The 2023 7th F.R.I.E.N.D.S Buddy Walk is scheduled for Oct. 21 at 10 a.m., at Al Lopez Park, 4802 N. Himes Ave., in Tampa. Cost is $20 to walk. The organization also is looking for volunteers. Interested parties can choose to simply raise money for the event and organization.
F.R.I.E.N.D.S is a Tampa-based nonprofit organization that provides vital special needs information, education and resources to those people with Down Syndrome and other disabilities and their families. For more information, visit FriendsSupport.org.