$29,273 Raised $75,000 Goal

Join the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society as we unite for a common cause and raise funds at the GCDSS 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 day of 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, make sure to provide your user name and password when prompted to have access to your team and donor information from the last walk event. Click here for instructions.

If you cannot attend this event but would like to make a donation to the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society, 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:

Registration with Shirt - $15 (Buddy Walk participant, includes t-shirt)  

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

Registration without Shirt - free (Buddy Walk participant, does not include t-shirt)

Don't delay: the last day to register with a t-shirt is September 16th.

Information about being a sponsor and sponsorship forms/payment options are located under the SPONSORS TAB

Please note: The last day to sign up as a sponsor is September 16th.


You can order a Yard Sign at checkout during Registration or after Registration The last day to order a sign is September 1st.

The cost of the sign is $75.

Once you have ordered and paid for your sign, please complete the following form: Yard Sign Sponsor Form.

Mail or email the form to GCDSS, P.O. Box 7859, D'Iberville, MS  39540 or info@gcdss.org. Photos need to be sent by email.  If you need a picture of a sponsored individual, contact team captain, they might have already submitted a picture.

If not ordering online complete form and send a check to GCDSS, P.O. Box 7859, D'Iberville, MS 39540 along with a photo. Photos need to be sent by email to info@gcdss.org.


2022 T-shirt Design

Gulf Coast Down Syndrome
Buddy Walk®

Gulfport Sportsplex

Saturday, October 15, 2022
Event Start: 12:00 pm


Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Starts at: 12:00 PM


Gulfport Sportsplex
17200 16th St
Gulfport, MS 39503


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