BENEFITING: ORGANIZATION FOR AUTISM RESEARCH
EVENT: 2017 Shamrock Shuffle 8K
EVENT DATE: Apr 02, 2017
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is an Official Charity with the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K and is currently accepting new team members for the 2017 race.
To join the RUN FOR AUTISM team, click FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN.
- $50 donation: RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and singlet, OAR finisher's medal
- $250 fundraising minimum: Free race entry at the 2017 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K ($50 value), and all of the above
- $1,700 fundraising minimum: Free race entry at the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon (pending availability), and all of the above
The fundraising deadline is one month after the race (May 2, 2017).
*By agreeing to the fundraising requirement and verifying his/her credit card information, runners are assuming full responsibility for achieving their fundraising minimum in full, even in the case of unforeseen circumstances including injury, which may prevent them from participating in the event.
Signing up on CrowdRise reserves your spot on the OAR team. Once you have completed the steps on CrowdRise, a member of the RUN staff will reach out and send you a special discount code to register for the race online.
WHY RUN FOR AUTISM?
1 in 68 children in the United States are diagnosed with autism. By joining the team, you're supporting OAR's mission to fund research and resources that help people with autism and their families today.
THE IMPACT YOU HELP OAR MAKE:
- $10 provides a Curriculum in a Box professional development set to general education teachers.
- $25 provides 15 copies of A Guide to Safety to families and first responders.
- $100 provides the Kit for Kids peer education resource to an entire elementary or middle school.
- $150 provides 100 copies of a Life Journey through Autism guidebook sent to a community support group or military installation.
- $1,000 provides a research grant for a graduate student studying autism.
- $3,000 provides a scholarship for a student with autism to attend college.
- $30,000 fully underwrites an applied research pilot study.