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Walk Team Spotlight – Team Jack the Great of the Grand Strand Buddy Walk®

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member In the spirit of celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we are excited to share another Team Spotlight. On Saturday, October 21st, the Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society celebrated its Fifth Annual Buddy Walk® event at Grand Park at Market Commons in Myrtle Beach, SC. (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – #DownWithZee of the Grand Strand Buddy Walk®

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Saturday, October 21st, the Grand Strand Down Syndrome Society will celebrate its Fifth Annual Buddy Walk® event at Grand Park at Market Commons in Myrtle Beach, SC. Hoping to raise $40,000 this year, the GSDSS relies on its many team captains to (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – For the Love of Kai of the WIUSD Buddy Walk®

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Sunday, October 8th, the Wisconsin Upside Down organization will celebrate its 2017 Buddy Walk® event at North Shore Middle School in Hartland, WI. Hoping to raise $25,000 this year, there are more than twenty teams working hard to meet that goal. (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – The ‘A’ Team of the CDSC Buddy Walk®

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Saturday, September 30th, the Connecticut Down Syndrome Congress will celebrate its 2017 CDSC Buddy Walk® event at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. Hoping to raise $100,000, the CDSC has 50 teams raising funds to help reach that goal. We had the (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – Carly’s Crew of the Omaha Buddy Walk

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Saturday, September 30th, the Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands will celebrate its 2017 Buddy Walk® event at Stinson Park in Omaha, Nebraska. One of over 60 teams working to reach the $100,000 event goal, Carly’s Crew walks in honor of (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – Little Vann Man of the GRADSA Buddy Walk®

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Saturday, September 30th, GRADSA will celebrate their 20th annual Buddy Walk®. This year’s walk introduced us to a new team on the leaderboard, Little Vann Man. Currently a top fundraising team, we were invited to learn more about Vann and his family.

Walk Team Spotlight – Derek’s Superfly Crüe

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Saturday, September 23rd, the Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network will celebrate its 2017 Buddy Walk® at the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Leading the group of teams helping the RGDSN work toward their $50,000 fundraising goal is Derek’s Superfly Crüe, (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – Preston’s Pack of the GRADSA Buddy Walk

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member The 20th Annual GRADSA Buddy Walk® will take place on Saturday, September 30th. The Green River Down Syndrome Association has a goal of raising $70,000 to fund programming and support for the local Down syndrome community, and helping them do that is Preston’s Pack, (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – Team Riley of the East Texas Buddy Walk

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On Saturday, October 14th, the East Texas Down Syndrome Group will celebrate their 16th Annual Buddy Walk® of East Texas. With a goal of raising $65,000 this year, the ETDSG relies on the leadership of their team captains to assist with the fundraising efforts. (more…)

Walk Team Spotlight – Buddies Inc of the Columbus Buddy Walk

Author: Jen Franklin Kearns, ds-connex team member On October 1st, the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio will celebrate its 16th annual Columbus Buddy Walk®. Hoping to raise $450,000 this year, DSACO is getting help from a new team on the scene: Buddies Inc, led by 11 year old team captain (more…)