Find your local Buddy Walk®

The Buddy Walk® was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness.

Is there a Buddy Walk® near you? Check out the map below to find where you can show your support for Down syndrome this season. Please note that new Walks are added throughout the year as they complete the registration process. It's possible planning is already underway for a Walk near you.

If you don’t see one here, consider bringing the Buddy Walk® to your city!

For a list of 2022 Buddy Walks CLICK HERE

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NYC Buddy Walk

The New York City Buddy Walk®

The NDSS Buddy Walk® in New York City is the flagship walk for the National Buddy Walk® Program. This event raises awareness and funds for programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.

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