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Join us on October 24, 2021 as we celebrate all people living with Down syndrome!  Find a STEP UP Walk near you!

DSA Birmingham

Veteran's Park in Hoover

12:30pm - 4:30pm

Walk starts at 2pm

 

DSA West

Government Plaza in Tuscaloosa

2pm - 4pm

 

DSA Auburn/Opelika

Chewacla State Park in Auburn

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Walk starts at 2pm

Register by 9/30 to be entered into a drawing to win a DSA Family Membership for a year!

 

**DSA Members get 21% off their STEP UP Registrations!**

 

** Everyone who raises $25 or more will get a Down Syndrome Alabama silicone bracelet!** 

 

Register by 10/5 to be guaranteed a t-shirt by 10/24. Registrations after 10/17 will not be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Register today to stay informed of all the fun events Down Syndrome Alabama will be hosting all month long.  You will receive information here on our website, by email, and on our area Facebook pages. All month long we will encourage fundraising, gives tips, call out groups, have contests and spread fellowship & awareness. Then you can join us on Sunday, October 24th for a fun day of family activities, fellowship with our members and our annual STEP UP Walk to raise awareness and acceptance for those individuals with Down syndrome!

Free for up to 2 years old

Free to those with Down Syndrome

$15 for 3 to 12 years old

$20 for 13 years old and up

$10 for an entry armband without TShirt

Registration amenities vary by location but may include:

  • Entertainment on the Big Stage
  • STEP UP Walk with your friends and team members
  • Food Trucks
  • Activities
  • STEP UP 2021 T-Shirt (register by 10/5 to be guaranteed a shirt by 10/24)
  • Family Fun Zone
  • and much more...

CHECK OUT OUR SCHEDULE OF FUN EVENTS ALL MONTH LONG!

Copy of Step Up DS Calendar

Proclamations for Down Syndrome Awareness Day!

&

Wear a DSA T-Shirt Day!

Check out and join our Facebook page for an official launch of our STEP UP for DOWN SYNDROME Month!

Get info on the details of the fun we will be hosting all month long!

Bingo Fundraiser! 

Click Here to get your Virtual Bingo Card!

Each card totals $321 and each person who fills their card with donation amounts will be entered in a drawing to win a special prize!

Donations will be accepted through Venmo or Cash App. Make sure to tell your donors to note your name when they make their donations!

Winner will be announced October 7th.

Facebook Fundraiser Challenge!

Create a fundraiser on Facebook for DSA STEP UP for DOWN SYNDROME and each person that raises over $200 will be entered in a drawing for a special prize!

Winner will be announced on October 21st.

#MotivationMonday

Each Monday in October we will feature on our website and social media, celebrations of milestones of people with Down syndrome.

#FundraisingUpdate

Check our website and social media accounts each Wednesday in October for up to date information on each team's fundraising goals. 

#FacebookLiveDSA

Join us on our Facebook Page for a live event! We will highlight Down syndrome awareness with quizzes, personal stories, and programs of DSA.  Register for STEP UP for DOWN SYNDROME to be notified of each event.

#TURNALABAMAYELLOW&BLUE

Make sure to wear yellow and blue on October 21st to bring awareness to all those individuals living with Down syndrome in Alabama!

Join us on October 24th as we

STEP UP for DS!

See the locations above and register today!

Bring your friends and family and let's walk and celebrate together! Post pictures on social media, announce your team's funds raised and thank all those who helped this year!

DSA will announce the fundraising winners!  Stay tuned for fabulous prizes!

Sponsorship Opportunities

WALK TO PROVIDE CONNECTIONS, ACTIONS, RESOURCES, EDUCATION & SUPPORT
Impacting the lives of people with Down syndrome of all ages!

                                                                                                         Sponsor deadline to be included on print material: 10/14

                                                                                                                    T-shirt sizes will vary and not guaranteed

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

$5000 Presenting Sponsor deadline to be included on mailed materials-8/15
- STEP UP for DOWN SYNDROME Presented by “Your Company” on all marketing and social media
- Logo on DSA’s website home page
- Logo on print materials
- Logo on banner
- Exclusive sponsor level
- 15 complimentary admission passes which includes T-shirts
- Opportunity to have tent and table at walk to promote company

$2500 Platinum Sponsor
- Recognition on social media posts
- Logo on DSA’s website home page
- Logo on print materials
- Logo on banner
- 10 complimentary admission passes which includes T-shirts
- Opportunity to have tent and table at walk to promote company

$1500 Gold Sponsor
- Recognition on social media posts
- Logo on DSA’s website home page
- Logo on banner
- 5 complimentary admission passes which includes T-shirts
- Opportunity to have tent and table at walk to promote company

$500 Silver Sponsor
- Recognition on social media posts
- Logo on banner
- 1 complimentary admission pass which includes a T-shirt
- Opportunity to have tent and table at walk to promote company

If you need a downloadable sponsorship form, click here for Birminghamhere for Auburn/Opelika and here for DSA West.

Check our Facebook page to connect with the STEP UP Ambassador in your area.

 

Alabaster Area Facebook Page: click here

Helena Area Facebook Page: click here

Mountain Brook Area Facebook Page: click here

Pelham Area Facebook Page: click here

Trussville/Springville Area Facebook Page: click here

Vestavia Hills Area Facebook Page: click here

West Alabama Satellite Area Facebook Page: click here

Auburn/Opelika Satellite Facebook Page: click here

Gadsden Satellite Facebook Page: click here

 

If you would like to become a STEP UP for DOWN SYNDROME Ambassador,