Thank you all who supported, walked, and came out to celebrate Down syndrome on Sunday, October 8th.  What a BRIGHT, WINDY AND FUN DAY for the Step Up for Down Syndrome – DSIA’s 13th Annual Walk.

The Walk had it all – old friends, new friends, great exhibitors, wonderful entertainment, fantastic food, and…the Walk raised over $30,000 that will enable DSIA to continue to provide resources and support within the Sacramento area and surronding counties. Donations to the DSIA Step Up Walk can still be made until December 31, 2017.

Because of the generosity of family, friends, and co-workers, this is just an example of the types of programs that will benefit from your fundraising:

  • Parent-to- Parent Program
  • Educational speakers
  • Social events
  • Medical Outreach Program
  • iCan Bike Program

Congratulations to all the teams and individuals for their donations and

participation. Special congratulations to the following teams:

CLICK HERE to add your pictures to the DSIA STEP UP WALK photo album (these images are available to the public). We will share all the pictures on the DSIA site soon!

The Sisterhood raised over $300 in their bake sale! Yummy & thank you!

Thank you to Whitney Cheer Team for raising $343 for DSIA at Whitney High Football games! 

To our volunteers – you are the best! Thank you for coming out with a generous heart and big smiles!  

Thank you to the following for great entertainment:

  • Entertainment by NOW 100.5
  • Musical Activities by Music To Grow On
  • Puppet Show By Dusty's Puppets

Thank you to Yulissa Arescurenaga - Zumba Instructor for getting us warmed up and ready to walk!

A special thank you to the following vendors who participated at the event:

  • Music To Grow On
  • Sac City Unified School District Community Advisory Committee
  • Dusty’s Puppets
  • Sacramento Voters Registration
  • Warmline Family Resource Center
  • Sacramento Autistic Spectrum and Special Needs Alliance
  • Behavior Resources
  • The State Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Vineyard Pets

We hope you got to shop from LuLaRoe and Matilda Jane!


Please keep checking the Step Up Website for pictures and further updates for our Step Up Walk 2018

Thank you to our generous sponsors for helping make this event possible!

Sunday, October 8th
9am Check In
10am Walk
11am Lunch & Entertainment

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