Walk Now for Autism Speaks
September 28, 2014, 9:00AM
The College of Staten Island
|Everyone must register for this event. Please pre-register online. Parents must also register children.|
We are getting excited for the Staten Island Walk Now for Autism Speaks coming up on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the College of Staten Island, located at 2800 Victory Blvd. in Staten Island, NY. Here is some important Walk Day information to help you get ready to join us at the Walk.
9:00AM Registration begins; Community resource fair opens and entertainment begins
10:00AM Opening ceremonies
10:30AM Walk Start/Ribbon Cutting
10:30AM-12:00PM Festivities continue! Walk the route or stay on site for some fun. If you walk, be sure to come back to enjoy the rest of the entertainment, meet more service providers and participate in activities.
The walk will take place rain or shine! Be sure to join us on Walk day to turn in your donations and enjoy the festivities. The Great Lawn is grassy and you will be doing some walking at the site or on the route, so wear suitable, comfortable shoes.
Walk registration and festivities will take place on the Great Lawn, which is located in front of Building 3A. To view an official map of the CSI campus, please click here. To view a map of the walk site layout, please click here. Keep the site map handy on your phone or as a print-out so you know where everything is located!
The walk route is about 1.5 miles long. To view a map of the walk route, please click here.
For directions to the CSI campus, please click here.
There is no charge for parking. Parking is available in all lots. Follow the Autism Speaks signs for directions as you enter the campus. You may enter from either the Victory Blvd. entrance or the Forest Hill Rd. entrance. To view map parking details, please click here.
For COMPLETE DETAILS on the walk, please click here.
Join Autism Speaks as we walk to change the future for all who struggle with autism!
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!