Chicagoland Buddy Walk Sponsorship


Established nationally in 1995 to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month and provide an annual public platform for advocacy. It brings together people with Down syndrome and their “buddies” —everyone from friends and family to teachers, politicians and coworkers— to promote acceptance and inclusion for people with Down syndrome and to raise funds for education, research and advocacy programs.


Sponsors help cover the cost of this event to ensure that more dollars raised go to support the Down syndrome community which affects more than 400,000 people in the United States alone.

Sponsors also receive significant market exposure through an alignment with the Chicagoland Buddy Walk. Your business can be featured in digital and print ads, on social media and in-person to over 3,500 guests who attend each year.

Ways to get involved

On Oct 13, 2024, we’ll walk once again in honor and celebration of those with Down syndrome.

Event Sponsorships offer businesses several marketing opportunities while supporting a great cause!

Donate products or services to our raffle! It’s a great way to bring in new clients, and your logo will be displayed in our raffle tent.

Register for the event as a team and encourage your employees to join your team!

Donate items such as water, snacks, t-shirts, or canvas bags for our walkers. Your business will be recognized as a sponsor.


Sponsor inquiry 2024

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