Fundraising

Father Runs Marathon Blindfolded for Daughter who is Blind and has Autism

(May 5, 2014) -- Mike Bruno, volleyball coach at Point Park Universtiy in Pittsburgh, ran the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday in honor of his 8-year-old daughter Cassie, who has autism and is blind. Mi... More...

Over the Edge Arizona Event

PHOENIX (March 9, 2014) - On Friday more than 50 people found their way to the roof of the Hyatt Regency Phoenix, climbed on the ledge and rappelled down 23 stories as part of Over the Edge with Autism Speaks, all in support of th... More...

A Vintage Car Rally For Charity

There are so many ways to raise awareness and funds for Autism Speaks: some people dye their hair blue on April 2; some people run marathons or compete in Iron Man; and some people blaze trails on the road. 

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An Ebullient Opening of Joe's Crab Shack in Harlem

Monday night, Joe’s Crab Shack opened its newly constructed doors in Harlem for an exclusive VIP event. Joe’s Crab Shack hosted the vibrant Harlem community and showcased their partnership with Autism Speaks. This past April, Joe&rsquo... More...

Lifetime's Project Runway Goes Duck-y for Autism Speaks

Last night on Lifetime's Project Runway episode, '... More...

Autism Speaks to Young Professionals Winter Event – Monday, February 4, 2013

The Autism Speaks to Young Professionals winter gala took place on Monday, February 4 th at Ph-D in the Dream Hotel Downtown. The hotel penthouse provided a fantastic backdrop of the New York City skyline for the crowd of twenty- to forty-somethin... More...

Jason McElwain, autistic basketball sensation, finishes Rochester Marathon and qualifies for Boston Marathon

James McElwain, who hails from Rochester, New York put himself on the map after an amazing high school basketball game. He scored 20 points in only four minutes.

His latest athletic endeavor was the Rochester marathon where he finished 15th... More...

The 3rd Annual Autism Speaks at Baltusrol a Huge Success

The 3rd Annual Autism Speaks at Baltusrol was held Monday, September 24, 2012 in Springfield Twp, N.J. The weather was beautiful and perfect for a day on the golf course. 114 golfers gathered to play the famed lower course and raise funds for Auti... More...

Autism Speaks to Young Professionals (AS2YP) August 9, 2012

In a room filled with laughter, drinks, delicious hors d'oeuvres and rocking music, Autism Speaks celebrated the fourth annual Autism Speaks to Young Professionals (AS2YP) summer gala on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchang... More...

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