The Buddy Walk® program was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) USA to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October. The name Buddy Walk® promotes inclusion between friends of every ability.
Since 1995, the Buddy Walk® has become the premier advocacy event for Down syndrome in the United States. There were 17 events took place across the country during the inaugural year of the Buddy Walk®.
Now it is also the world’s most widely recognized public awareness program for the Down syndrome community internationally with more than 305,000 participants raising $12.1 million dollars in more than 250 events across the country and around the world.
The Down Syndrome Family Network in partnership with the National Down Syndrome Society has been a part of creating history in the Caribbean for the past two years.
Join us, Sunday 19th October, BUDDY WALK 2014- Click here for Registration Form