Our Shared Vision

Our Shared Vision


Community Building
  • We share core values that support the rights of people with Down syndrome
  • We have shared experiences with families meeting the needs of people with Down syndrome
  • We support advocacy for our community in public policy making
  • We value the role of the volunteer
  • We believe collaboration builds a stronger community
  • We embrace the sharing of ideas to strengthen local impact


Community Outreach
  • We believe in an informed and accepting community
  • We connect you with a broader audience of participants, volunteers and donors
  • We assist you in strengthening relationships with supporters and advocates
  • We support the promotion of walk events year-round
  • We help you attract and engage the next generation of supporters
  • We engage local funders and celebrities to endorse your Down syndrome walk
  • We help you embrace the use of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and others


Fundraising for Support
  • We promote the use of an online fundraising system called Stride, developed exclusively for volunteers and organizations hosting community events
  • We help you provide individuals and teams with a more effective way to recruit participants and receive donations
  • We facilitate an increase in the average donations per team and total dollars raised
  • We strive to reduce the time staff and volunteers invest to coordinate event registration and promotion, and collection of donations
  • We want to teach you how social media can best impact fundraising results