National Down Syndrome Society

NDSS Buddy Walk® is ranked the #10 Fundraising Walk in America and raises both funds and awareness to promote acceptance and inclusion for people with Down Syndrome.


Previous software was hard to use, cumbersome and slow, resulting in frustrated families not registering for walks. Lack of good customer service was a nagging problem.


DonorDrive offered a cost­-effective, easy-­to-­use software for NDSS affiliates.

How they fundraise:

  • DonorDrive is the recommended fundraising software of NDSS for Buddy Walks
  • Personal Campaigns
  • Community Events

What they rely on DonorDrive for:

  • Excellent, friendly support
  • Easy registration process for whole families
  • Simple and powerful backend for staff


  • Ease of use has boosted registration, participation and donations
  • Easier reporting across affiliates for the national office
  • Responsive customer support

Of the software we looked at DonorDrive is best to meet the needs of the Buddy Walks across the country. It alleviates many of the issues and concerns that we’ve experienced in the past.