a fiscally responsible organization, while increasing the capacity and outreach of our programs to assist families around the country."  Receiving the coveted...


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