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

 

Walk brochures are here!! Please let us know if you need extra copies.

Mark your calendars for the 2014 Step Up Walk-Sunday October 19, 2014, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. The event is held at Arrowhead in parking lot C. 

Register your teams today.

Important Dates:

Team t-shirt deadline is Friday September 19. This is the last day to register to have your team name printed on the back of the t-shirt.  

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- Eric's Orange Elephants! This will be Eric’s sixth year attending the Step-up walk. It is always a good time with friend and family. He may know a few more faces this year since we’ve made the trip from Topeka to KC quite frequently to attend various DSG events. Eric is a super busy kid with never ending curiosity whose kindness is sure to put a new spark in anyone he touches. He’s just started 1st grade and adjusting to the higher expectations pretty well! As you can see, this little dude doesn’t have much that he’s not up for! Stop and say hi if you see us at the walk!

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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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Event Goal

Goal
$598,500

Raised
$59,605

165 Teams

1187 Walkers