16th Annual Awareness Walk for Down Syndrome
Online Donations are still being accepted.
Donations can also be brought to online registration the day of the walk or mailed into the DSAW office after the walk.
Pre-Registration will be accepted until 8am (CST) on Saturday, September 29, 2012. Onsite registrations will be accepted the day of the walk but t-shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register by Wednesday, September 5, 2012.
Registration includes admission to the zoo and free parking
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Milwaukee County Zoo
Registration and Check-In starts at 10:30am at the Maple Grove and Oak Grove picnic areas
10:30am-12:55pm Registration, Lunch and Pre-Walk Activities
Food, DJ, Crafts, Tattoos and Face Painting, Raffles and Silent Auctions, Resource Tent, visits from your favorite mascots and much more!
1:00pm Pre-Walk Rally and Awards Ceremony
Led by the Down Syndrome Awareness Walk Master of Ceremonies, Vince Vitrano, Today's TMJ4 Morning News Anchor
1:15pm Walk Begins (Approximately 1.5 mile leisurely stroll through the Milwaukee County Zoo)
Don't forget to make or join a team! Then, encourage your friends and family to join your team or make a pledge to your team!
How to Fundraise
ONLINE FUNDRAISING: Make an online fundraising page after you register. Don't forget to join or create a team, then invite your friends and family to visit your fundraising page to make a pledge to your team!
OFFLINE FUNDRAISING: Donations can be mailed to: DSAW, 3211 South Lake Drive, Suite 113, St. Francis, WI 53235 or turned in at registration on Walk Day. Please make checks payable to DSAW.
FirstGiving How to Guides
How to register for an event
How to edit your fundraising page
How to link your fundraising page to a team/how to join a team
How to share your fundrasing page on Facebook
All about donations
To donate directly to DSAW, use the button on the right
To donate to a specific fundraiser's page, go to their page and use the donate button
The Awareness Walk is designed to help raise funds, AND to help raise awareness and promote inclusion, diversity and acceptance of Down syndrome, as well as strive to guarantee access to a full life for all individuals with Down syndrome, their families and friends. We place priority on support and education, delivering quality programs and services, and maximizing available resources. Please join us for a family-friendly, fun-filled day!