$505,059 Raised $600,000 Goal

Thank you to everyone who came out to support us for this year's Buddy Walk.   We appreciate your donations of time, talent and both in-kind and monetary contributions!

Online donation will remain open through October 31st, so you can still support your loved one with Down syndrome or their team.

Join the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio as we unite for a common cause and raise funds during the 2023 Columbus 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 and celebrate all the amazing individuals with Down syndrome!

Columbus Buddy Walk - Know before you go!

Click for a Schedule and Walk Details for Sunday.

Click for a Map of all the Activities to See and Do.

Click for a Map of Team Tailgating Spots.

Click for the Social Story of What Happens at the Buddy Walk!

If you cannot participate but you’d like to make a donation to DSACO, please select the DONATE button. You can also donate to an individual or team by visiting their fundraising page under the TEAMS/PEOPLE tab. Please note: Donations do NOT include an event t-shirt

Participation Fees:

  • Participation Fee - $21 (includes t-shirt*)
  • Individual with Down Syndrome – FREE, but MUST be registered! (includes t-shirt*)

*T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed after 9/1. 


2023 T-shirt Design

Columbus Buddy Walk®

Sunday, October 1, 2023
Event & Registration at 9:00 am
Walk Starts at 10:30 am

Fortress Obetz


Date: Sunday, October 01, 2023
Starts at: 09:00 AM


Fortress Obetz
2015 Recreation Trail
Columbus, OH 43207


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