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Thank you for your support and participation at the 27th Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk. Donations are being accepted online through December 31, 2022.

Crusading Cousins

Welcome Maggie Schmidt

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Event Date

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Start Time: 10:00 AM CST

Ceremonial one mile walk begins:
1:30 PM CST

Event Conclusion:
2:00 PM CST

Event Location

One Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City, MO 6412

Event will be held in Lot C, with parking in lots B & D.

Special Instructions from the Event Staff

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Special Updates

Team T-Shirt Registration Deadline:
Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:00. Don’t delay, register today to receive your commemorative Step Up walk t-shirt.

Donations for this Team will be accepted through the end of the year.

Welcome to "Crusading Cousins" page.

We are thrilled to have you join us in celebrating individuals with Down syndrome at this very special event. Your support and fundraising efforts provide therapeutic programs and services for individuals with Down syndrome and their families in our community. Down Syndrome Innovations serves over 1,900 families, 22 hospitals, 45 school districts and dozens of early childhood and adult service provider organizations in Kansas and Missouri. "Crusading Cousins" would love to have you walk with us. We appreciate all the support we can get! Together make a difference!

Team Information

Team Captain: Maggie Schmidt EDIT

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In Honor of: Cece Powers and Maeve Schmidt EDIT

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Maggie Schmidt

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Team Members

Maggie Schmidt (captain)

Aniston Schmidt

Bret Jones

Brianna Sawyer

Cece Powers

Dina Morrison

Erin O Markley

Iva Powers

Janice Perez

Joshua Powers

Judy Powers

Leonardo Perez

Maeve Schmidt

Marilyn Jones

Michael Powers

Natalie Schmidt-Konkel

Nathan Schmidt

Steve Morrison

Team Donors

Charles & Jeanne Dunbar

Katrina Billings

Katie Keene

The Congletons Congleton

Janice Perez

Lawrence & Roberta Myers

Ronnie & Mary Rohde

Lynda Mechels Custer

Heidi Ensley

Cathie Huckins

Anne Haflich

Dayna Rice

John Mattox

Raegan Morton

Sarah Dahlstrom

Tracey Long

Stefanie Harris

Melissa Moffitt-Craft

Lotus Aesthetics & Wellness

Judy Toms

Jill Castaneda

The Salon 515

Matt & Brie Parks

Bradee Stuke

Kinsley Walla

Craig Gordon

Ashlee Biechlin

Margo Fredrickson

Ann and Mike Luce

Elisabeth Kasckow

Robin Taylor

Erin Twomey

Teri Lanning

Carol Jerwick

Michelle Crowell

Marie Thome

Martha Knapp Palmer

Roberta Crew

Louie Akright

Sara Kramer

Janice Steffen

Jennie Heim

Jennifer Richard

Jason Gordon

State Line Nissan

Bonnie Eisenbarth

LISA Ganstrom

Lisa Ganstrom


Camille Hohnbaum

Sharon Mills

Stephan Shannon

Dana Gordon

Barbara Engelken

Jan Helmer

Dina Morrison

Bret Jones

Dierdre Chaney

Marilyn Jones

Alex Gearin

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