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Statewide Walk for Autism to take place April 20 in Lewes

Autism Delaware calls for business and corporate sponsorship
Dec 11, 2012
Source: Submitted At last year’s Walk for Autism in Bellevue State Park, Wilmington, approximately 2,000 walkers and volunteers browsed the day-of exhibits set up in the Figure 8 Barn. Walk for Autism sponsorship levels include benefits such as day-of exhibition space at one or both event sites.

Autism Delaware announced today the date for the 2013 Walk for Autism, Saturday, April 20, at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, and called on Delaware business and corporate leaders to support the statewide fundraiser as sponsors.

“Sponsors are desperately needed to help support the event,” notes Autism Delaware Walk Director Kim Siegel. “Sponsors ensure that more of the funds raised by walk participants actually go to Autism Delaware programs and services. This year’s goal is to raise $200,000 to support the growing number of people and families affected by autism throughout the state.

“To say thanks,” adds Siegel, “Autism Delaware offers a range of sponsorship levels with benefits such as statewide recognition and day-of exhibition space at one or both event sites. In-kind donations of food and beverages may also qualify as sponsorships.”

For more information about the event, go to www.autismdelaware.org. For details about sponsorships, call Kim Siegel at 302-224-6020, Ext. 204.

Autism Delaware is a nonprofit organization made up of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their family members, the professionals who serve them, and friends of people with ASDs. With offices in Newark and Milton, Autism Delaware serves the entire state.

Autism Delaware’s programs and services are supported by generous donations from individuals and corporations across Delaware. Fundraising events, like the Walk for Autism, also provide the income needed to make critical programs a reality. For more information on how to help, go to www.autismdelaware.org.

 

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