F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
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F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Families, Respect, Inspire, Education, Networking for Down syndrome & Special needs

Expectant Parents

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. is here to assist Learning that your unborn baby has Down syndrome can be very difficult to hear. This unexpected news may generate a wide range of emotions and questions.
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New Parents

CLICK READ MORE FOR PARENT PACKS The parent packets are delivered to the Labor & Delivery, NICU, and to the hospitals Social Workers to ensure they are available to you.

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For Physicians

Learning the Diagnosis This is extremely difficult for parents and should be handled delicately. Physician’s please watch the attached film

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VOLUNTEER - Thank you for your interest in volunteering for F.R.I.E.N.D.S. We are always in need of great volunteers who are hard-working, organized and who love interacting with our families. As a volunteer, you are essential and play an important role in making our events so special for our families. 

*Approved by Hillsborough County to offer volunteer hours to students working for Bright Futures scholarships.

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S. VIDEOS




Thank you FRIENDS Volunteers.



Friends has put together a video for the Ellen DeGeneres & Cheerios One Million Acts of Good promotion. We are raising funds to open THE FRIENDS CENTER - A special needs daycare. Thanks to everyone who participated, we had a lot of fun taping it. Please share the video. Thanks so much! Wish us luck!



Events Calendar

BOARD/ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 07:00pm - 08:00pm

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. BOARD OF DIRECTOR AND ADVISORY BOARD MEETING (LAST WED OF EACH MONTH)

Be more involved with our plans, activities, and growth, and attend our F.R.I.E.N.D.S. BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND ADVISORY BOARD MEETING.

www.friendssupport.org (813)245-2782.

ADDRESS:
KEN BROWNLEE/KELLER WILLIAMS - 2350 STATE RD 60, VALRICO

Time: 07:00 PM Eastern        

Dates:
        Aug 25, 2021 07:00 PM

        Sep 29, 2021 07:00 PM

        Oct 27, 2021 07:00 PM

        Jan 26, 2022 07:00 PM

        Feb 23, 2022 07:00 PM

 iF YOU CAN'T MAKE THE INPERSON MEETING JOIN US VIA ZOOM

Zoom Meeting - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85273059874    Meeting ID: 852 7305 9874