Norm Winnerman, valued member of the CdLS Foundation will be receiving the Rare Impact Award from NORD.

NORD will be honoring all exceptional awardees, virtually, on October 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST. The award honors his years of service as a pioneer, mentor and advocate.

Norm has been a part of the CdLS Foundation since 1989, when his granddaughter, Alison, was born with CdLS. He has been a constant fixture in the inner workings of the Foundation and a beacon of hope for all who have met him. His warm smile, his engaging attitude and positive presence are all factors that led the CdLS Foundation to nominate him for this honor.

In 2008, Norm was awarded the Sue Anthony Award, the Foundation’s highest award – named after our founder and originator of Reaching Out – which represents innovation, commitment, integrity and enduring contribution to families of individuals living with CdLS. He was also inducted into the de Lange Society for the many decades the he has contributed creative vision, innovative ideas and vital assistance to improve the quality of services and programs available to people with CdLS and their families.

Norm has created a fundraiser in his honor to benefit the Foundation. If you would like to support his cause, please click here to donate.

Please take a few moments and leave a comment wishing Norm well and thanking him for his wonderful years of service to the Foundation and to all the families we serve.

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