Down syndrome Outreach Buddy Walk


On Sunday, October 6th, Down syndrome Outreach held their 16th Annual Whatcom County Buddy Walk at Depot Market Square. Participants enjoyed the nice weather while walking, celebrating, honoring, dancing and spreading awareness! People enjoyed crafting, making posters, playing games, sensory areas, and entertainment. Thank you to all of the amazing sponsors, community partners, and donors! Also a big thank you to volunteers from WECU, Bellingham High School, Sehome High School, and many others who helped make the event run smoothly. Thank you Starbucks for the coffee donation. Special thanks to Kyla Goff and Christine Griffin for taking beautiful photos during the event. Thank you Inner Child Studios, Bellingham Circus Guild, Bellingham Fire Department, and Miss Seattle Miss Seattle Angela Ramous. We could not of done it without you!

Team pages are still open for donations:


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All funds raised from Buddy Walk directly support Down syndrome Outreach which reaches over 90 individuals & families in our community with direct support and services, accessing support meetings, receiving information and education through our lending library, and connecting and networking with other parents.

Down syndrome Outreach is a program of The Arc of Whatcom County a 501(c)3 Organization (Federal Tax ID #311579359). For more information about registration, volunteering, sponsorship, or general questions, contact 360-715-0170 ext 200 or

Donate & Help Raise Money

The money raised will support local programs for individuals with Down syndrome. With everyone’s active participation and generous support, the possibilities for great services and events become endless! All funds raised from Buddy Walk directly support Down syndrome Outreach.

2019 Sponsorship Letter

2019 Sponsorship Level 

2016 Buddy Walk


Down syndrome Outreach is a volunteer committee of family members and compassionate friends.  Volunteers are always needed on the day of the event to help set up, give directions, hand out information, and more. Encourage friends and family to join you!




QUESTIONS? email or call 360-715-0170 x 200




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