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2014 Step Up Walk- Sunday October 19, 2014, 12:00-4:00 p.m.


Team t-shirt Deadline- Friday September 19th. This is the last day to order a walk shirt, with the team name on the back.

The Step Up Walk is just around the corner! We have great family activities planned- inflatables, 3 & 5 station bungee pods, the Tubs of Fun mechanical ride, ponies, carnival games, arts/crafts, tattoos, two photo booths, live entertainment on stage, the Swingsters will be performing, the dance tent, hayrides, ice cream, small cakes and kettle korn.

KFC will be providing lunch this year from 12-2pm. We will also have hot dogs too.

Important Dates:

Team t-shirt pick up day & the last day to submit your donations for fundraising prizes- Saturday October 11 from 9am-1pm at the DSG offices. All winning teams will receive an Apple iPad. 

The BIG DAY- Sunday October 19, 12-4pm, Arrowhead Stadium, Lot C.

Team of the Week- Gabriel's Gaggle - Gabriel will be turning 1 in just a few weeks! This adorable baby boy loves music, playing peak a boo, watching his big brother and sister play, and putting anything and everything into his mouth! He is currently working on learning how to sit up on his own! Gabriel truly is an angel and melts the heart of everyone that he meets.

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2014 Step Up Walk Shirt

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Down Syndrome Facts

  • Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring genetic condition with an incidence of 1 in every 691 births.
  • There are currently over 400,000 individuals living with Down syndrome in the United States.
  • There are approximately 5,000 babies born with Down syndrome each year in the United States.
  • There are approximately 50 babies born with Down syndrome each year in the greater Kansas City area.
  • Down syndrome is one of the leading clinical causes of cognitive delay in the world - it is not related to race, nationality, religion or socio-economic status.
  • With appropriate support, individuals with Down syndrome can lead fulfilling lives and be contributing members of society.

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308 Teams

5401 Walkers