Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014
The Autism Society of North Carolina will hold its 6th annual Greensboro Run/Walk for Autism on Saturday, Sept. 27. Runners and walkers of all ages participate in this fun family event, which starts at 9 a.m. on the campus of UNC-Greensboro.
Last year’s race raised a record-breaking $40,000 as more than 400 participants, volunteers, and a variety of businesses joined to improve the lives of those affected by autism.
The Greensboro Run/Walk for Autism will include a 5K race and a recreational 1K run/walk. Major sponsors for the event are the VF Corporation and Clear Channel Media & Entertainment. The event also gives families a chance to celebrate autism awareness and acceptance with their community during a day of fun with music, refreshments, and a vendor area that will showcase local businesses, service providers, support resources, and sponsors.
In North Carolina, 1 in 58 children will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Proceeds from the Greensboro Run/Walk for Autism will fund local programs of the Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC). In the Triad community, ASNC provides:
Please visit http://www.greensbororunwalkforautism.com or call 800-442-2762 to register, join a team, form a team, sponsor, donate, or volunteer.