Join the Down Syndrome Association of the Valley as we unite for a common cause and raise funds at the 13th Annual Buddy Walk® of the Valley. 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!

The health, safety and well-being of everyone in the Down syndrome community is a priority at all times.  Please know that we are carefully following our governor’s guidelines as it relates to COVID-19 and we will keep everyone informed should we need to make any changes to the event.

We look forward to seeing you at the Eastwood Field in Niles, OH, on Sunday, September 20th! Gates will open at 11am, and the walk will begin at 1pm.

To get started, just select the "REGISTER" button to start a team, join a team or register with no team. Additional family/team members can be added by selecting the green "Add Another Registrant" button during Step 3. After you complete registration you can start your team or personal fundraising page by selecting the "Fundraising Page Set Up" button at the top of the online receipt.

Team Captains please note:  Make sure to provide your user name and password when prompted during registration to have access to your team and donor information from last year.

If you cannot attend this event but would like to make a donation to DSAV, please select the DONATE button. You can also donate to an individual or team by visiting their fundraising page under the TEAMS/PEOPLE tab.

Registration Fees:

All Walk Participants - $13, includes t-shirt 

Individuals with Down syndrome - FREE with t-shirt included

Please note: t-shirt sizes can not be guaranteed after August 27th at noon.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Gates open at 11:00 am

Walk begins at 1:00 pm


Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
Starts at: 01:00 PM


Eastwood Field
Eastwood Mall Complex
Niles, OH 44446


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