• 26 Apr 2018
    • 08 Oct 2018
    • 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 27th 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, and clean up.

    Each volunteer will receive a walk shirt and a cinch sack filled with goodies 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 8th !!

    If you have any questions please contact us at

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

    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 15 Oct 2018
    • Walter Hall Park

    Order Buttons for the 2018 GHFEDS Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk by October 15th, buttons are $2 each.  Please send a "Head Shot" photo to Elizabeth Stevens at

    Buttons can be picked up along with your walk shirt pick up TBA.

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

    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 15 Oct 2018
    • Walter Hall Park

    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

    Signs will be placed along the walk, please pick up your sign after the walk to take home with you.

    Please order by October 15th!

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

    • 24 Jun 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 23 Sep 2018
    • Minute Maid Park
    Registration is closed

    GHFEDS was awarded 25 tickets for 2 Houston Astros games this season, 25 tickets for each game. Please choose 1 game to attend, tickets limited to child with Down syndrome, parents and siblings so other families will have a chance to attend.

    You will be receiving a email from the Houston Astros with instructions about printing your tickets or use mobile device to scan tickets.

    If you are unable to attend the game please return the tickets through the link that was given in the email and let us know so we can let another family register for tickets.

    Royals vs Astros - June 24th - 110pm

    Angels vs Astros - September 23rd - 110pm

    • 04 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 25 Sep 2018
    • 1:30 PM
    • The Jet-Pac, 17060 Saturn Ln, Houston 77058
    • 6

    GHFEDS would like to invite Adults with Down syndrome ages 18 and up for Musical Theatre Classes at The Jet-Pac in Clear Lake.


    September 4, 11, 18 and 25



    Performance on the 25th.


    $30 per person


    The Jet-Pac
    17060 Saturn Ln
    Houston 77058

    There is a maximum attendance of 12 adults, once limit is reached registration will close.

    • 08 Sep 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • 06 Oct 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • Verne Cox MPRC - 5200 Burke Rd, Pasadena 77504

    GHFEDS would like to invite your family for our Exercise Classes at Verne Cox Multipurpose Recreation Center in Pasadena.


    September 8, 22, 29

    October 6th

    10-11am  -  All ages

    Evening Class:

    September 15th

    3-4pm  -  All ages


    Verne Cox Multipurpose Recreation Center
    5200 Burke Rd
      Pasadena 77504

    Lets get moving!

    Come join UTMB Physical Therapist Students and PT Faculty for an hour of games, dancing, and much more aimed at getting your child to have fun with exercise. We plan to show participants exciting and easy ways to get active. Equipment and water will be provided so all we need is your child ready to have fun! Please consult with your physician to make sure your child is healthy enough for physical activity. Hope to see y'all there for a great time of activity and socializing!

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

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • United Way - 1300 Bay Area Blvd, Bldg A, Clear Lake

    GHFEDS would like to invite you to our Parent Educational Meeting about Texas Medicaid Waivers Explained presented by Heather Burdeaux. The meeting will be held on Tuesday September 25th from 6-8pm at United Way in Clear Lake. The meeting will be held in Room 230 and childcare in Room 233. Dinner will be served at 6pm and the meeting will start promptly at 630pm.

    Heather Burdeaux is a CLASS Medicaid-waiver case manager, STAP vendor, and mom of 2 children with Down syndrome. She will speak about various ways to access Medicaid and attendant care.

    We will be serving sandwiches for parents and chicken nuggets and Gluten Free grilled chicken nuggets for children, chips, fruit and veggie tray, cookies and drinks.

    Please register by September 21st!

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 23 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • Victor's House 428 28th St San Leon

    Adult Social

    Pound Exercise Classes

    September 26th (Wednesday)

    October 9, 16, 23 (Tuesday's)


    Location: Victor's House
    428 28th St
    San Leon

    Lite dinner and refreshments after pound class.

    Bring your drumsticks and wear your pound t-shirt if you have them.

    This social is for adults with Down syndrome ages 18 and up, no siblings please, parents may drop off or stay.

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Mogul - 1055 Bay Area Blvd, Houston 77058

    We invite you for GHFEDS Parents Night Out, we will be enjoying each other's company and sampling a Indian Food buffet, the best way to try this delicious food! Don't let the word buffet fool you, it is a very fine dining area, white table cloths and a beautiful dining atmosphere. GHFEDS will take care of the cost of your buffet meal. The alcoholic drinks or anything else will be at each members cost. 

    Look forward to seeing you!

    Place:  Mogul Indian Restaurant

    1055 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058
    Date:   Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018
    Time:  6:30pm

    Amy Warren

    GHFEDS Parent Social Coordinator 

    • 29 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Verne Cox Multipurpose Center in Pasadena

    GHFEDS Got Talent

    September 29th


    Verne Cox Multipurpose Center 

    5200 Burke Rd, Pasadena 77504

    If you would like your child to participate in the talent Show please email Cynthia Rodriguez, with the following information.

    Name of child.
    What child will be performing - music (Title and Artist).
    You may bring your costume and change at the time of performance or have it on. 
    Perform a solo or with a group. 
    Siblings can perform only if they are performing with sibling with Down syndrome. 

    Deadline to have all information in will be September 24th by noon. If your child is not signed up they will not be able to be in talent show.  

    If I have more than one request of a particular song you will have the option of changing song or performing with others that chose same song. 

    We will be serving pizza and drinks.

    Dancing to follow after talent show!!

    • 03 Oct 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Urban Air - 3838 Fairway Plaza Dr in Pasadena

    GHFEDS would like to invite youth and teens with Down syndrome ages 5-20 and their family to a social at Urban Air Trampoline And Adventure Park in Pasadena.

    October 3rd


    Urban Air

    3838 Fairway Plaza in Pasadena 

    Pizza, drinks, socks and unlimited attractions included.

    Siblings will be charged $9 per sibling.

    Pizza will be served at 530pm, you can come early or late, there is plenty of time to play.

    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Natural Living - 219 N. Michigan Ave, League City

    GHFEDS would like to invite adults with Down syndrome ages 18 and up to be a chef and learn how to make deserts.

    Date: October 18th
    Time: 630-830pm
    Location: Natural Living
    219 N. Michigan Ave
    League City

    They will be making Gluten Free and Dairy Free organic deserts.

    Dinner will Not be served, please eat prior to arriving.

    Limited to 10 adults with Down syndrome, registration will close once limit is reached.

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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