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Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Provides $600,000 Grant to Autism Speaks as National Sponsor of Annual Walk Program; Renews Support to Raise Awareness for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund Provides $600,000 Grant to Autism Speaks as National Sponsor of Annual Walk Program

April 01, 2014

WAYNE, NJ (April 1, 2014) – Toys“R”Us® today announced that, as part of its ongoing support of the special needs community and to commemorate Autism Awareness Month, the Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund has provided a $600,000 grant to Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization.

More than $700,000 awarded to support innovative local organizations in the U.S.

Autism Speaks announced more than $700,000 to 141 local organizations through its Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grants programs.

December 19, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 19, 2013) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism and science advocacy organization, announced today that it has awarded more than $700,000 to 141 local organizations through its Chapter, Regional and Neighborhood Grants programs.

Projects funded by all three grants will expand existing programs to serve more individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and create new programs that demonstrate innovation in providing services to improve and enrich the lives of individuals with autism.

Sponsorship of the Walk Now for Autism Speaks Program Continues Throughout 2013, Including Virtual “Walk With Geoffrey”

Toys“R”Us, Inc. announced that it raised more than $2 million during its in-store and store and online fundraising campaign

May 06, 2013

WAYNE, NJ (May 6, 2013) – Today, Toys“R”Us, Inc. announced that it raised more than $2 million across the U.S. and Canada during its seventh consecutive in-store and online fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. In addition, individuals nationwide are still being invited to join a Walk Now For Autism Speaks event in their local community, or “Walk With Geoffrey” online and personally fundraise for Autism Speaks.

Expanding Upon Its National Walk Now For Autism Speaks Sponsorship, Company Launches Virtual “Walk With Geoffrey,” Providing Everyone an Opportunity To Take Steps Toward Helping Solve the Autism Puzzle

Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the launch of its “Shine A Light For Autism” in-store and online fundraising campaign to benefit Autism

April 01, 2013

WAYNE, NJ (April 1, 2013) – Toys“R”Us, Inc. today announced the launch of its “Shine A Light For Autism” in-store and online fundraising campaign to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization.

Toys“R”Us, Inc., T.J. Maxx, Dollar General, Casey’s General Stores, Modell's Sporting Goods, Lindt, Build-A-Bear Workshop and Walgreens are Among Partners in April Activities

Autism Speaks announced an extensive, expanded program of awareness and fundraising initiatives involving a range of corporate and phil

April 04, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced an extensive, expanded program of awareness and fundraising initiatives involving a range of corporate and philanthropic partners that will take place throughout Autism Awareness Month in April. Last year’s April initiatives raised over $7 million to support Autism Speaks’ research and advocacy efforts.

September 01, 2009

Autism Speaks' National Walk Sponsor Toys“R”Us announced the release of the latest edition of the Toys“R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, a complimentary toy-selection guide for parents and friends of children with disabiliti

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