Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Buddy Walk Love

The 2013 Buddy Walk was the most fun one yet. It was a typhoon-y kind of a day, so there was a last minute change in venue and most of the festivities took place indoors. 

Photo: Team Anthony + Team Literacy Launch Pad!

The weather didn't seem to keep anyone away, though. Team Book Buddies and Pen Pals (aka Team Literacy Launch Pad) was Number 2 in fundraising overall, with a final total topping $2500.

Photo: Buddy Walk family portrait.
Team Anthony didn't do too shabby either, raising over a thousand dollars and some awareness. 


As always, the day was full of fun, friends, and adorable kids.

 Like this one.

And this one.

And especially these ones.

Photo: It was a wet and windy Buddy Walk but so fun to visit with the great friends we've made over the years. I'm so grateful for these amazing people in my life, all united with dif-ability. And, yay, our 4th buddy walk and our little buddy is walking! Proud of my sweet Wesley!
Thanks to everyone- near and far- who shared the day with us.

Today is October 1st, which means it's Down Syndrome Awareness Month. I just don't think I have it in me to participate in 31-for-21 (a blog post every day of the month) this year, but for what will surely be some memorable writing and photos, I recommend you head over to Leah's blog and follow the adventures of our friend Cora, starting with her take on the Buddy Walk.

1 comment:

  1. Just catching your post now (I guess I am too busy with writing and living to be reading much!) Thanks for the kid shout out! It was a blast and I will see you very soon!