Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, New Tourette Scholarship Non-Profit, Receives First Grant; Awarded $1,000 from Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation

Diane DiamantisPress Releases

Released April 22, 2015       BOCA RATON, FL – The Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation, Inc., dba Dollars 4 Tic Scholars, a local non-profit organization established in 2014, has just received its first grant. The foundation, one of the first in the country to award college scholarships to students who have Tourette Syndrome, has been awarded … 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

On Generosity & Our 2015 Scholarship Event

Diane DiamantisBlog Posts, Non-Profit

I looked up some quotes about Generosity. These are from my favorite quotes website, Brainyquotes.com: Obviously, you would give your life for your children, or give them the last biscuit on the plate. But to me, the trick in life is to take that sense of generosity between kin, make it apply to the extended family and to your neighbour, your … 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