Who is Gary Goodman? Q&A – Part 1

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

  On February 23, 2018, Dollars 4 Tic Scholars is proud to bring to the stage the incredible Master Illusionist, Gary Goodman! Gary will delight our audience at Triple Threat! A Captivating Evening of Comedy, Mind Games and Magic with Gary Goodman to be held at 6:30pm at the South County Civic Center, Delray Beach, FL. We were wondering – what … Read More

Ways You Can Help from Afar

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

Did you know that there are ways that you can help raise money for Dollars 4 Tic Scholars right from your home? We’ve had many people ask how they can help from far away. Here are a few ideas:​​​​​​​ 1) Facebook Birthday Fundraiser When you share your birthday and make it a fundraiser for Dollars 4 Tic Scholars on Facebook, … Read More

Applications Due April 15

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

There’s still time for students to get D4TS scholarship applications in by the April 15th deadline. Please share our opportunity with anyone you know with TS who could benefit from our scholarship. This is our favorite time of the year because the students who apply are the core of D4TS’s mission. We are here to help them and it’s wonderful … Read More

The Kentucky Derby – A Feast of Hats

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

— By Christy Kelly, Freelance Blogger & Friend of D4TS What do we picture when we hear the words, Kentucky Derby? Horse races certainly, mint juleps, Kentucky bluegrass, “My Old Kentucky Home” echoing over Churchill Downs, but for the ladies, it’s the chance to dress up in crisp spring outfits and be crowned with a glorious and enviable hat! An … Read More

Eight Ways to Help that Mean So Much

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

Eight Ways to Help that Mean So Much We love our supporters and donors! Did you know you can help Dollars 4 Tic Scholars raise money in more ways that a straight donation? We’ve compiled a list of eight easy ways you can help increase our TS student scholarship fund. Amazon Smile purchases We have partnered with AmazonSmile so a … Read More

Guest Blog: How to Effectively Write About a Disability in a College Essay

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

Today we are pleased to feature a guest blog by Shirag Shemmassian, Ph.D. We met Dr. Shemmassian at the 2016 national conference of the Tourette Association of America. His work as a consultant helping students with disabilities fits well with our goal of helping college students who have Tourette Syndrome. Here, he covers a topic that can benefit students with all types of disabilities. We hope … 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