Amanda Morales makes her mark during the Fraser Valley Down Syndrome Society's Walk For Awareness fundraiser Saturday at Mill Lake Park.

Amanda Morales makes her mark during the Fraser Valley Down Syndrome Society's Walk For Awareness fundraiser Saturday at Mill Lake Park.

Hundreds take park in Down syndrome awareness walk

Event raises $10,000 for Fraser Valley Down Syndrome Society programs

The Fraser Valley Down Syndrome Society‘s Walk for Awareness raised about $10,000 for the non-profit Saturday at Mill Lake Park.

About 325 people took part in the walk and other events, Sylvie Fraser said. The money will go toward the cost of therapies, art and sport programs, technology and special camps. The society also funds workshops, music therapy, parent support evenings, speakers and a lending library of books for parents of children with Down syndrome.