Become a Sponsor or Supporter for Our 21st Buddy Walk

We would like to invite your company to be a part of the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta’s (DSAA) 21st Annual Buddy Walk®, a celebration of the abilities and accomplishments of individuals with Down syndrome.


The Buddy Walk® (BW) was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness month in October and to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The Buddy Walk is a day filled with fun family activities and it gives the families time to meet other families in similar situations. It is also a day to celebrate the accomplishments and abilities of individuals with Down Syndrome in our community.



Funds raised from past Buddy Walks have been used to fund a number of DSAA programs, including assistance to new parents; educational seminars; social events; monthly networking groups for moms and dads; and education materials and resources to the community. Last year, DSSA was a founding member of the Ga Down Syndrome Consortium which includes: Gigi’s Playhouse, Emory Down Syndrome Clinic, The Adult Disability Home and The National Down Syndrome Congress. This consortium will help us to serve the community in a more unified way. In the long run this will benefit the individuals that we serve in the most positive way.


Being a Buddy Walk sponsor is a great opportunity for your company to get recognition for supporting a worthy cause!


Download Sponsorship Packet

Sponsorship Levels

We hope you will choose to help promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in our community. Your involvement will help make this year’s Buddy Walk a spectacular celebration. Below is a brief summary of the different sponsorship levels:




Presenting Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsor


Finish Line Sponsor



Download Sponsorship Packet

Thank you for your consideration and support!


Meagan Nash                                           Nanci Brown                                      Sheryl Arno

2018 Buddy Walk Co-Chair                      2018 Buddy Walk Co-Chair              DSAA Executive Director