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September 27, 2007


Country superstar Toby Keith, on his Hookin' Up and Hangin' Out Tour, ran a radio promotion on San Jose's KRTY-FM last month and proceeds went to Cure Autism Now. This “Super Fan” promotion included once-in-a-lifetime concert experiences including tickets, backstage passes, a meet-and-greet with Toby, dinner with the band and limousine transportation. The bidding war was down to two families and in the end both the Reyes and Ingrom families were able to secure the prize and raise an awesome amount of money for CAN.

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September 06, 2007


Cure Autism Now supporters from across the country gathered at the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity on Feb. 8 to raise funds for autism research and awareness. Thanks to the substantial efforts of Dan and Penny Wolf, the entire Wolf family, and the incredible committee, the event has raised close to $1 million for CAN over the last six years. Guests had the opportunity to support CAN and get an early look at the beautiful cars displayed at the Chicago Auto Show.

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September 06, 2007



The Teletubbies are celebrating their 10th anniversary with a "British invasion" of the United States. Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po—from the beloved BBC and PBS television series—are making appearances in New York City during the week of March 26 and will be raising awareness and funds for Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now.

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September 06, 2007



By Shannon Nash

Did you know you could be missing out on hundreds of dollars in tax deductions? Many of you volunteer for Cure Autism Now and other nonprofits. The community appreciates your generosity. Uncle Sam appreciates it too. The IRS recognizes your dedication with a tax break for out-of-pocket volunteer expenses.

Out-of-Pocket Volunteer Expenses

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September 06, 2007


Web-based Initiative Allows for Collaboration within Autism Community

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September 10, 2007


Seasons of Success in ‘06…

Cure Autism Now's WALK NOW walkers, teams, volunteers and staff succeeded in raising over $6 million at 17 WALK NOW events nationwide in 2006. That's a 40% increase from WALK NOW events in 2005!

Congratulations to our volunteer committees across the country for breaking records beyond our wildest dreams, including our first million dollar WALK NOW events in Los Angeles and Chicago!

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September 27, 2007


We are in a critical phase in our effort to pass the Combating Autism Act this year.

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September 27, 2007


We are thrilled to announce that Holiday Hill Farm and Spookley the Square Pumpkin are joining our efforts to increase awareness and funds for autism research. On



Sunday, Oct.

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September 27, 2007


Jan Linder-Koda's latest release, “Sophisticated Lullabies”, is a collection of easy listening tunes for babies and young children. Designed with bedtime in mind, Jan's expressive voice weaves in and out of stories of family, childhood and spirit.

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September 19, 2007



We are in a critical phase in our effort to pass the Combating Autism Act this year. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (TX) still refuses to release the Senate-passed Combating Autism Act from his committee for consideration by the full House this session, despite majority support. We will be sending Political Action Alerts more frequently as we identify who, when and how to move the legislation forward. Please ensure that you have signed up specifically for updates on the Combating Autism Act by

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