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Manasota BUDS Events & Announcements

We have some exciting things in the works here at Manasota BUDS! Please continue to check our website for updates as we continue to add additional programs, events and activities for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Manasota BUDS has encouraged families to use their best judgement when it comes to exposing your loved ones to others who may spread the illness. We are very aware that the youngest of our vulnerable population still has not been approved to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, should families decide it is right for them. Please be aware that Manasota BUDS social events and activities are at your own risk, and Manasota BUDS is not responsible for any spread of illness.

The NDSC (National Down Syndrome Congress) has released information on the COVID-19 Vaccine for individuals with Down syndrome. We provide you with this information so you can make an informed decision regarding the vaccine and whether it is right for your loved one with Down syndrome.

 

Our organization is "Under Construction" - We are working behind the scenes and updates will be released periodically.

Thank you for your continued support - 2020/2021 have hit our families, volunteers, and organization hard. We look forward to coming back better than ever in 2022!


 

DADS Night Out

When:  Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 7:00pm

Where:  Gecko's Grill & Pub, 351 N. Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota 34232

The Manasota BUDS chapter of DADS meets for a meal, cold drinks and good conversations, usually the second Wednesday of every month. RSVP now or sign up to receive DADS updates by emailing [email protected]

*Manasota BUDS will purchase food and soft drinks for those who RSVP via email or social media. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased separately by the consumer.


 

Manasota BUDS 20th Anniversary Buddy Walk

Saturday, October 29, 2022

 

After careful consideration, the Manasota BUDS Buddy Walk Committee and Board of Directors have made the difficult decision to postpone our 20th Anniversary Buddy Walk until October 29, 2022 at Grace Community Church (Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota).

So what does this mean for Buddy Walk? We have a lot more time to put together a great, NEW event for Buddy Walk participants! Please create your team, sign up your family and invite your friends, coworkers and extended family to participate. Everyone who registers will be given their own fundraising webpage that's easy to link to your social media accounts, to help bring in donations for Manasota BUDS.

We need your help to make this our best ever Buddy Walk!

Manasota BUDS 20th Anniversary Buddy Walk


 

Programs & Services

Mailing Address:

8374 Market Street, #113, Bradenton, FL 34202

Contact:

[email protected]

 

 

Please excuse our mess as we organize our new location, digital materials and resources. 

We're so excited about the future of Manasota BUDS!

 

Manasota BUDS

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