a family enjoys buddy walk 2017 at Saluda Sholes Park

Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 1 - 5 p.m.

Saluda Shoals Park Athletic Complex
6071 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29210

Join us to raise awareness while promoting acceptance and inclusion of those with Down syndrome.

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a child enjoys buddy walk

Columbia Buddy Walk 2019

Family Connection of South Carolina’s 20th Annual Columbia Buddy Walk will be held from 1 -5 p.m. on Sunday, October 20 at Saluda Shoals Park Athletic Complex, 6071 St. Andrews Rd., in Columbia, SC. Last year, more than 2,000 people and 87 Special Buddies participated in the walk.

Our sponsors

two brothers hug at the Columbia buddy walk

Proceeds benefit the National Down Syndrome Society and local initiatives! Through funds raised, Family Connection will continue to serve the community, individuals with Down syndrome and all individuals with disabilities and their families.

You too can support the work we do!

Vendor spots available
A nominal fee of only $25 allows you to be a vendor at this family-friendly event. We encourage vendors to donate services or goods to Buddy Walk participants.