Who’s on a Team: Families, Friends, Co-workers, Civic Groups, School Groups, Sports Teams & Individuals
Why be a Team: To support & celebrate a person with Down syndrome! Teams come out and walk with a Self-advocate star and celebrate with that star. The team also works to raise funds in honor of the self-advocate star. There will be Prizes awarded to the team who has the most walkers and the team that raises the most funds.
How: Register to be a Team by registering online or by filling out the Register a Team form in the attached TEAM PACKET and sending it to the DSF office. If you don’t know someone with Down syndrome but would like to be a team please contact the DSF and we will match you with one of our stars. www.dsfsenm.org
When: Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Spring River Park & Zoo (1306 E College, Roswell NM)
Team Information Packets Available – just call or email the DSF office
Packet includes Collection Forms, Walker Registration Sign Up Form, Easy Fundraising Ideas
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Most Registered Walkers –First Prize Includes:
- Family Photo Package for Self Advocate Family provided by Photos by AJ including: Setting Fee and Print Package (value $120)
- Gets to select 2014 10th Annual SENM Buddy Walk® Shirt Color
Most Funds Raised – First Prize Includes:
- $500 Scholarship to National Down Syndrome Congress Convention
- Family Photo Package provided by Photos by AJ including Setting Fee and Print Package
Contact: Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the DSF office at 575-622-1099.
Where your money goes:
Funds raised by participants in the SENM Buddy Walk® directly fund the advocacy work of the Down Syndrome Foundation of SENM, 97% of the funds raised stay in New Mexico and make up more than 60% of the DSF’s annual budget. The mission of the DSF, is to provide support and advocate on behalf all individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We do this by promoting awareness and providing current educational information to families, educators, medical professionals and the community at large about Down syndrome. Our goal is to help individuals with Down syndrome and their families reach any goal they dream.
Join the Buddy Walk conversation:
Our bracelets are a great new way to raise funds and awareness for your team and the SENM BUDDY WALK®. Supporters love them. Create a custom bracelet for your team or just order a general DSF SENM Buddy Walk® bracelet, it’s your choice. Bracelet’s sell for $5 and your team gets $2 credit for each team bracelet ordered in support of your team.