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Fifth Annual
Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk Fundraiser

October 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Walter Hall Park
League City, Texas

Thank You To Our Sponsors


About The Walk


Online Registration closes Friday October 24th at Noon.

Registration will be available on day of walk at the registration table.

Online donations will remain open until October 26th and will take donations at the registration table on day of walk.

Walk Schedule

830-930  Registration and pre-registration check in

900-930  Welcome and Master of Ceremonies Keith Garvin

930-940  Recognition of individuals with Down syndrome

940-950  Texas Rockstars Special Stars Cheer

950-1020  Seabrook Intermediate Cheerleaders will lead a 1 lap walk around park

1030-1115  Honoring advocates for Down syndrome awareness, Team Captain raffle prizes

1020-1200  Team photo's located on wooden bridge

900-1145  Silent Auction

900-1200  Free food, drinks, and entertainment

Shirt sizes have been shut down, registration remains open until October 24th at 12pm. Please keep in mind that those who registered after October 1st are not guaranteed a walk shirt, extra shirts have been ordered and will do our very best to provide all walkers a shirt. Donations will remain open until October 26th.

The 2014 GCLFEDS Step Up Walk is being held on October 25th from 9am-12pm at Walter Hall Park in League City. Our Walk is the primary fundraiser for GCLFEDS and will provide the resources for many of our programs including our educational meetings and workshops, socials, annual conference, summer program, educational grants, and much more. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at the Walk!

A light lunch including hot dogs and chips, snacks, fruit, popcorn, sno-cones, bottled water and Capri Sun's will be served for FREE.

The Master of Ceremonies this year will be Keith Garvin, news anchor for KPRC Channel 2 News.

New Location

GCLFEDS is excited to host this years walk at Walter Hall Park, 807 Hwy 3 League City 77573. Map location or directions click here

Prizes, Prizes, Prizes

Top prizes will be awarded to the Team Captains who is top fundraiser, has most walkers, and has best banner or themed team.

Raffle prizes will go to team captains who raise $500 or more.

New This Year

Registration is FREE for the Team Captains and the individuals with Down syndrome!!

Silent auction - art work painted by children and adults with Down syndrome

FREE entertainment and amusements - DJ, train, petting zoo, 4-way bungee, slides and moon walks, costume characters, clowns, balloon art, games, face painting, fire truck, and special guests include the Seabrook Intermediate cheerleaders, Special Needs cheerleaders, and the Houston Texans Cheerleaders.

Honoring advocates for Down syndrome awareness

A few important key dates to remember

October 1st - $500+ Sponsorship (for printing purposes)
October 1st - Registration deadline for guaranteed Walk shirt
October 1st - Walk Sign & Button orders
October 16th - **Walk shirt pick up** 6-8pm at Hope Village, 15403 Hope Village Rd, Friendswood 77546

2013 Walk Pictures

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44 Teams

826 Walkers