de Lange Society
The de Lange Society represents those who have served us continuously for 20 years.
These volunteers bring creative vision, innovative ideas, vital assistance and leadership to the
Sue Anthony Award
The Sue Anthony Award is the Foundation’s highest award and is named for our primary Founder and the Co-Originator of Reaching Out. Sue Anthony represented innovation, commitment, integrity and enduring contributions to families living with CdLS.
Mark Etcheberry Award
Mark Etcheberry Award is Presented to an individual who has contributed his or her efforts and talent to increase awareness of CdLS and the Foundation.
The John King Award
The John King Award is presented to an individual whose long-term efforts on behalf of the Foundation have made a notable impact. The recipient of this award is a supporting member of the Foundation family who has served the Foundation, formally or informally, by advancing its mission.
The President’s Award is presented to an individual whose considerable, long-term efforts on behalf of the Foundation have made a notable impact and advanced its mission.
Special Recognition Award
Special Recognition Awards are presented to individuals or organizations whose efforts on behalf of the Foundation have made a specific impact. This award may be given to a nominee for a single, significant and notable contribution to the Foundation.
Dr. Laird Jackson Award
The Dr. Laird Jackson Award, inspired by the Foundation’s first medical director, recognizes an individual’s significant medical or scientific contributions toward understanding CdLS and improving the lives of people affected by the syndrome.
Outstanding Philanthropy Award
The Outstanding Philanthropy Award recognizes outstanding individuals or organizations whose long-term contributions of financial support, time and talent have made a significant impact for individuals with CdLS.