Mr. Dan Dennis, President of Dennis Corporation, recently made a monetary donation in support of Family Connection, a community based and family-focused organization in South Carolina that strives to strengthen the families of children with special needs through parental support. As parents to a child diagnosed with Mosaic Down Syndrome, Mr. Dennis and his wife Esther are active participants and supporters of Family Connection. Their continuous dedication of time and generosity assist in advancing the mission of Family Connections throughout South Carolina.
Mr. Dennis’ charitable contribution will be used towards the Family Connection Children’s Playroom. Mrs. Dennis and family friend, Mr. Overbay, have also worked effortlessly on decorating the playroom space by creating wall murals to make the environment a joyful one that the children can be engaged in. Due to their continuous monetary and physical support, Family Connections could think of no better way to express their gratitude to the Dennis family than to name the Children’s Playroom after their daughter Millie, who is diagnosed with Mosaic Down Syndrome.
Since 1990, Family Connection has assisted over 25,000 families in receiving support and advice from other parents and families. Dennis Corporation continues to donate funds to help provide research funding and promote awareness about Mosaic Down Syndrome. In the summer of 2007, Dennis Corporation co-sponsored the International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association Conference in Richmond, Virginia. The Dennis family was also featured in a special issue of the Family Connections magazine, a publication designed to help guide and give support to parents of children diagnosed with special needs.
Since its inception in June 2005, Dennis Corporation has donated to over 80 charities and professional organizations, totaling over $120,000. Dennis Corporation is a proud contributor to many local organizations within the community. Over the last 12 months, Dennis Corporation has donated an excess of $61,000 to organizations that support the arts, health awareness, community athletics, schools, after school programs, government, churches, and political and professional organizations.