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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


Online Registration Closes October 10th at 8am.

Registration will open at 830am on day of the walk, shirts are given on a first come first serve basis and are not guaranteed.

Online Donations will remain open until after the walk.

Team Captains are responsible to pick up their teams shirts and hand out to their teams.

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 is Keith Garvin, KPRC Channel 2 News Anchor.


A light breakfast including donuts, kolaches, 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 Mini 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/music/dance floor, train, petting zoo, 4-way bungee, slides and moon walks, clown, balloon art, HLSR clowns, face painting, rock wall, photo booth, water balls, New Horizons ECI Hair Dye Station.

Special guests include the Texas Rockstars Special Stars Cheerleaders, Seabrook Intermediate Cheerleaders, and Alvin Community College Drumline.

We will be honoring advocates for Down syndrome awareness, Meaghan Co and League City Intermediate Alternative Academics Class.

2015 Walk Pictures

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A few important key dates to remember

October 3rd - $500+ Sponsorship (for printing purposes)
October 3rd - Registration deadline for guaranteed Walk shirt
October 10th - Walk Sign & Button orders due

**Walk shirt pick up - Team Captains will pick up shirts on October 20th from 630-830pm at League City United Methodist Church

Theme Colors:

Individuals with Down syndrome - Yellow shirt with blue logo.

Walkers - Blue shirt with yellow logo.

Volunteers - White shirt with blue logo.

Board Members - Gray shirt with yellow and blue logo.

GHFEDS 2016 Goal



50 Teams

704 Walkers

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