The National Advocate for People with Down Syndrome Since 1979

National Down Syndrome Society
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New York New York 10012
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About the National Buddy Walk® Program

Featured ImageLearn more about the history of current practices of the National Buddy Walk® Program!

  1. History

    HistoryThe National Buddy Walk® Program has grown from 17 Walks in 1995 to over 250 this year!

  2. Buddy Walk® FAQs

    Buddy Walk® FAQsAll of your Buddy Walk® questions answered here!

  3. Buddy Walk® 20th Anniversary Video

    Buddy Walk® 20th Anniversary VideoTo celebrate the 20th year of the Buddy Walk®, the National Down Syndrome Society is creating a compilation video and we need you!

  4. National Partners

    National PartnersThe National Buddy Walk® Program is thankful for its many wonderful partners.

  5. Merchandise

    MerchandiseLearn more about our preferred vendor and shop for Buddy Walk® merchandise.

  6. Buddy Walk® PSA

    Buddy Walk® PSANDSS has teamed up with the Imagination Movers to spread the word about the Buddy Walk®

  7. Times Square Video

    Times Square VideoEvery year, NDSS reminds the world in a big way about the gifts that people with Down syndrome bring to their communities through a special video presentation on a jumbo screen in the heart of Times Square in New York City. Learn more about the annual Times Square Video Contest and Presentation.

  8. Fundraising

    FundraisingThe Buddy Walk® not only promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome but also raises funds for local programs and services as well as national advocacy initiatives. Make the most of your fundraising efforts with the tools and tips in this section!

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