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Do I have to register in order to walk in the Buddy Walk?
Yes, we request that you register so we can account for all participants, and you must register to receive a t-shirt.

Is there a registration fee for the Buddy Walk?

Yes, there is a $20 fee for all adults and $10 fee for children and young adults (up to 22).  

Does every walker get a T-shirt?
Every registered participant will receive a t-shirt. 

When do I get my T-shirt?
T-shirts will be mailed before October 1st.    

I'm trying to register and I'm having trouble logging in.  What do I do?
You can reset your password by following the instructions.  It may take at least 5 minutes to receive the email alert with reset information. Or you can call our offices (781) 221-0024 or email us at and we will reset your password and get you started.

How do I create a Team?

Designate a Team Captain. The Team Captain will then create the team. Once your team is created, team members can register and donate! Be sure to customize your team page with pictures and text about why you are participating!.

What are some ways to fundraise?
We encourage you to share your team page through email or social media. You can ask your company or a company you frequent to sponsor the event. Any corporate sponsor dollars that you raise will be credited to your team. Consider hosting a fundraiser in your community (yard sale, restaurant give-back night, dinner party, etc.) We truly appreciate your fundraising efforts, and we are here to help!

What does the money raised help support?
The Buddy Walk is MDSC’s largest fundraising and awareness event. The funds you help raise go to directly support individuals with Down syndrome and their families in Massachusetts. With your support, the MDSC can continue to work towards its mission to ensure individuals with Down syndrome in Massachusetts are valued, included and given the opportunities to pursue fulfilling lives by providing information, networking opportunities, and advocacy for people with Down syndrome and their families, educators, health care professionals, and the community at large.

The fastest and easiest way to donate is ONLINE!  
Simply click the DONATE button and follow the instructions.  Enter the Team Name, Captain or person you would like to support!


Send to:
Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
20 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 261
Burlington, MA 01803