awareness

We want to send you to the Buddy Walk on Washington!

Something new this year that Buddy Walk Committee has decided is that every team that raises over $10,000 this year will get a trip for 3 to the Buddy Walk on Washington! Yes that is hotel, airfare, and conference fees. We think it’s so important for every family to get involved in advocating. The Buddy…

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Buddy Walk on Washington 2016

Today was a day filled of fear, being proud, way out of my comfort zone, and a bunch of other emotions. Today I went to Capitol Hill and talked to Illinois Representatives and Senators to advocate for individual with Down syndrome during the Buddy Walk on Washington. Our objective was 3 fold: 1 – Get…

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iPad Grants

Thanks to our wonderful walkers and sponsors we are able to announce the continuation of our iPad Grant program. We will be giving out 5 iPad grants to our walker families. We know that having the right technology can help an individual with Down syndrome achieve greater knowledge, independence and more! Download and fill out the PDF…

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We need Talent!!

We heard you on the survey and we are working hard to get some talent for our talent stage!! So far we have Chrome 47, GiGi’s Cheer Gems and Special Needs Theatre but we have more spots to fill!! Do you have a dance group, band, cheer group or any type of performance group that includes…

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My trip to the Buddy Walk on Washington

For the first time this year the Buddy Walk Organizer meeting and the Buddy Walk on Washington were back to back. So this was the first year that I was able to do both, each was it own great experience! Today I wanted to share a little from my Buddy Walk on Washington experience. Let…

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Help us spread the word about the 2013 Buddy Walk

Help us spread the word about the walk. Below you will find a PDF flyer for the walk. Pass them out at out church, schools, dry cleaners, etc! Put them in your bulletins, newsletters whatever! Email them to your friends and relatives. We are close to being the largest Buddy Walk in the nation, lets…

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Wow, wow and oh yeah WOW!!

WOW!! After 10 years I can still say you walkers amaze me!! oh wait and can I say WOW!! again!! We know we didn’t have ideal conditions this year yet you stayed, we know there was a billion other things you could do today but yet you came an played in the rain with us.…

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New Down Syndrome – Buddy Walk Awareness Video

Ever have someone ask ‘What is the Buddy Walk?” Well show them our new video promo for our 2012 Chicagoland Buddy Walk!! A big thanks to our volunteer, Johnny for taking this video of last year’s walk. ♥ Please like and share!!! Register Online: http://chicagolandbuddywalk.kintera.org www.chicagolandbuddywalk.org facebook.com/ChicagolandBuddyWalk twitter.com/chicagobw Music is by 7Lions, Born to Run

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Can you spare us just a few moments? We need your help!

Help us spread the word about the walk. Below you will find different sizes of our ads. Pass them out at out church, schools, dry cleaners, etc! Put them in your bulletins, newsletters whatever! Email them to your friends and relatives. We are close to being the largest Buddy Walk in the nation, lets see…

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Signing Time

We have been lucking enough to team up with Lil Miracles Sign Language Academy and bring Rachel Colemen from Signing Times to the Chicagoland Buddy Walk. She will perform right before we walk.

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