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All This $$$ & None For Autistic People | Watch The Blue Machine (A$) Light Up The Oppression of Autistic People | 2018

April 12, 2016

Shoe City proudly serves as a Top Sponsor for the Autism Speaks Walks in Washington, DC, Baltimore, and Richmond – providing support across the Mid-Atlantic region.


March 24, 2016

Partnership strengthens communities by addressing needs of families.


March 21, 2016

The world-renowned Blue Man Group are helping Light It Up Blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day!


March 11, 2016

Celebrities including Kylie Jenner, Blake Shelton, Celine Dion and Neil Patrick Harris have autographed golden-hued porcelain bunnies for this auction!


December 09, 2015

Throughout the month of December, Uno guests are able to purchase a mini-dessert for another guest and $1 of their purchase will be donated to Autism Speaks.


September 24, 2015

This morning, employees of the GAP flagship store in Herald Square, Manhattan, welcomed four individuals from the Manhattan JCC’s jobs program to take part in their annual Shadow Day.


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September 24, 2015

Almost 600 GAP stores will raise awareness and offer coupons for donations. Select GAP stores host job a shadowing day for young adults on autism spectrum.


April 22, 2015

Wednesday, April 22 is Autism Speaks’ Second Annual LIUB Field Day! Staff and volunteers will visit as many corporate partner stores and restaurants as possible to thank store managers and associates for their partnership and participation.


April 14, 2015

FOX Sports highlighted our continued partnership with FedEx and Dover International Speedway for our 5th year of the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the one-mile speedway on Sunday, May 31.


March 12, 2015

Some of today’s top celebrities have come together to make a difference for our autism community!


March 05, 2015

The Home Depot Supports Autism Speaks’ Light It Up Blue Initiative for Fourth Year with Blue Philips Light Bulbs


March 03, 2015

Vivint Gives Back Foundation Funds Home Safety Research and Provides Smart Home Technology for Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


January 30, 2015

Actress and Autism Speaks Board Member Holly Robinson Peete and former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete hosted the event to raise awareness and much needed funds on behalf of the 1 in 68 people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.


January 22, 2015

Actress and Autism Speaks Board Member Holly Robinson Peete was featured in a segment with FOX10 Phoenix to promote Super Kid Honors, a Super Bowl tailgating party, fundraiser and celebration of high school football player Vincent A. Stover.


December 11, 2014

Michael Araten from K’NEX Brands appeared on TV with Kathy Lee and Hoda Kotb to announce the donation.


December 03, 2014

For the entire month of December, Toyota Service Centers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut will be raising awareness and funds for Autism Speaks! Your generous contribution of $10 or more will help support Autism research and families while rewarding you with $15 off your next service visit at participating Toyota Service Centers.


November 26, 2014

A dad discusses how his son has been able to gain confidence through building objects through K’NEX!


November 25, 2014

Shop for a cause this Cyber Monday and support Autism Speaks!


July 14, 2014

Customer and matching donations from April through June raised $50,000 for Autism Speaks this year!


April 11, 2014

Some of today’s top celebrities have come together to make a difference for our autism community!


January 21, 2014

Autism Speaks Sponsor White Castle’s slider tops Time magazine list of 17 most influential burgers of all time.


March 25, 2014

All April long Joe’s Crab Shack is the place to dine!


August 12, 2013

Macy’s 8th Annual ‘Shop For A Cause’ charity shopping event is on August 24, 2013: buy your $5 pass from Autism Speaks and we get 100%


August 02, 2013

Congratulations to Autism Speaks’ sponsor Sprouts Farmers Market their successful IPO Thursday.


July 30, 2013

Autism Speaks joined Joe’s Crab Shack in a two-day celebration for the opening of their new location in Harlem.


July 25, 2013

The Motley Fool highlighted 6 companies who have cumulatively given over $35 million in donations to Autism Speaks.


March 27, 2013

Starting April 1st, more than 3,000 Wal-Mart stores will carry the new TCPI Fluorescent Blue bulb!


March 27, 2013

Receive 15% off your FTD order! In addition, FTD is donating an extra 10% from every purchase through this special site to Autism Speak


March 10, 2013

Shoe brand joins Autism Speaks as a proud supporter in the U.S. featuring its Child 21 (KAZ) style during the 2013 calendar year.


February 20, 2013

Premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt USA today launches the fifth year of its partnership with Autism Speaks in an effort to raise funds and


November 19, 2012

Digital Donations fundraising software provides Autism Speaks with the ability to reach millions of potential donors when they purchase


October 04, 2012

White Castle becomes the first restaurant chain to pledge to become autism friendly, starting in Michigan.


October 01, 2012

White Castle team members and Cravers every where set a fundraising record of $500,100 by selling puzzle pieces from July 22nd through


August 21, 2012

Back to School can get hectic so here is a tool from our dedicated partners at etnies to help make shoe shopping a little easier this F


August 08, 2012

Continental Accessory Corporation has launched a great new line of school supplies featuring the Autism Speaks puzzle piece logo, just


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