Autism Speaks Walk

10,000 people raise $600K to support research, programs

On Oct. 27, 10,000 people and 500 teams from across the state gathered at Tempe Beach Park in support of the Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC). The annual event raised an estimated $600,000, half of which will go to the national initiatives led by Autism Speaks. The other half will go to support local families through SARRC’s innovative research and programs.

In addition to a one-mile family-friendly walk and 5k, a resource fair featuring 20 vendors provided resources to walkers.

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