#MakeADifferenceDay, Honor Donations

It’s Make A Difference Day, the perfect day to honor someone you love with a Tribute gift. Tribute gifts are a meaningful way to honor a special person or life event and also support those with MdDS. We thank the following for their gifts in honor of someone special. Honor Donations Welcome to this bright […]

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This GivingTuesday at the MdDS Foundation

ANNOUNCEMENT: 10.27.2017 — The Gates Foundation is matching donations made to US nonprofits using Facebook on Giving Tuesday. Facebook is also waiving fees on donations that day, so please schedule a reminder for Giving Tuesday, 11/28/20017, on your calendar to donate through our fundraiser page on Facebook. This GivingTuesday, we are focused on our goal […]

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Meet Board President, Marilyn Josselyn

My husband, Roger, and I had always enjoyed traveling. Paris. Hawaii. Thailand. Another time a trip to Morocco. We owned a timeshare in Cancun, a mere 4-hr flight from home. In 1998, we decided to embark on a different adventure, a special trip, a Russian waterways cruise. Promises of beautiful scenic settings, unforgettable experiences, new […]

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🌟 Donor All-Stars

Along with several annual donors, since 2009 a small group of people have unknowingly become a team of rare champions. These friends and family members have continually shown their support of the MdDS community and their commitment to our mission and goals. They’ve proven that small donations over time are just as impactful as any […]

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MdDS: A year of island hopping

For the past year, I’ve spent every day on a boat. When I stand, sit, walk, or lie down, I’m on a boat. When I read, eat, talk, or watch television, I’m on a boat. As I write this, I’m on a boat. But I actually haven’t been anywhere near a boat in more than […]

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