Portsmouth DSA is a self-funding charity and our very existence is dependent upon fundraising and donations. We very much appreciate support from our families and supporters. We have developed strong links with local organisations including schools and businesses, and we welcome donations from the community.

If you would like to help raise funds on behalf of Portsmouth DSA and need more information, or if you are a business and would like to work in charity partnership with us, please contact Rachael Ross. Here

If you would like to make a donation to support our work, please visit our Virgin Money Giving page. It’s really easy to do, and the Virgin team automatically claim Gift Aid on our behalf. You can also set up a regular donation using this link.

Please make any cheques payable to Portsmouth DSA and address to Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association, The Sarah Duffen Centre, Belmont Street Building, Cottage Grove School Campus, Chivers Close, Portsmouth PO5 1HG with an accompanying note.

To make an alternative payment, please email us via the contact page to request more details. Contact Page

Sponsored Events and Fundraisers

We are very grateful when our families and members of the community take part in sponsored events or organise fundraisers on behalf of Portsmouth DSA. If you would like to raise funds for our charity, you can easily set up a personal sponsorship page on the Virgin Money Giving site in aid of Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association (Footprints). Virgin Fundraising Page

The Great South Run


The Great South Run is Europe’s premier 10 mile running event, taking place in Portsmouth. Each year our children, parents and supporters take part in the 10 mile, 5 km and Junior Run to raise funds for Portsmouth DSA. If you would like to join us, please get in touch. We have a number of free charity places available.

Easy Fundraising


Please register on the Easy Fundraising site, under cause name Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association, where a donation to our charity will be made for your purchases brought online, at no cost to you.

Register Here