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Seventh Annual
Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk Fundraiser

October 22nd, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Walter Hall Park
League City, Texas

Thank You To Our Sponsors


About The Walk


 2016 GHFEDS Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk

October 22nd, 2016
Walter Hall Park in League City.

2016 Goal - $50,000

The walk is the primary fundraiser for GHFEDS and will provide the resources for many of our programs including our educational meetings and workshops, socials, annual conference, summer program, education grants, outreach, new parent baskets, and much more. New programs for 2016 include Educational and Medical Outreach.

Will you help us reach our goal! It is important to reach a Goal of $50,000 this year to continue to provide current programs and establish new programs in 2017 for our families.

We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at the Walk!

GHFEDS is excited to host the walk at Walter Hall Park, 807 Hwy 3 League City 77573. Map location or directions click here

The Master of Ceremonies TBA.


A light breakfast including donuts, kolaches and bananas, snacks, cotton candy, popcorn, bottled water and Capri Sun's will be served for FREE.


Top prizes will be awarded to the Team Captain who is top fundraiser, has largest team, and has best banner or themed team.

iPad Air and Raffle prizes will go to Team Captains who raise $500 or more.


Registration is FREE for the Team Captains and the Individuals with Down syndrome!!

Ages 13 and up is $15
Ages 12 and under is $5


FREE amusements - DJ, train, petting zoo, 4-way bungee, slides and moon walks, clown, balloon art, HLSR clowns and games, face painting, rock wall, photo booth, crafts, and Texas Pets on Wheels.

Special guests TBA.

We will be honoring an advocate for Down syndrome awareness.

2015 Walk Pictures

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A few important key dates to remember

October 1st - $500+ Sponsorship (for printing purposes)
October 1st - Registration deadline for guaranteed Walk shirt
October 1st - Walk Sign & Button orders due

**Walk shirt pick up - TBA

Theme Colors:

Individuals with Down syndrome - Yellow shirt with royal blue logo.

Walkers - Royal blue shirt with yellow logo.

Volunteers - White shirt with royal blue logo.

Board Members - Gray shirt with yellow and royal blue logo.

GHFEDS 2016 Goal



31 Teams

135 Walkers

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