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Bringing Up Down syndrome
Manasota Bringing Up Down Syndrome (BUDS) is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is headquartered in Sarasota, FL. In 2022, the organization celebrated its 20th year of providing programs and services to the local Down syndrome community.
We are affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Society, the National Down Syndrome Congress, and were the first organization in FL to partner with Dads Appeciating Down Syndrome (DADS).
NEWS & ANNOUNCEments
BUDS Make Waves at Special Olympics Area Games
Manasota BUDS is thrilled to celebrate Rachel for her recent swimming domination at the Special Olympics Area meet. Rachel participated in the 25-meter freestyle, backstroke,…
BUDS Deliver at Special Olympics USA Games
Bear and Stancil bring home medals! Several members of the Manasota BUDS community participated at the USA Special Olympics Games, held in Orlando. We could…
Manasota BUDS Rebrands
BUDS introduces refreshed logo and colors! In celebration of Manasota BUDS’ 20th year of service, the organization has turned a new page, introducing a new…
THANKS TO OUR partners
Interested in joining the Manasota BUDS family?
Membership is FREE, so join today and help us in bringing up Down syndrome!