17TH Annual Buddy Walk Taking Place This October

17TH Annual Buddy Walk Taking Place This October

Posted: Sep 9, 2021 5:20 PM

Molly Guidry from the Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana, stopepd by News15 at Noon to chat about the 17th Annual Buddy Walk

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, as well as the increased infection
rates of the new variants, in the Acadiana area and throughout
Louisiana, the Board has made the decision to host our 17th Annual
Buddy Walk® as a VIRTUAL event this year. We are confident that this is
the best way to proceed during such an unprecedented global situation.
Buddy Walk® is a wonderful day for our members, their families and
friends of all ages to celebrate their loved ones with Down syndrome.
The safety and health of our community and members is a top priority.
We have an obligation to our most vulnerable members to ensure a safe
environment for everyone to enjoy as well as maintain a safe work
environment for our generous sponsors and volunteers. Thank you for
your understanding and support of our decision and our organization.
Buddy Walk® may be different this year but our mission is not. Join DSAA
as we unite for a common cause to raise funds at the 17th Annual Virtual
Buddy Walk. Teams will have 21 days (signifying the 3rd copy of the 21st
chromosome) to WALK YOUR WAY with family and friends in
neighborhoods, local parks or wherever you choose from October 10th –
October 31st. You and your family never ever walk alone! Even from a
distance we can make a difference in the lives of individuals with Down
syndrome, their families and our communities!
Share your pictures on Facebook: #DSAABuddyWalk2021
JOIN US AND WALK YOUR WAY! LET’S CELEBRATE!
Start your team or join a team today and start sharing the news!

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