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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.

Alpha Xi Delta chapters and alumnae associations have participated in numerous awareness and fundraising initiatives across the country

February 10, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (February 10, 2014)– Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity is excited to announce we have raised more than $2,000,000 for our philanthropic partner, Autism Speaks. Alpha Xi Delta partnered with Autism Speaks in 2009 to help raise funds and awareness for those affected by autism spectrum disorders. Since then, Alpha Xi Delta chapters and alumnae associations have participated in numerous awareness and fundraising initiatives in their local communities and at our host institutions across the country.

November 17, 2013

The final three walks of 2013 closed out the year in style as families and friends walked together at the Orange County, Southwest Florida and Volusia County Walks. A big thank you to everyone who walked in 2013! We hope to see you again next year.

It's not too late to make a donation to this weekend's events. You can see the latest event information and make a general donation to an individual Walk by clicking on event links below. 

October 19, 2013

Thousands of walkers turned out to Walk Now For Autism Speaks events this weekend! Five locations held Walks Saturday, and one took place Sunday to raise funds and awareness for the Autism Speaks mission. 

It's not too late to make a donation to these events. You can see the latest event information and make a general donation to an individual Walk by clicking on event links below. 

Saturday Events:

October 12, 2013

Thousands of walkers turned out to Walk Now For Autism Speaks and other events this weekend! Four locations held Walks Saturday, and three events took place Sunday to raise funds and awareness for this great cause.

It's not too late to make a donation to these events. You can see the latest event information and make a general donation to an individual Walk or Team Up event by clicking on event links below. 

Saturday Events:

October 09, 2013

NBC4 Columbus will be premiering a new local show on Wednesday, October 9th at 7 p.m. CST called The Autism Puzzle. The Autism Puzzle is focused on spreading awareness about autism through a variety of autism related topics. 

The Autism Puzzle will be hosted by Jerod Smalley and Ellie Merritt. Jerod is The Walk Chair for Columbus's Walk Now For Autism Speaks event which will be happening this Sunday, October 13th at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio.