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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.

Leni’s Lovebugs

Welcome Megan Mejia

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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

Check back here regularly where we will provide you with important updates about the event. If your Team Captain has any special instructions, you’ll find those below.

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 "Leni’s Lovebugs" 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. "Leni’s Lovebugs" would love to have you walk with us. We appreciate all the support we can get! Together make a difference!

Team Information

Team Captain: Megan Mejia EDIT


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In Honor of: Leni Joy MejiaEDIT

Special Instructions from
Megan Mejia

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A Special Message From "Leni’s Lovebugs"

Leni is surrounded by an amazing group of family and friends! Please join us in celebrating Leni and all of those with Down syndrome by supporting an amazing organization that will be crucial in helping Leni throughout the years of her life.


Team Members

Megan Mejia (captain)

Andrea Gabaldon

Ariel Hendrickson

Ben Mejia

Benjamin Mejia

Brent Hanson

Chelsey Hornung

Colby Hendrickson

Crystal Hanson

Emma Hanson

Emmy McArdle

Ethan Hanson

Evan Hanson

Gabriela Gabaldon

Griffin Wylcrow

Jesse Gabaldon

Johnny Hendrickson

Jojo Hendrickson

Kaylee Reed

Knox Bertucci

Leni Mejia

Lisa McNeely

Maelie Wylcrow

Mallory Bertucci

Mark McNeely

Mary Ann Seifert

Mary Mejia

Mavi Bertucci

Max Seifert

Maxwell Wylcrow

Mila Mejia

Mitchell Reed

Molly Bugner

Molly McArdle

Nicholas Gabaldon

Peter Wylcrow

Raylan McNeely

Rene' Mejia

Sarah McArdle

Trenton McNeely

Veronica Gabaldon

Vince Bertucci

Team Donors

Teresa Todd

Danielle Stokes

Sarah McArdle

Mary Ann Seifert

Lisa McNeely

Molly Bugner

Dennis Nancy Hanson

Mary Mejia

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