Tucson Buddy Walk

2014 Buddy Walk

The 2014 Tucson Buddy Walk is scheduled for November 9 (Sunday), from 1-5PM at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center in Reid Park.      Sign-up for the free  SANDSAZ.org Newsletter to stay informed.
You can register yourself or your team, and create a pledge page for the Tucson Buddy Walk at
Once you have created a pledge page, you can send the link to your family and friends and get started raising funds!

2012 Tucson Buddy Walk
We would like to thank everyone for coming out and being a part of this year’s 11th Annual Tucson Buddy Walk! We are in great appreciation of our sponsors. With your help and generosity, SANDS is able to con-tinue our mission to give back to the Down syndrome community and to promote public awareness.
Thank you to all the volunteers for your hard work. Without your help, many areas would not function properly and participants would have missed out on all the fun!
Thanks to the exhibitors for coming out and offering their services. The information you provided was very helpful to a lot of people.
A big thank you to Eegee’s, A La Carte Rentals, and Jump Maxx for once again donating a portion of their services to us. And to Awards to Go, for doing the T-shirts.
We would like to say a special thanks to those of you who helped plan this year’s event. It has been fabulous and great to work with you.
And of course the biggest thanks of all go to all the families that raised pledges! Your efforts are what make The Tucson Buddy Walk successful.
Jodi Bess and Frank Rendon
2012 Tucson Buddy Walk Coordinators

to the Tucson Buddy Walk 2012 Sponsors, Contributors & Supporters
Desert Diamond Casino * TMC Healthcare * Sam’s Club
Contributors in Kind: Reid Park Zoo * Golf ‘n’ Stuff * Safeway * Village Inn * Arizona Cardinals * Tucson Botanical Gardens * The Loft Cinema * Gadabout * Woodbine Books * Tucson Symphony Orchestra * Arizona Diamondbacks * Pastiche Restaurant * Miniature Museum * Quail Canyon Golf Course * Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch * Disneyland * Ultima Self Defense & Fitness * Vantage Bowling Centers * Costco * Walmart * International Wildlife Museum * Paradise Bakery & Café * Forty Niner Country Club * Invisible Theatre * AZ Aerospace Foundation * Ballet Arizona * Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium * The Phoenix Zoo * Shall We Dance * Inglis Florists * Electic Café * Brake Masters * Hilton East * Frito-Lay * Harkins Theatres * Images Salon
Exhibitors: UA Down Syndrome Research Group * NDSC * Down Syndrome Connection * SANDS * TROT * Sonoran UCEDD * Creative Care Centers * Project Insight * Absolute HCBS * Tucson Speech & Language * Pilot Parents * SOREO * Arizona Mentor * Avon * Special Touch * Santa Cruz Parent Love Connection * Play Ability Toys * True Potential * AZ Dept. of Education * Autism Society
Guests: Ronald McDonald * Santa Rita Cheerleaders * Dance 4 A Cause * Wendy from Congressman Ron Barber’s office * Mayor Jonathan Rothschild * Flashback Band

2011 Buddy Walk
The 2011 Buddy Walk is now in the history books, what a great event. We’d like to say Thank Youto all of the Sponsors, Contributors & Supporters.

A Special Thank Youfrom James & Jodi Bess

Go here for a slideshow of photographs from the 2011 Tucson Buddy Walk.

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