October 21, 2020

Community Autism Resources Hosts First VIRTUAL Walk/5K Run for Autism and Family Fun Day

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Community Autism Resources, an Autism Support Center serving 82 cities and town from the Greater Fall River area, to the South shore, Cape & Islands, will host the 17th annual Hearts and Hands Walk/5K Run for Autism and Family Fun Day, virtually, Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 9:30 AM until 1:30 PM via Facebook event. The Hearts and Hands Walk/5K run is the signature fundraiser for Community Autism Resources. All the money raised through this event stays in the local communities and helps provide free services, supports and resources to children, teens, adults, and their families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

There will be: Slime making & story time with Elsa on Facebook Live, virtual Zookeeper Chat with Buttonwood Park Zoo Live on Zoom, 3 Amazing Raffle Items, Contests, our online Autism Store and more! You can create your own fundraising team, make a donation, sponsor this event and/or join our Facebook event by visiting our website for all event details http://www.community-autism-resources.com 

Community Autism Resources provides free programs and services for children, teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. During the pandemic we have continued to provide our services and supports virtually, as well as design and develop resources related to COVID-19 such as social stories, videos, visual systems and so much more! We’ve created fun weekly interactive activities such as Make it Monday, Try it Tuesday and Find it Friday, which have been archived on our website to give individuals and families a break from remote learning and telehealth, as well as the flexibility to participate at a time that is convenient for them! We have hosted a series of online paint events, virtual Zookeeper chats, Sip & Chat events for caregivers and Fun Friday events for teens and adults with ASD! In addition, the Gottschall Access Program (GAP), a 3-year Certificate Program at Bristol Community College and Peers® For Young Adults Social Skills Group for Young Adults with ASD, have continued to take place remotely during this time. We encourage you to check our website and Facebook page and website for complete details on all that we have been doing!

For more information on the Hearts and Hands Walk/5K Run, Contact Crystal Medeiros at 508-379-0371 X. 22 or 1-800-588-9239 X. 22 or e-mail CMedeiros@Community-Autism-Resources.com or you can go to our Website at: http://www.community-autism-resources.com 

Event Date
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Event time
9:30 AM
Contact
CMedeiros@Community-
Autism-Resources.com
, Crystal Medeiros
at 508-379-0371 X.
22 or 1-800-588-9239
X. 22

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