The Down Syndrome Community is a registered 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to improve the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families by focusing on education, communication, and advocacy. Our service area includes the entire Puget Sound region and Western Washington. Our members include a wide cross section of families and professionals across the United States. Our goals are to: * Build a caring, understanding, supportive community open to all individuals and families whose lives include a person with Down syndrome. * Share and nurture a climate where every human being is recognized, their strengths appreciated, and their accomplishments respected and valued. * Strengthen the network of individuals and groups working with issues affecting the lives of those with developmental disabilities and their families. Please use the link or button above to set up your own page to help raise donations from your friends for the walk and to help raise awareness on issues affecting those with Down syndrome.