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Subject: Why... and what happens next? Dear Foundation Friends,
Following my announcement that the Dempster Family Foundation will be closing its doors we received many inquiries as to why this decision was made. I now realize that my announcement was somewhat slim on providing reasons for this decision. This was simply due to how difficult a decision it was to make and deliver.
I'm going to do my best to shed some light... on why and what happens next.
A family foundation is a massive undertaking for...
From the desk of Michelle Breedlove Sells, Executive Director, Dempster Family Foundation
Oct 25th, 2015To you, My last day as executive director of the Dempster Family Foundation will be October 31, 2015. I will remain a personal advocate on behalf of 22q as we hand the baton to the next wave of 22q pioneers. I am so thankful to have played a role in helping bring greater public awareness to the needs of a commonly overlooked community of children and adults who have and will continue to be diagnosed with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. ...
Dear 22Q community,
It is at this time that the Dempster Family Foundation has decided to close as an organization. Since January of 2010, the initial launch of the foundation, we have strived to raising as much awareness for 22Q as we possibly could. We were driven and determined to help each and every family affected by someone living with 22Q, either directly or indirectly. With the leadership of our initial executive director, Terry Grunduski, we established a foundation that did exactly these things. Employees and...
A special thank you to our foundation heavy hitters. We could not do this without their valuable support.