Today we are pleased to feature a guest blog by Tricia Kardon, Director of Camp Twitch and Shout. Every year we sponsor two children to this summer camp, which is very dear to our hearts since Kelsey was a volunteer there. In honor of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month, we are hosting our 3rd Annual Summer Camp Paint Party to raise money to … Read More
Dollars 4 Tic Scholars: Get to Know Chelsea, Part 2: Tourette Syndrome and Comedy
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
My 2015 Camp Twitch and Shout Experience
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
Summer Camp Paint Party Raised Funds for Tourette Syndrome Summer Camp Attendance
Released on May 28, 2015 DOLLARS 4 TIC SCHOLARS “GALS’ AFTERNOON OUT” SUMMER CAMP PAINT PARTY RAISED FUNDS FOR TOURETTE SYNDROME SUMMER CAMP ATTENDANCE DELRAY BEACH, FL – Sunny paintings came to life on Sunday, May 24 at the first annual “Gals’ Afternoon Out” Summer Camp Paint Party held by non-profit organization The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, … Read More
Why are we Painting and Selling T-Shirts? Summer Camp!
Who doesn’t love summer camp? At The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc., aka Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, we do! Our primary mission is to raise scholarship funds for college students who have Tourette Syndrome. But our secondary mission is for the younger kids! Every year, we have committed to sending two kids to summer camp – specifically, … Read More
My Time at Camp Twitch and Shout
Note: Today’s blog is a guest post by my 22-year-old daughter, Kelsey Diamantis. Kelsey’s experience at Camp Twitch and Shout was invaluable to her, and has made her even more dedicated to getting The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc., dba Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, underway to provide college scholarships to kids with Tourette’s Syndrome, and camp attendance … Read More
Camp Twitch and Shout Experience
We just arrived back home to Florida after a 10 hour drive. Camp Twitch and Shout was held July 12 through 18 in Winder, GA, thankfully about 10 minutes from where my niece lives in Statham. I stayed with my niece and her wonderful family, while my daughter Kelsey volunteered as a counselor at the camp. Why Did We Go … Read More
We’re Going to Camp!
Well, I’m not going, actually, but my daughter is, and I’m going with her. In addition to creating a non-profit organization to award college scholarships to students with Tourette’s Syndrome, our family non-profit will have a secondary focus. Somewhere down the road, we plan to contribute funds to send a kid to summer camp. Let me explain. When searching the … Read More