(The Morning News â€“ Katie Harris)
Colton Davis of Blackfoot takes a picture of one of his friends at the first ever Buddy Walk Saturday at Jensen Grove. Colton then joined with his team and walked around the greenbelt.
BLACKFOOT â€“ The first ever Buddy Walk in Blackfoot was a huge success with hundreds showing up to give their support for people with Down Syndrome and their families.
The teams walked the greenbelt and played games. The South Eastern Idaho Down Syndrome Organization has been very small in size, however today's event raise over $7,000 and exceeded all expectations.
The goals of the organization is to help make people aware of individuals with Down Syndrome and recruit people to the group.