The Buddy Walk® is a one-mile awareness event that promotes the advocacy, inclusion and acceptance of individuals with Down syndrome. This event provides an opportunity to understand, appreciate and see these individuals for who they truly are...Able, Unique, Gifted and Diverse! Activities, entertainment and Down syndrome literature are available and Buddy Walk apparel is for sale. Donations and pledges are accepted but are not required to walk. The Buddy Walk® is presented by the Mohawk Valley Down Syndrome Support and Awareness Group, a program of Upstate Cerebral Palsy. Visit the National Down Syndrome site for Down syndrome resources and information.