Shoe City supports Autism Speaks with limited edition FILA sneaker | April 12, 2016 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks is not an Autistic ally

[Note: Shared for #AutisticHistory archive purposes. This is NOT An Autistic Ally.]

Shoe City supports Autism Speaks with limited edition FILA sneaker

April 12, 2016

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, Shoe City and FILA collaborated to design an exclusive, limited edition shoe utilizing the classic streetball FILA silhouette, the Vintage Cage.  $10 from each shoe purchased will be donated to Autism Speaks.  To find out more or to purchase your limited edition shoes, go to

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. In 2015 alone, the company committed more than $41,000 to Autism Speaks.


About Shoe City

Since 1949, Shoe City has been one of the most reliable and trusted fashion retailers; today, with 36 retail locations across Maryland, Washington, DC and Virginia along with, we are still providing the latest trends and styles in fashion and footwear for men, women and kids.

About FILA

FILA is a leading manufacturer of sport and leisure footwear and apparel distributed worldwide. This internationally respected company gained world-class recognition by creating stylish products that are endorsed by professional athletes from around the world. In 2011, FILA celebrated its centennial anniversary.

The Autism Community Is Not The Autistic Community

* The “autism community” is not the Autistic Community. The autism community was created by non-Autistic led organizations and includes mostly parents, professionals and their friends. Most of what the world knows about autism is sourced from the non-Autistic “autism community.”


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