D4TS Q&A with Brad Cohen

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

In March 2016, my daughter Kelsey and I had the pleasure of meeting Brad Cohen at the national Tourette Association of America conference in Arlington, VA. We were exhibitors to showcase Dollars 4 Tic Scholars and our college scholarship program. I had spoken to Brad by phone, but at the conference, we met him in person and heard his captivating … Read More

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars: Get to Know Chelsea, Part 4: College and Situations

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Our main focus is giving financial encouragement to students who have Tourette Syndrome through college scholarships and camp sponsorships, but we like to spread awareness of Tourette Syndrome whenever we can. Comedienne Chelsea White is helping us share more about Tourette with our local area, by traveling down for our event on February 26! Be sure to see our Part … Read More

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars: Get to Know Chelsea, Part 2: Tourette Syndrome and Comedy

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Everyone loves comedy. Check out our first post about how Chelsea White got involved in stand-up by clicking here. But isn’t poking fun at Tourette Syndrome taboo? Read on! D4TS:  Some people might think that making humorous observations about Tourette Syndrome is inappropriate. How do you approach this quandary with your shows? Chelsea: I think since I have Tourette that … Read More

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars: Get to Know Chelsea, Part 1: Starting in Comedy

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

Friday Nite with Chelsea White

Like Kelsey Diamantis, Chelsea White has Tourette Syndrome. We are so fortunate that she is going to be our fun entertainment for Dollars 4 Tic Scholar’s February 26 scholarship fundraiser, Friday Nite with Chelsea White! We thought it would be interesting to get to know Chelsea White – before the comedy event. We’ll post a series of short blogs with … Read More

#GivingTuesday – a Day of Giving on December 1, 2015

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

Many organizations took part in #GivingTuesday – 24 hours of philanthropy on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. We are all consumed with Thanksgiving, then after that if you are a shopper or bargain hunter, Black Friday. This year there was also Small Business Saturday which encouraged support of local business, and then on Monday, deals screamed over the world wide web … Read More

My 2015 Camp Twitch and Shout Experience

Diane DiamantisAbout the Foundation, Blog Posts, Non-Profit

The Blog today is by VP and Co-Founder of Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, Kelsey Diamantis, who just donated her time and travel to be a counselor at Camp Twitch and Shout in Georgia in July 2015. Going back to camp was something I looked forward to all year. Coming home last summer had left me in a slump, depression, feeling … Read More

Announcing the Dollars 4 Tic Scholars 2015 Scholarship Recipients!

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Motivation

It is with extreme pleasure that Kelsey and I announce that thanks to generous donations from our friends and supporters all over the country, The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc. DBA Dollars 4 Tic Scholars this inaugural year was able to fund scholarships for three deserving college students! We received 21 applications for our scholarships for students with Tourette Syndrome … Read More

Latest Article A Good Summary of D4TS

Diane DiamantisAbout the Foundation, Blog Posts, Non-Profit

The latest press we have received at Dollars 4 Tic Scholars appeared in my mailbox this week – the June 2015 issue of the West Boca City News, Page 6! Written by Nicol Jenkins, the article tells why we started the organization and our latest activities. Check it out here (click the photo to make it larger) or visit www.coralspringscitynews.com and … Read More