24th Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome
Sunday, October 24, 2021
 12-4 PM
Bert Ferguson Park
8505 Trinity Road
 Cordova, TN  38018

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER                       OR DONATE ONLINE

 

 

STEP UP and be a part of one of the largest disability awareness events in the Mid-South! Come join thousands of Mid-Southerners and STEP UP for all individuals with Down syndrome.

  • Teams May Bring Your Own Picnic**Hot Dogs & chips will be provided

  • Snacks will Be in Your Team Captain Bags

  • Team and Individual prizes

  • Team / Family Tent Set Up Sunday Only 10/24 after 7 AM

  • Participants will need to bring chairs or blankets for seating

DONATIONS MUST BE TURNED IN 1 PM ON 10/24 TO COUNT TOWARD FUNDRAISING PRIZES, BUT WILL BE ACCEPTED ALL DAY SUNDAY.

Even if you can't be at STEP UP for Down Syndrome, you can still make a charitable donation to help support the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South.

 

Important Information Regarding Step Up 2021 and COVID-19

As you probably already know, we are gearing up for our 24th Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome. We want to assure you that DSAM will take every precaution necessary to ensure your well-being.  If you are still uncomfortable about attending a large event, we understand. 

We want to encourage participation no matter where you are! Just remember, every dollar raised goes towards supporting and empowering individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Let's Celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month on October 24th.  

For more Information call 901-547-7588 or email admin@dsamemphis.org

 

The Mission of DSAM is to provide support and empower people with Down syndrome and their families. Funds raised by the walk are used for the following:

*Provide information and support to families of newborn babies with Down syndrome.

*Support our programs, such as: New Parent Brunch, Reading is Key, Adult Self-Advocacy, Job Placement, Pathways, Inclusive Summer Camp, and Tutoring Program.

*Conduct educational meetings, publish newsletters, maintain a website and social media platforms, and provide a networking outlet for families and self-advocates.

*Financially assist families and self-advocates in attending local and national conferences.

*Provide current, up-to-date information to professionals, families and educators.

*Advocate for the rights of all individuals with Down syndrome.

2021 IMPORTANT DATES 

8.29.21  Self-Advocate Letter Writing Party 

9.11.21  North MS Picnic - Step Up Kickoff 

9.11.21  Free SUDS Yard Sign if your team is registered by this date! 

9.20.21  Raise $750 in Donations by this date & Your Team Name will be on this year's t-shirt

9.20.21  Sponsor Logo Deadline

9.27.21  Photos Due for Personalized Walk Signs 

10.4.21  Last Day for T-Shirt Size Guarantee 

10.4.21  Special Team Captain Prize for teams with over 25 people pre-registered by Midnight 

10.4.21  Partners In Progress (PIP) Nominations Due 

10.13-14-15.21  T-Shirt Roling and Pulling (Volunteers Needed)

10.14.21  Mom's NIght Out with Dinner and T-Shirt Rolling 

10.18.21  Resource Table Deadline 

10.18.21  T-Shirt Pick Up @ DSAM Office  10-2

10.19.21  T-Shirt Pick Up @ DSAM Office  10-2

10.20.21  T-Shirt Pick Up @ DSAM Office  10-4

10.21.21  T-Shirt Pick Up @ DSAM Office  1-5 

10.21.21  ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES THURSDAY 10/21 at Midnight.  Onsite registration available starting at 11 AM on Sunday. 

10.21.21  LARGEST TEAM DEADLINE AT MIDNIGHT

10.22.21  T-Shirt Pick Up @ DSAM Office  10-12 ** Any shirts not picked up by 12 on 10/22 must be picked onsite day of event after 11 AM

10.24.21  Family Tent Set Up Sunday Only Park opens at 7 AM 

10.24.21  ON-SITE T-Shirt Pick Up Starts at 11 AM

10.24.21  ON-SITE Registration Starts at 11 AM

10.24.21   Pledge-Raising Deadline - Donations must be turned in by 1 PM for Prizes 

Thank you to Everyone!

ALL DATES/TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

 

 Step Up for DS is a rain or shine event

 

SPONSORS:

PRESENTING 

           

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PARTNER

 

PATRON

 

 

FRIEND

ABM
Best Buy
caesars entertainment
chick-fil-a wolfcreek
costco
Dirt Cheap ice
Discovery Park
enterprise truck rental
fedex
highpoint climbing
Hostess
Incredible Pizza
International Paper
ipop
Knights of Columbus
Main Event
Mattress Firm
Omni packaging
PALAZOLA produce
Prairie Farms
Sonic-Collierville
Speak Creative
Starbucks-SAddlecreek
Tanger Outlet Mall
Trader Joe's
Wendy's
 
 

Contact

Down Syndrome Association of Memphis & The Mid-South
154 Timber Creek, Suite 5
Cordova, TN 38018 | MAP

Phone | (901) 547-7588
admin@dsamemphis.org

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