Bronx Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Sunday, April 6th, 2014, 9:00AM
Orchard Beach, Bronx, NY
Shuttles on walk day: There will be special MTA bus service to and from Orchard Beach for the walk. Buses will leave from the park side of Pelham Bay Park and go to Orchard beach. If participants are coming from the Pelham Bay Park 6 train, they will use the ramp to cross over the roadway to the buses. All riders must pay standard MTA bus fare.
There will also be continuous shuttle bus service from the Pelham Bay Park 6 subway station to Orchard Beach. The service will start at 8:30AM. The last buses will leave Orchard Beach at 1:00PM.
**Bracelets are NOT required to participate in the walk.**
**We strongly encourage you to take personal transportation or to carpool to Orchard Beach. We anticipate the shuttles to be crowded.**
Registration fees: There is no registration fee for the walk. However, all particpiants must register for this event.
Team T-shirts: Teams are encouraged to design their own team t-shirts.
Autism Speaks T-shirts: Only individuals who raise $150 or more will receive one official Autism Speaks walk day t-shirt. Teams do not receive t-shirts for their members unless each person has raised $150 or more on their own. Only individual walkers receive one t-shirt if they have raised $150 or more.
Please click above on "About the Walk" and then click "Event Information" in the drop-down menu for complete walk day details for Sunday, April 6.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is our single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead us to the answers we need. Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the U.S. Ė we need more volunteers to join our fight. Whether this is your first walk or the 10th, take the first step and register today. You will not only raise funds, but you will become a part of a fun and supportive family-focused community.
Today 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) is diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Behind each of these numbers is a person living with autism, a future that we can change with your help! Start fundraising today. Whether you strive to join our new "Grand Club" (walkers that raise $1,000 or more) or sell lemonade to boost your total or create your own unique event, you become a part of the solution! Donít wait another minute - start a corporate, school or family team today!
We look forward to seeing you at the event!