Buddy Walk

Buddy Walk Goes International! buddy walk logo

Check out some photos from a Member who graciously donated some of our leftover shirts to underprivileged children in Ghana.

PHOTO GALLERY

Buddy Walk 2018 Photo Gallery:

PHOTO GALLERY


Billy’s Buddies" Membership: 

Billy's Buddies is an outreach program for children with Down syndrome and their families.

The primary goal is to create awareness and acceptance of individuals with DS. Additionally, “Billy’s Buddies” provides families with valuable resources and networking opportunities.

Questions? Contact: [email protected] 
Billy’s Buddies Membership includes:
  • A caring, supportive Parent Network
  • Support for New Parents
  • Participation in the Buddy Walk of Bergen County
  • Social events for families: picnics, indoor swim sessions, Valentine’s Party, Egg Hunt, Spring Lake Swim Party, Parent’s Night Out, Spring Birdhouse Make & Take Workshop 
  • Swim lessons for Billy’s Buddies Members Contact: [email protected]

Join other families who have a child with Down syndrome once a month for a special event or to socialize. Parents participate in an adult group, siblings participate in a sibling group, and children enjoy spending time with the Wyckoff YMCA Teen Leaders. Meetings are followed by a light dinner.


15th Annual Buddy Walk of Bergen County BUDDY WALK LOGO

Sat., October 5, 2019

 

Thank you for all who attended or donated and made this years walk a huge success! Still want to donate to the event? Click below!

The Buddy Walk brings together all families with the goal of raising awareness and inclusion for those with Down syndrome. 

Over the past 14 years, this event has grown significantly thanks to the community. It has allowed the Wyckoff Family YMCA to continue its commitment to expand special needs programming as well as to continue to raise awareness of Down syndrome and all other special needs.  

The Wyckoff Family YMCA will hold its 15th Buddy Walk on October 5, 2019. We hope that you will join us for this inspiring event and incredibly special day!

DONATE TODAY!

Sponsorship Opportunity:

Friend for Life Sponsor*: $5,000 

  • Logo in print ad prior to walk
  • Logo on back of Buddy Walk t-shirt.
  • Logo on Buddy Walk sponsor signs along route
  • Logo included on large banner at walk site
  • Recognition on our web site

* Friends for Life Sponsors and Super Buddy Sponsors, please e-mail a ‘print quality’ logo for promotional use (color and black & white) to [email protected]

Super Buddy Sponsor*: $2,500

  • Logo on back of Buddy Walk t-shirt.
  • Logo on Buddy Walk sponsor signs along route
  • Logo included on large banner at walk site
  • Recognition on our web site

* Friends for Life Sponsors and Super Buddy Sponsors, please e-mail a ‘print quality’ logo for promotional use (color and black & white) to [email protected]

Buddy Sponsor: $1,000

  • Company name on back of Buddy Walk t-shirt
  • Company name included on large banner at walk site
  • Recognition on our web site

Best Friend Sponsor: $500

  • Company name included on large banner at walk site
  • Recognition on our web site

Pal Sponsor: $100

• Recognition on our web site


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Billy's Buddies 11th Annual Golf Outing

Thu., July 11 from 6:45am - 8pm

Billy's Buddies is a great program at the Wyckoff YMCA for children with Down Syndrome and their families.

This program creates awareness and acceptance of individuals with DS, while providing their families with valuable resources and networking opportunities. Billy’s Buddies is a part of the Wyckoff Family Y’s overall commitment to the entire special needs community.

Sponsorship Opportunity:

 

Tee Sponsor: $200

Putting Contest Sponsor: $500

Golf Ball Sponsor: $500

Hole in One Sponsor: $1,000

Gift Sponsor: $1,000

Beverage Cart Sponsor: $1,500

Breakfast Sponsor: $2,000

Event Sponsor: $5,000

 

Register for Golf Outing or Donate Below:

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Special Needs Programming:

Interested in learning more about our Special Needs programs? Learn more below!

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