$30,735 Raised $30,000 Goal

Join the Down Syndrome Network of West Virginia as we unite for a common cause and raise funds for the 2023 Down Syndrome Network of WV 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 celebration. 

To participate in this event, select the "REGISTER" button to set up a new or returning team, join a team, or register as an individual. 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.

Returning Team Captains please note: in Step 2 of registration, you can enter your user name and password to have access to your team and donor information from the prior year.  If you do not remember your credentials, you can request them in this step. Click here for instructions.

If you cannot participate in this event but would like to make a donation to the Down Syndrome Network of WV, 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:

Buddy Walk Participant® - $21 (includes t-shirt)

Walker with Down syndrome - free (includes t-shirt)

Family 4 Pack - $75 (includes t-shirts)

The last day to register and be guaranteed to receive a t-shirt is AUGUST 25th!

DSNWV Buddy Walk®

Saturday, September 30, 2023

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

WV State Capitol Complex


ROAD CLOSURE: Kanawha Boulevard will be CLOSED from Greenbrier Street to California Avenue from 7am to 3pm.

PARKING: Free parking is available in the Public Parking lots and garage off Greenbrier Street at the Washington Street stoplight. Please reserve street parking along Greenbrier and California (meters are free on weekends) for those needing accessible parking.

TEAM CAPTAINS: Teams are encouraged to bring their own canopies/tents and chairs. Teams are welcome to set up in the grassy areas on either side of the Capitol entrance/Lincoln court. Anyone needing accessible team gathering areas should email dsnwvinfo@gmail.com to have a spot reserved.

FOOD: Chick-fil-A will be selling lunches, and FedEx will be passing out snacks. Families are welcome to bring their own foods and drinks as well (no alcohol per Capitol and DSNWV Insurance regulations).

PETS: While animals are welcome on Capitol property, they MUST be leashed and controlled by the owner and cleaned up after. Any animals creating a risk for our families will be asked to leave the event. 

SMOKING: Designated smoking areas are listed on the Capitol grounds, please respect the non-smoking guests and utilize those areas. 

ACTIVITIES: Games, crafts, raffle, and Resource Fair will be available from 10am-2pm. Raffle sales will be cut off when the first teams are coming back from the Walk, so be sure to visit the tables early! We have many volunteers assisting with games and crafts. 



Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Starts at: 10:00 AM


WV State Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV 25317


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