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Walk Now For Autism Speaks: From East to West

October 05, 2013

(Oct. 6, 2013) From coast to coast, tens of thousands of walkers turned out to Walk Now For Autism!  Four locations across the country held walks Sunday to raise funds and awareness for this great cause. 

It's not too late to make a donation to today's events.  You can see the event status and make a general donation to an individual Walk by clicking on the links below:

Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Greater Boston
Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Central New Jersey
Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Long Island
Walk Now for Autism Speaks: Sacramento

Sunday's Walks shared the weekend with eight events which took place Saturday across the country:

Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Mahoning Valley
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Oklahoma 
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Greater Morris Area
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Arkansas
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Tennessee
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Alabama
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Bayville
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: San Diego

You can check out images from this weekends events and past Walks in the slideshow below:

[slideshow:2, order=top, width=600, height=480, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/islander-club-bu-terriers.jpg||| A member of the Islander Hockey Club\, center\, with the Boston University Terriers men's hockey team at the Greater Boston Walk. 37 teams from the Islander program walked; two of them raised more than \$10\,000. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/long-island-autism-circle-check.jpg||| Autism Speaks President Liz Feld accepting a $100\,000 check from North Shore Autism Circle at the Long Island Walk. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/walmarks-performing.jpg||| Ethan and Eliza Walmark performing Billy Joel's Piano Man at Long Island Walk Now for Autism Speaks ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/alabama-alpha-xi-delta.jpg||| Alpha Xi Deltas from University of Alabama Birmingham cut the ribbon and led the march around Railroad Park at the Alabama Walk. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/alabama-4-pearls.jpg||| For the 2nd year in a row Keymo’s Pink Pearls participated as a top team at the Alabama Walk. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/arkansas-from-walk-route.jpg||| Along the Arkansas Walk route. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/images/arkansas-ribbon-cutting.jpg||| Top Team Matthew’s Marchers cutting the ribbon to start the 4th annual Arkansas Walk. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/morriscounty_0.jpg||| Walk Day in Greater Morris County, NJ. ||, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/morriscountyupsidedown_0.jpg|||Cameron Schwarz at the Greater Morris County Autism Speaks Walk.  As you can see\, he is enjoying being hung upside down by his dad!  Their team raised \$2400. ||, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/morrismusi_0.jpg|||A music therapy demonstration at the Greater Morris County Autism Speaks Walk. ||, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/austinhorse_0.jpg|||Even horses get into the spirit at the Greater Austin Walk. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/deltachivolunteers_1.jpg|||Delta Chi volunteers pitch in at the Richmond Walk. ||,img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/pittteam.jpg|||Pitt Ohio corporate team celebrates its fifth year walking in Richmond. ||, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/topteamcaptains.jpg|||Richmond Walk team captains pose at the racetrack.||, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/nutzy.jpg|||Nutzy the Flying Squirrel entertains families at the Richmond Walk. ||, img=| http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/traderjoes.jpg||| The Trader Joe's team at the Richmond Walk. ||,]

Special thanks to all of the amazing volunteers and to all of the families and teams that helped make walk day a special day every year!

Want to walk with us? Go to www.walknowforautismspeaks.org to check to see if theres a walk in your area!