Are you ready to Step Up 4 Down syndrome and meet actor David DeSanctis  from the movie "Where Hope Grows"?  He will be sharing his message and  walking with us!

Registration is now open for the 15th annual Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk  on October 7, 2017.  Hurry and pre-register to join a team, create your own team, or make a donation to support Individuals born with Down syndrome in Southwest Louisiana! 

Be sure to check out our new fundraising incentives !

2016 Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk and Family Fun Day

The 15th Annual Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk will be held on

Saturday,  October 7, 2017

Prien Lake Park

9:00-10:00 am early registration

10:00-1:00 Walk, Lunch & activities

Register online today.  Your registration and donations help us promote awareness & acceptance of all individuals with Down Syndrome.  The money raised will help Up4Downs of SWLA  continue to provide education &  support to our local families and  community, as well as fund inclusive activities.

Early Registration is now closed.  You may still register online until October 5th 11:59 pm however there is no T-shirt Guarantee  

You will also have the option to  register the day of  the event but registration will increase to $20  and again WILL NOT be guaranteed a t-shirt. We will be able to accept Cash, Check or Credit Card on the Day of the Event. 

 Donations may still be made  online until 11:59pm on October 5th to be considered for prizes and incentives. 

If you would like to be a sponsor please click on the sponsor tab at the top for sponsor opportunities.  

Please contact for questions :

337-842-6555 or email :

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Registration Tips

If you want to register more than one person per payment, make sure to click  'Register Next' instead of 'Registration complete'!

  • If you add a donation amount, it will be ADDED to your registration amount.
  • If you are signing up as a team captain you MUST click the box to create a fundraising page, this will serve as your teams fundraising page
  • You DO NOT have to have a PayPal account to pay may pay as a guest on the PayPal site.
  •    if unable to register online please click on the following link and print out a form and mail in by deadline.
  •    Printable Early Registration Form

If you have ANY problems or questions, please email

or call 337-842-6555


Does your employer have a matching gifts program? If they do, your donation just doubled! Make a donation, then ask your co-workers to do the same. Together, we can all make a difference.

Teams will get credit for obtaining matching gift donations!

2016 Event Sponsors
Dr. Mudar Kattash
2016 Presenting Sponsors

St. Marys Catholic School

Fuse Entertainment: Jeremy Fuselier

Abby Gros Photography

Monica Dupuis Photography

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