It’s time for our signature event of the year! 


The Maren Fund is pleased to present our 2020 benefit fundraiser “Celebrate Learning.”

Thursday, April 30, 2020. 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. 

Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Blvd 

$70 per ticket




Join us for a night of spectacular food, drinks, games, art, and entertainment all in support of our programs for children and young adults with Down syndrome.

Last year's event was a huge success and we know this year will be even better!

The Venue

We are excited to be hosting our annual fundraiser at

Third Degree Glass Factory in the Loop!

Third Degree is an artisan glass gallery & studio that is truly a unique event facility. Guests will get to enjoy the beautiful art galleries and see live glass-blowing demonstrations!



per ticket

  • Admission for one guest

  • Unlimited food

  • 2 drink tickets 


Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Fill out our sponsorship form. 

Thank you to last year's sponsors!

Ryan Austin

Ann & Charles Hurth III 

Libby & Tom Newport 

Mary & Steve Sinnett

Nancy & Paul Tice


Gift Card & Wine Donors

Grateful Parents


Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event?

Yes! Because this is partially a wine, beer, and cocktail tasting event, we require all attendees to be 18+. Attendees under the age of 21 will be given a wrist band and will not be served alcoholic beverages. 


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is a free parking lot at Third Degree Glass Factory. 


What's the refund policy?

Tickets are nonrefundable. If you have any concerns, email .  


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No! You are welcome to bring a printed ticket or email confirmation, but we will have your name on file once you purchase your ticket online. 


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes, but please alert us of any change, if possible.

I can’t make it on April 30th. Can I purchase a ticket just to support the Maren Fund?

If you can’t attend our event, we welcome you to make a charitable donation to the Maren Fund. Simply follow the link to purchase tickets, and you will be given the option to make a donation. 

How can I contact the organizer with any additional questions?

If you have questions about “Celebrate Learning,” please email 

About Us

The mission of the Maren Fund is to support parents, children, and young adults in their educational journey throughout life. We provide evidence-based, academic support to children and young adults with Down syndrome in the St. Louis region. We offer various classes to support the continued educational, communication, and social skills development of children from early childhood through post-high school. Our Learning Program serves elementary-aged students, with an additional component for parent education. Through our Maren Prep program, we provide continued support academic, language, and social skill learning for our middle, high school, and young adult students. We work hard to provide individualized services that can help make a difference for children, adults, and families. We have designed our programs to support our students and their families as they grow academically and build quality lives within our community. 

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