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Celebrating 25 Years of the Capital Region Buddy Walk!

We kicked off the Capital Region Buddy Walk 25th Anniversary with a car parade, and now we will  continue to celebrate throughout October in recognition of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

The Buddy Walk is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the achievements of people who have Down syndrome. We are encouraging everyone to join us in celebration of 25 years of this great fundraising event to benefit the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center at the Center for Disability Services. 

There are many ways to participate:

-Gather your friends to walk around the neighborhood
-Wear yellow and royal blue (official colors of Down syndrome awareness)
-Post your support on social media and tag us @cfdsny
-Start or support a Buddy Walk team with a donation:

Start or Support a Buddy Walk Team!

Funds raised will benefit programs and services provided by the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center (DSAHRC) at the Center for Disability Services.

Click here to read Buddy Walk team fundraiser setup instructions.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Co-Title Sponsors:

C & C Unlimited, Inc.

Starting Line Sponsor:

Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York

Finish Line Sponsor:

1st National Bank of Scotia


Milestone Sponsors: 

CapitalCare Developmental Pediatrics

Community Care Physicians, P.C.

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Shady Lane Apartments

The Rosenblum Companies

Advocate Sponsor:

La Torre Orthopedic Laboratory

Parade Sponsors:

Callanan Industries Inc.

Capital District Pediatric Cardiology Associates, PC

Thomas Tarantelli