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The Omaha Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk and Family Festival
October 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pmFree
The Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands is proud to announce that this year’s fundraising walk will be called the Omaha Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk and Family Festival. The walk will take place on Saturday, October 13 at Stinson Park. The Festival will continue to be a celebration promoting inclusion and awareness for individuals with Down syndrome.
Registration – 8:30AM
Carnival – 9:00AM – NOON
Walk – NOON
BBQ Lunch – 1:00PM – 2:00PM
The event will feature all of your family’s favorites from years past including crafts, carnival activities, and our very popular on-stage dance party.
Team registration and fundraising will open on July 15th.
Be on the lookout for early registration contest featuring new and awesome prizes!
The Omaha Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk and Family Festival is the primary fundraiser of the Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands. Over 2,500 members of the Omaha community gather to celebrate our friends with Down syndrome. 93% of funds raised support the programs and administration of an organization that supports over 400 families in the Omaha Metro. 7% of the funds raised support the National Down Syndrome Society, the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome. Donations support the Down Syndrome Education Series, The Learning Program Omaha, the scholarship program for self-advocates, medical outreach materials, education materials for 20 local school districts, events that foster family connections, and professional staff to ensure the stability and growth of the Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands.