The leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society
8 E 41st Street, 8th Floor
New York New York 10017
800-221-4602
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Events

Upcoming Events

31ST ANNUAL Gala and Auction31st Annual Gala and Auction

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Gotham Hall 1356 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

The 31st Annual Gala and Auction at Gotham Hall in New York City will honor HRH Princess Rima bint Sultan on March 30, 2017. We will celebrate the NDSS mission, the accomplishments of individuals with Down syndrome and those who contribute to the Down syndrome community.

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21ST Annual Golf Outing

Thursday, June 8, 2017
The Stanwich Club Inc.
Greenwich, Connecticut

Please join NDSS, our Golf Committee and a group of dedicated golfers for our 21st Annual Golf Outing on June 8, 2017 at The Stanwich Club, in Greenwich, CT.  Help us raise awareness for the importance of inclusion and the value of individuals with Down syndrome in our community.

13TH ANNUAL CARING WITH CONGRESS

Wednesday, July 12, 2017Congress
Eastern Market, Washington, DC

Join Senators and Congressmen at our 13th Annual Caring with Congress, an annual Washington, DC-based event, on Capitol Hill to raise funds to support the Research Innovation and Discovery Fund (The Fund). 

More information coming soon. 

23RD ANNUAL BUDDY WALK® IN NEW YORK CITY

Saturday, September 16, 2017BuddyWalk
Central Park, New York, NY

NDSS will celebrate our 23rd Annual NYC Buddy Walk® on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Central Park! This event raises awareness and funds for programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.
 
For more information, please contact NDSS Director of Special Events, Madeline Alemar, at [email protected]

More information coming soon. 

DC Golf Outing

Coming Soon!
September 2017
Belle Haven Country Club
Alexandria, Virginia

Join the NDSS team for our first DC Golf outing at Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, VA.  More information to follow soon!  

For more information please contact Sr. Director of Special Events, Madeline Alemar, at [email protected].

Past Events

22ND ANNUAL BUDDY WALK® IN NEW YORK CITY

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Central Park, New York, NY

NDSS will celebrate our 22nd Annual NYC Buddy Walk® on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Central Park! This event raises awareness and funds for programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.  

For more information, please contact NDSS Director of Special Events, Madeline Alemar, at [email protected]

To Register for the New York City Buddy Walk®, click here.

12TH ANNUAL CARING WITH CONGRESS

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Eastern Market, Washington, DC

Join Senator Robert Casey Jr (PA), Senator Richard Burr (NC), Senator Jerry Moran (KS), Congressman Pete Sessions (TX-32), Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At Large) and Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-8)  at our 12th Annual Caring with Congress, an annual Washington, DC-based event, on Capitol Hill to raise funds to support the Research Innovation and Discovery Fund (The Fund)

For more information, contact NDSS Executive Assistant to the President, Kandi Pickard, at [email protected]

20TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING

Monday, June 20, 2016
Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield, New Jersey

Join NDSS and a group of remarkable golfers on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey to help raise awareness about the importance of inclusion and the value of individuals with Down syndrome in our community. 

For more information, contact Sr. Director of Special Events, Madeline Alemar, at [email protected]

30TH ANNUAL GALA AND AUCTION: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL

Thursday, March 10, 2016 
Location: B.B. King Blues Club, New York, NY

The 30th Annual Gala and Auction at B.B. King Blues Club in New York City honored the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Mr. Chris Burke. With live performances by David Serero, Irving Louis Lattin and the Mere Mortals, we celebrated the NDSS mission, the accomplishments of individuals with Down syndrome and those who contribute to the Down syndrome community.

To see pictures from the 30th Annual Gala and Auction click here.

21ST ANNUAL BUDDY WALK® IN NEW YORK CITY

NDSS celebrated our 21st Annual NYC Buddy Walk® on Saturday, September 19, 2015 in Central Park! This event raises awareness and funds for programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.  

See select photos from the 21st Annual NYC Buddy Walk® here.

11TH ANNUAL CARING WITH CONGRESS EVENT IN WASHINGTON, DC

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 
Location: Eastern Market North Hall, Washington, DC

NDSS hosted our 11th Annual Caring with Congress, an annual Washington, DC-based event, on Capitol Hill to raise funds to support the Research Innovation and Discovery Fund (The Fund). Thank you to everyone who came out to support The Fund and thank you to this year's Congressional Champions of Change who continue to make the world a better place for people with Down syndrome.

2014 Caring with Congress Select Photos


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To learn more about how to get involved with our events,
contact NDSS Development Department at [email protected].
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