THE NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY AND BEHNO COLLABORATE TO CREATE A LIFETIME PARTNERSHIP TO FURTHER BEHNO'S
COMMITMENT TO BEING A WHOLESOME SOCIAL ENTERPRISE FOUNDED ON CHAMPIONING ETHICAL MANUFACTURING
TO NOW SUPPORTING NONPROFITS WORKING TO POSITIVELY IMPACT THEIR COMMUNITIES.
The Nini Bag, the jewel of the capsule collection, pays homage to behno’s founder’s darling sister, Nirali, nicknamed “Nini,” who has Down syndrome.
Within the capsule collection are other behno signature bags, all in red to honor NDSS’ official color. 20% of all sales are being donated to NDSS.
NDSS was founded in 1979 by Betsy Goodwin and is now the largest nonprofit in the United States dedicated to advocating for all people with Down syndrome.
NDSS is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome and provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive programming to all individuals with
Down syndrome and their families, which include: The National Advocacy & Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, its Down Syndrome Health Resources & Promotion Program,
the first of its kind #DSWORKS® Employment Program, which is showing the world that people with Down syndrome are ready,
willing and able to work as well as the National Buddy Walk® Program.