Sponsorship Information

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Step Up and make an impact!

Join the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM) as we Step Up for Down Syndrome! Our annual fundraising campaign culminates with a family-friendly celebration for the West Michigan Down syndrome community and all our friends.

The 2023 celebration will be held on Saturday, September 9th at Hudsonville Fairgrounds and will feature carnival games, prizes, food trucks, a disability-focused resource fair, music, and more! Over 1,000 people are expected to attend.

Our 2023 fundraising goal is $130,000. Fundraising is underway and we invite you to Step Right Up and make an impact!

Since last year's Step Up event, your support has:

  • Provided 375+ hours of free programming to members of all ages
  • Funded 20 financial assistance grants to families in need
  • Launched 7 new programs in Kent county

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available at a number of levels. Whether you chose to sponsor the general event or support a fundraising team, your sponsorship will impact hundreds of families across West Michigan. 

If you chose to sponsor the general event, we are offering a limited number of opportunities to apply your sponsorship to several high-visibility activity stations. Sponsor signage will be featured at the stations and noted on the event website and social media shares. Opportunities include:

  • $5,000: Carnival Games
  • $5,000: Team Tent Village (reserved area for teams to gather and "tailgate")
  • $3,000: Tot Zone (soft play area for toddlers and littles)
  • $3,000: Music and Dancing
  • $1,500: Photo Booth
  • $1,500: Mascots/Characters (hired actors to engage with and take photographs with attendees)
  • $750: Self-Advocate Showcase
  • $750: Instagram Scavenger Hunt

CLICK HERE to view our sponsorship brochure and learn more.

Thank you to our 2023 Presenting Sponsor King Milling Company!