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Calls to Action

Walks Across the Midwest, DC and Beyond

October 05, 2014

(October 5, 2014) -- Six locations across the country hosted Walks to raise awareness and much needed funds to support the autism community.  It's the height of the season for the Walk Now For Autism Speaks program as tens of thousands turned up in the nation's capition, New Jersey, New York's Long Island and in locations across the heartland.

Walk Now For Autism Speaks Long Island

Celebrating it's 15th anniversary, thousands gathered to walk along Jones Beach on crisp Autumn afternoon.  More photos of the event can be found on the Walk's Facebook page.

Walk Now For Autism Speaks Washington, DC

They "Walked" on Washington at the National Mall Sunday.  You can read the full recap of today's Walk here.

Walk Now For Autism Speaks Nebraska

In Lincoln, the Univ. of Nebraska Alpha Xi Delta team and Team Subway Lincoln were the leading fundraisers this year.  Updates can be found on the Walk link above and on its Facebook page.

Walk Now For Autism Speaks Central New Jersey

In Princeton, the Central New Jersey 5K Run preceeded the Walk. Click here for a complete recap.

Walk Now For Autism Speaks Stark County, OH

The Walk in Canton at the ProFootball Hall of Fame included live entertainment from Disney Princess, the En-Rich-Ment Drum line, and a performance from Alex Hale.  And registered walkers were offered a free tour of the Hall after the Walk.  Check out photos and the full Walk recap here.

Walk Now For Autism Speaks Oklahoma

Central Oklahoma got things started on Saturday with great weather and a great turn out.  You can see photos from that event here.

It's not too late to donate to these events.  Click on the bold Walk links to learn more about each event.