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Holes for Hope Event on New York’s Long Island

August 07, 2013

Children being children is what the North Shore Autism Circle on Long Island, New York, is all about.

On Monday, true to its mission, the club gathered 200 people at the Engineers Country Club in Roslyn Harbor, N.Y. to serve, chip and deal winning hands for autism.

It was the 4th Annual Holes for Hope tennis-golf-cards-mahjong event and it raised more than $250,000, a portion of which was donated to Autism Speaks.

Over the Edge Los Angeles Event!

August 07, 2013

What happened at the first Los Angeles Over the Edge with Autism Speaks? See for yourself!

It was a day of smiles, cheers, thrills and excitement.

Thank you to our brave participants, awesome volunteers and outstanding photographers.

It’s not too late to make a donation to your favorite rappeller!

To view all the photos from the event, click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to open the “Over the Edge”.

Automotive History Benefits Autism Speaks at Hillsborough Concours

July 22, 2013

On Sunday, July 21st, the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance celebrated its 57th annual event on the beautiful fairways at the Crystal Springs Golf Course in Hillsborough, Calif., just outside San Francisco. The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance has built and maintained a proud tradition of honoring and celebrating excellence in automotive design and engineering.

Inaugural Milwaukee Ride for Autism Speaks Recap

July 13, 2013

Saturday, July 13th marked the Inaugural Milwaukee’s Ride for Autism Speaks.  Hundreds of riders, families, and autism supporters came to the House of Harley-Davidson to take part in a phenomenal day. Families and friends rode for autism awareness, to raise funds for autism research, and to unite the Wisconsin autism community. Overall 115 bikes rode with over 250 people participating—together raising $15,000…and counting!

FedEx, Autism Speaks again join forces for June 2, 2013 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway

Partnership includes return of the Autism Speaks Day at the Races ticket package

For the third straight year, FedEx Corp., Autism Speaks and Dover International Speedway will team up, as FedEx will serve as the titl

April 04, 2013

DOVER, Del. – For the third straight year, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), Autism Speaks and Dover International Speedway will team up, as FedEx will serve as the title sponsor for the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, June 2, 2013.

All-Star Light Up The Blues Concert Announced

An Evening of Music Benefiting Autism Speaks, To Be Hosted By Kristen And Stephen Stills and Emceed by Jack Black at Club Nokia On April 13

Kristen and Stephen Stills are hosting the Light Up The Blues Concert—An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading

March 14, 2013

Performers Include Crosby, Stills & Nash, Ryan Adams, Rickie Lee Jones, Lucinda Williams,  Don Felder, Chris Stills, The Miracle Project Fly Singers, and Special Guests

Autism Speaks, The Gillen Brewer School and NASCAR Raise Close to $1.2 Million for Children with Autism and other Special Needs at Speeding for a Cure

March 13, 2013

Autism Speaks and The Gillen Brewer School teamed up with NASCAR at the Speeding for a Cure gala on Tuesday, March 12 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. The evening event raised close to $1.2 million for children with autism and other special needs.

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

February 05, 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-somethings who came out in support of Autism Speaks to enjoy a night of cocktails, dancing and hors d’oeuvres. Co-Chairs Jesse Morris and Danny Ryan and close to 200 of their friends and colleagues raised just over $21,000.