SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - People from around the Capital Region took a stroll Sunday through Central Park in Schenectady to raise awareness for Down Syndrome.
The 17th Annual Capital Region Buddy Walk takes place during National Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
It celebrates the abilities of individuals with Down Syndrome.
The day also featured music, a bounce house, food, and more.
Event organizers say it's a great way to get the community involved.
Lisa Connally, Co-Chair of the Buddy Walk said "It's so important that the community at large can really come out and celebrate inclusion and see what our children are able to do and celebrate all of the many talents that they have and be a part of the community."
The Down Syndrome Aim-High Resources Center, along with the Center for Disability Services co-sponsored this year's walk.
The money raised Sunday goes towards programs at the Center, which is the only resource center in the Capital Region.