Why Are Our Students Outstanding?

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Motivation

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars awards college scholarships to students who have Tourette Syndrome. This week we have been delighted to work with five of our students who agreed to take time out of their college schedules to help us. From 2015, 2016 and 2017 scholarship award years, our recipients Jordan Bernstein, Josh Green, Hannah Rusinko, Mason Taylor and Jason Ingerick … Read More

Why Are College Scholarships Helpful for Students with Tourette Syndrome?

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Tourette's Coverage

Ever thought about why students with Tourette Syndrome might have extra costs associated with attending college? Or why Dollars 4 Tic Scholars is even necessary? I spoke to several parents of 17-year-olds in February when Kelsey and I attended the Tourette Syndrome Association of Florida’s annual Family Weekend 2015 in Brandon, Florida. They were enthusiastic when they learned about our … Read More

Toastmaster’s Speech on Tourette Scholarship Foundation

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Motivation

As a member of Club Awesome Toastmasters in Coral Springs, Florida, my tenth speech was coming up. The project? Give an inspirational speech. There was no better choice than to talk about the formation of Dollars 4 Tic Scholars and what our Tourette Scholarship foundation means to me. This is a 10 minute speech. I hope you enjoy the text, … Read More

What comes after Black Friday? #Giving Tuesday!

Diane DiamantisFormation, Non-Profit

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars #GivingTuesday

There are so many holidays after Thanksgiving – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday (do business at a mom and pop business), Cyber Monday. And then? #Giving Tuesday! #Giving Tuesday is a movement to do the #unselfie thing and give to your favorite charity. If you visit www.givingtuesday.org, you will be able to read more about it. It is a fairly … Read More

So you want to start a non-profit…

Diane DiamantisFormation, Non-ProfitLeave a Comment

I am writing this blogpost today for anyone who runs across this site by random accident. My family and I made a decision to set up a non profit organization that awards college scholarships to college students with Tourette’s Syndrome. I have never run a non profit 501c3 before, although through my business I have had some as public relations … Read More