• August 02, 2023
    • October 07, 2023
    • TBA

    2023 GHFEDS Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk

    Walk Buttons

    Order due by October 7th

    Buttons are $3 each in quantities of 5.

     Please send a "Head Shot" photo to Elizabeth Stevens at

    Buttons can be picked up along with your walk shirt pick up on 10/26/23 from 6-8pm

    Location: 601 Chen Road Kemah, Texas 77565

    This is an example of the buttons, current year will be added to the buttons.

    • August 02, 2023
    • October 07, 2023
    • TBA

    Team Captains will receive 1 free walk sign when your team raises $100 or more. If your team does not raise $100+ or you want extra walk signs you will need to order here, walk signs are $50 each, please send a "Head Shot" photo and Team Name to Elizabeth Stevens at

    Please order by October 7th!

    This is an example of the walk sign, design may be different for this years walk.

    • September 09, 2023
    • 10:00 AM
    • September 30, 2023
    • 11:00 AM
    • VERNE COX - 5200 Burke Road, Pasadena

    GHFEDS would like to invite your family for our Exercise Classes at

    VERNE COX Recreation Center, all ages welcomed. 


    Saturday's 10-11am

    September 9th 

    September 16th

    September 23rd

    September 30th


    5200 Burke Road, Pasadena, Texas 77504

    Movement Classes lead by UTMB Physical Therapy Students!

    Join us for 60 minutes of intentional movement, aerobic exercise, and fun this summer!

    Registration is for all dates and free for all family members.

    • October 03, 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 2525 Gulf Frwy S League City 77573

    Adult Social- Lunch

    Come Enjoy Hibachi Lunch with friends

    Tuesday October 3rd

    11:30am - 1pm

    Location: Kabuki 2525 Gulf Freeway South

    League City

    This social is for adults with Ds ages 18 and up 

    Lunch include a drink and your choice of ONE of the following:

    Vegetable, chicken or steak

    This will be served with a house salad and onion soup, Hibachi veggies with choice of steamed or fried rice

    GHFEDS will purchase the adult with Down Syndrome meal 

    Parents will be responsible for their own food purchase

    *You must have a current Annual Membership to register for this event.*

    • October 18, 2023
    • 10:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 5050 FM 517 in Dickinson
    • 2

    Adult Social

    Bayou Wildlife Zoo

    Wednesday October 18th  from 10:45am- 1pm
    Location: 5050 FM 517 in Dickinson

    This social is for adults with Ds ages 18 and up and one parent/caregiver only! This event includes bucket of food for animals &  tram ride

    Please feel free to pack a sack lunch and drink and enjoy a picnic with friends while your there.

    Arrival time 10:45am. Tram Ride is on a schedule for our group if you are late you will miss the safari tram Ride.

    Registration closes October 5th at 9am.

    Limited amount of spots available for this event!

    This is a prepaid event, if you cancel after October 5th at 9am or no show you will be charged $10 per parent and kids with Ds to cover fee's and food.

    *You must have a current Annual Membership to register for this event.*

    • October 21, 2023
    • 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • VERNE COX Recreation Center- 5200 Burke Road Pasadena, Texas 77504

    GHFEDS Annual Family Halloween Party

    Saturday October 21st  from 4:30pm-8pm

    Location: VERNE COX Recreation Center

    5200 Burke Road Pasadena, Texas 77504

    Come Prepared to dance!

    Don't forget to wear your costume, there will be a costume contest.

    Fun Halloween Crafts + Food (Pizza, snacks, and beverages) provided

    This Family Social is for the kids with Down syndrome, their parents/caregivers and siblings only.

    You must have a current annual membership to attend this event.


    Kathryn Kane- Nelson

    Family Social Coordinator

    • October 28, 2023
    • 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Walter Hall Park - 807 Hwy 3 League City 77573

    If you are interested in volunteering for GHFEDS Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk please register here.

    The walk will be held on October 28th from 9am - noon at Walter Hall Park in League City.

    We will need volunteers to help from 7am - noon with restocking water and capri-sun's in coolers, restocking snacks, setting up walk signs along walk path, hanging banners, placing fitted table cloths on tables, direct parking, cotton candy machine, popcorn machine, monitor stage, manage registration/volunteer/shirt/prize tables, monitor moonwalks/slides, and clean up.

    Each volunteer will receive a walk shirt and breakfast.

    Click on each volunteer job for a description and hours needed. Please bring your own volunteer hours form to be signed if needed.

    Please register by October 5th!

    If you have any questions please contact us at

    We greatly appreciate your time to volunteer for GHFEDS Step Up Walk!!

GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.

P.O. Box 891093
Houston, TX 77289

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