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DSAOC appears on the Cox Community Forum

DSAOC was thrilled to recently receive a grant through the Cox Cares community giving program, thanks to a Cox employee who has a child with Down syndrome and knows first hand how important DSAOC’s mission is. 

The Cox Cares Foundation, a fund of OneOC, is funded by employee payroll donations that are matched 100 percent by Cox Communications.  Jason Haywood, who has a young son with Down syndrome, nominated DSAOC to receive a portion of the grant funds.

After receiving the funds, DSAOC was also invited to appear on the Cox Community Forum (channel 3 for Cox subscribers) to talk about Down Syndrome Awareness Month and the Orange County Buddy Walk.

DSAOC appointed Ruben Rivas (DSAOC Board Member) and Jacob Braun (Self-Advocate) to be our representatives.  Besides having a great time meeting the hospitable team at Cox, Ruben and Jacob did a wonderful job representing DSAOC and our Down syndrome community.

Click here to watch the DSAOC episode on Cox Community Forum

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