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September 14, 2014

Over 3,500 families and individuals joined Autism Speaks for its 8th annual Cleveland Walk Now for Autism Speaks event on Sunday, September 14th at Progressive Field. Four year emcee Jason Nicholas, from WEWS News Channel 5, returned and partnered with Jim McIntyre of WHK Radio in the emcee duties. Walk day started out a little chilly, but teams and walkers came out to show their support and increase awareness in a BIG way with their team shirts and signs.

September 06, 2014

NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2014) -- New York’s Central Park was the place to be where over 5,000 runners participated in the 2nd annual Autism Speaks 4 Miles of Hope. The crowd included a dedicated team of 150 runners specifically running and raising money to support the mission of Autism Speaks, with a fundraising total to date of over $40,000.

August 19, 2014

More than 600 attendees participated in the 6th Annual Oregon Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Alpenrose Dairy on a beautiful, sunny, and warm Sunday morning! We had an incredible turnout for a day that featured the Portland Timbers’ Timber Joey in the crowd and Oregon Teacher of the Year, Brett Bigham, who not only spoke to the crowd about his amazing honor as the first Special Education teacher honored for Oregon, but had donations from twelve different states and a $20 note from Australia, from the Australian National Teacher!

August 16, 2014

NANTUCKET, MA (August 16, 2014) -- It was a perfect day for a walk on the beach at the Eighth Annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks Walk on Nantucket. They gathered early at Jetties Beach to make the almost two mile trek for the three million Americans affected by autism.

July 22, 2014

(July 22, 2014) -- Representatives from Autism Speaks were proud to attend the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance at Crystal Springs Golf Course. This beautiful vintage car show helped fundraise $15,000 for Autism Speaks in 2014. Special thanks to the event organizers for putting on a wonderful show and including Autism Speaks as a benificary.