This Friday’s football game at Iroquois West against Momence will give individuals and businesses an opportunity to donate to “Nothing Down” a non-profit organization co-founded by Julie Wilson and Shannon Daughtry three years ago in an effort to change the way the world views Down Syndrome.

To pledge an amount to donate per Raider earned first down, visit, fill out the pledge form and help support “Nothing Down.”

Local resident Wesley Short became an ambassador for “Nothing Down” in 2020 and has been featured on the jumbotron at Times Square and in Down Syndrome Magazine and recently was the inspiration behind Senate Bill 0500 which prohibits individuals with disabilities from being discriminated against in receiving organ transplants.