Online registration is now closed. You can register at the event on Sunday, beginning at 10:00 am.

Online donations will remain open through November 2nd.


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Join the Family Connection of SC - Columbia as we unite for a common cause and raise funds at the 2018 Columbia Buddy Walk®. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, take the first step and donate or register today! Help us spread the word; all are welcome for our day of celebration!

Since 1995, the Buddy Walk® has become the premier advocacy event for Down syndrome in the United States. It is also the world's most widely recognized public awareness program for the Down syndrome community. The Buddy Walk® was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October. The name Buddy Walk® promotes inclusion between friends of all abilities.


Join us October 21, 2018
Columbia Buddy Walk®
Saluda Shoals Park
1-5 pm

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