DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway will host a track walk to benefit The NASCAR Foundation and Autism Speaks, immediately following the May 31, 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, will kick off the walk, which will afford fans the unique opportunity to walk the entire one-mile, concrete oval, all while raising money for two commendable organizations. Brad Daugherty, ESPN NASCAR analyst and former NBA player, will also participate in the walk.
(April 28, 2014) - BBDO New York brought together three of its clients to help deliver a one-of-a-kind, onetime :60 commercial message designed to help raise awareness of autism and encourage parents to look for early signs. Andrew Robertson, President and CEO of BBDO Worldwide, is a member of the Board of Directors of Autism Speaks,
NEW YORK, APRIL 28, 2014 – In an unprecedented move, BBDO New York has brought together three of its clients to help deliver a one-of-a-kind, onetime :60 commercial message designed to help raise awareness of autism and encourage parents to look for early signs. The “ad” is timed to debut at the end of April, which is Autism Awareness Month. The message, “Early diagnosis can make a lifetime of difference.”
New York, N.Y. (April 23, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced a screening of the Blockburger Productions documentary, Sounding the Alarm, during the 2014 Tribeca Family Festival. Hosted by Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro, with Autism Speaks Co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright, the screening will take place at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City, on Saturday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m.
(April 22, 2014) – For the fourth straight year, Autism Speaks, Dover International Speedway (NYSE: DVD) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) have joined forces in support of individuals and families affected by autism. FedEx will return as the title sponsor of the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, June 1, 2014. In addition, fans now have an opportunity to have their names displayed on Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 FedEx Toyota.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (April 18, 2014) – The New England Revolution will support Autism Awareness Month in partnership with Autism Speaks on Saturday, April 26, when the team presents its annual Autism Awareness game at Gillette Stadium against Sporting Kansas City at 7:30 p.m.
Highlighted activities of the night will include:
NEW YORK, N.Y. (April 2, 2014) – Today, Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is celebrating its fifth annual international Light It Up Blue Autism Awareness Day campaign. Thousands of iconic landmarks, communities, businesses and homes across the globe will unite by shining bright blue lights in honor of the millions of individuals and families around the world living with autism.